Saturday, February 10, 2018

Greenerpasture Daily News - 1893 - A NEW HAMPSHIRE HORROR. FORTY-FOUR PERSONS BURNED IN THE DOVER INSANE ASYLUM.

Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine)

1881 - Chief Joseph Onaskeurat Dies
Joseph Onaskeurat, chief of the tribe of Oka Indians, who died the other day near the Lachine Rapids, Province of Quebec, was one of the most distinguished red men of the present century, though he had only completed his thirty-fifth year last September. He was a leader of the Protestant Indians in their fierce conflict with their Catholic neighbors, about three years ago, in which the... Read MORE...

Cincinnati Daily Gazette -  Cincinnati, Ohio -  February 10, 1881
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Dover, New Hampshire, USA

1893 - A NEW HAMPSHIRE HORROR. FORTY-FOUR PERSONS BURNED IN THE DOVER INSANE ASYLUM.
Dover, N. H., Feb. 10. - The County Insane Asylum, four miles from here, was burned last night and forty-four lives were lost.

When Watchman WILLIAM CHEVEY made his 10 o'clock trip into the insane asylum, he found the fire coming out of a cell occupied by MARY FOUNTAIN and gave the alarm. WILLIAM DRISCOLL, the keeper, with his family, lived in the building, and he at once broke the locks off... Read MORE...

The New York Times  -  New York, New York -  February 10, 1893
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Salisbury, Massachusetts, USA

1896 - FIVE MEN IN THE RIGGING.
DARKNESS SHUT IN ON THE WRECK OF THE SCHOONER FLORIDA.
LIFE CREW WALKED TWELVE MILES IN THE STORM, BUT FAILED TO EFFECT A RESCUE - TWO BODIES CAME IN.

Newburyport, Mass., Feb. 9. - A three-masted schooner, supposed to be the Florida of New York, went ashore this afternoon off Salisbury Beach.

When first observed by two Seabrook fishermen seven men were seen on the schooner. The attempted... Read MORE...

The Morning Times  -  Washington, D.C. -  February 10, 1896
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Missoula County, Montana, USA (Missoula)

1898 - Crushed by Logs
Special to the Miner.
Missoula, Feb. 7. - Howard Murphy was instantly killed last Saturday afternoon at McKeen and McQuarry's camp near Bearmouth by a log falling upon him. His remains were brought to Missoula for interment. Murphy was 25 years of age and unmarried. As far as known he has no relatives in this part of the country. He was engaged in blocking a sled runner which had plunged into a... Read MORE...

Butte Weekly Miner -  Butte, Montana -  February 10, 1898
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Paterson, New Jersey, USA

1902 - PATERSON LAID WASTE BY FIRE - Business Section and a Hundred Dwellings Burned
LOSS ABOUT $8,000,000
Banks, Churches, Hotels, Municipal Buildings, and Newspaper Offices in Ruins
MARTIAL LAW PROCLAIMED
Police Reinforced by Soldiers and Citizens — No Lives Lost and No One
Seriously Injured Despite Rapidity with Which the Conflagration Spread.

PATTERSON, N.J., Feb. 9 - A fire in Paterson yesterday that laid waste the principal business portion of the city, destroying... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 10, 1902
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Lynn, Massachusetts, USA

1910  AGED WOMAN BURNED TO DEATH AT LYNN

Lynn, Feb. 9. - While working around her kitchen range today the clothing of Mrs. Mary S. Coombs caught fire and before her niece, who heard her cries for help, could extinguish the flames, she had received burns which resulted in her death an hour later, Mrs. Coombs was 81 years of age.

The Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  February 10, 1910
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Dalton, Massachusetts, USA

1910 - FATAL CRASH IN TROLLEY LINE MAY END ITS CAREER. Pittsfield Alderman Order Two Branches Closed. Dalton to Oust It? ALL OF 57 INJURED EXPECTED TO LIVE.
Senator Crane Complained to the State Board of Faulty Service Two Weeks Ago.

Pittsfield, Feb. 9. - A whirlwind of public indignation that has already resulted in summary official action and that may sweep the Pittsfield street railway out of existence is the sequel of the accident today in which a big double-trucked electric car of the company ran wild down a steep grade at Dalton and crashed... Read MORE...

The Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  February 10, 1910
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1896 - Joseph Shovenor, 6 years old, was drowned at Cranston, R. I.


North Adams Transcript
North Adams, Massachusetts

1959  February 10 - Tornado in St Louis kills 19 & injures 265

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