Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Greenerpasture Daily News - 1907 - KILLED ON WAY TO FUNERAL. TRAIN HITS MOURNERS' COACH IN LONG ISLAND CITY, HURLING THREE TO DEATH.

Ballston Spa, New York, USA (Ballston) (Milton)

1869  Thrown From Carriage

John W. Duncan, of Ballston Spa, N. Y., has recovered $5,000 from the New York Central Railroad Company for throwing him from his carriage, in Rochester, three years ago.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  February 13, 1869
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Westfield, Massachusetts, USA (Wyben)

1869  Devoted Deacon

Deacon J. H. Stowe, who died in Westfield, Mass., recently, is said to have attended more prayer meetings and prayed more than any other resident of that city. He was a church member for fifty-nine years, the first Sunday School Superintendent in that city, and he had read the Bible through, in course, once a year for the last sixty years.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  February 13, 1869
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Syracuse, New York, USA

1874  The Republicans of Syracuse, New York, have made a nice mess of it.

They have allowed the Liberals to capture their primary meetings and nominate a Liberal for the most important place on their ticket. This is an illustration of the danger to be apprehended from not attending the ward meetings. A few such lessons would be wholesome.

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Trenton State Gazette -  Trenton, New Jersey -  February 13, 1874
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Webster, Massachusetts, USA

1878 - Large Fire At Webster, Mass.
BOSTON, Feb. 12 - A fire broke out, this morning, in the calendering department of Samuel Slater & Sons' cambric works, at Webster, Mass., and entirely consumed the old original mill, erected in 1812, and part of a story in the new wing. The engine building and cloth storehouse were saved, but their contents were badly damaged. There were from 8,000 to 10,000 pieces of cloth in the mill, which... Read MORE...

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New York Herald-Tribune -  New York -  February 13, 1878
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Alexandria, Virginia, USA

1885 - Freight Train Wreck
Alexandria, VA - Feb 12 - By the breaking of a rail on the Washington, Ohio and West railroad, between Guilford and Farmwell stations, this morning, four freight cars were thrown from the track and the caboose upset. CLARENCE WASHINGTON, conductor, was killed.
Edgar Clarence Washington
born 23 JAN 1868 in Alexandria, VA
died 12 FEB 1885 in Alexandria, VA (unmarried)
son of George and Sallie... Read MORE...

Courier Journal -  Louisville, Kentucky -  February 13, 1885
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Augusta, Georgia, USA

1887 - A BIG FIRE IN AUGUSTA. THE OPERA HOUSE AND OTHER BUILDINGS BURNED - LOSS, $200,000.
Augusta, Ga., Feb. 12. - Hardly had the crowd left the matinee performance of "Lady Audiey's Secret," by MRS. BOWERS, when the cry of fire was given and the Opera House was found to be on fire. During the progress of the fire the streets were filled with thousands of people and the country was lit up for miles. Unscrupulous persons gave currency to a report that an earthquake shock had been felt, ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 13, 1887
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Dover, Delaware, USA

1902 - TRAINS CRASH NEAR SIDING. Brakeman Badly Injured and Passengers Shaken Up in a Collision
Special to The Inquirer.

DOVER, Del., Feb. 12. - A wreck occurred on the Delaware Railroad to-night about a half mile from the Dover Station when the evening passenger train, southbound, ran into the rear of extra freight No. 106, which was hurrying on to a siding in order to clear the track. Three cars on the freight and the passenger engine were almost demolished by the wreck and the fire... Read MORE...

The Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  February 13, 1902
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Auburn, New York, USA

1902 - All Show Improvement - Tult, Salisbury and Farrell Will Probably Recover - The Funeral of Harvey
George Tult, George Salisbury and James Farrell, the three men who were seriously injured in the elevator accident at D. M. Osborne & Co's are all reported as being considerably improved today. There were numerous reports about the streets last night and this morning that Farrell's condition had taken a turn for the worse and that he had passed a very restless night. Dr. F. E. O'Brien, the... Read MORE...

The Auburn Bulletin -  Auburn, New York -  Thursday, February 13, 1902
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Coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA

1902  Fall Caused His Death.

Special to The Inquirer. COATESVILLE, Pa., Feb. 12. - Thomas McNulty, of Philadelphia, an expert rigger employed by Marshall & McClintock, of Pottstown, who are erecting a large mill in this city, came in contact with live electric light wires and losing his footing fell a distance of thirty feet. He died soon after.

The Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  February 13, 1902
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Long Island City, New York, USA

1907 - KILLED ON WAY TO FUNERAL. TRAIN HITS MOURNERS' COACH IN LONG ISLAND CITY, HURLING THREE TO DEATH.
Special To The Washington Post.
New York, Feb. 12. - Three killed and one mortally injured is the result of a Long Island Railroad train running into a funeral coach this afternoon at the Penny bridge, Long Island City.

The dead are:
ELLIOTT TERWILLIGER, forty years old, 247 Seventh Street, Jersey City.
MRS. NELLIE TERWILLIGER, thirty-four, wife of ELLIOTT, same address.
SARAH HALLIDAY,... Read MORE...

Washington Post -  Washington, DC -  February 13, 1907
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

1917 - TWELVE MISSING IN FIRE. SCORE MAY HAVE DIED IN MINNEAPOLIS BLAZE. ONE WOMAN JUMPS TO DEATH - FIREMEN ARRIVING LATE ARE ATTACKED BY CROWD.
Minneapolis, Minn., Feb. 12. - Firemen are searching the smoking ruins of the Kenwood Hotel for the bodies of a dozen persons missing since the fire which started Sunday about midnight. MRS. LUCILLE SQUIRE, 30 years old, was killed when she jumped from a third-story window, missing the life-net and striking the pavement. Twelve guests were taken to the hospital suffering from burns. An explosion... Read MORE...

Moberly Daily Index -  Missouri -  February 13, 1917
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1869  A Bethel, Conn., telegram of the 2d says fifteen lives were lost by the flood of the day previous.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  A company has been formed to construct a railway from Fredericton, New Brunswick, to Riviere du Loup, on the St. Lawrence.


Lowell Daily Citizen and News
Lowell, Massachusetts

1874  Dye-House Fire
The dye-house of D. Macintosh, at Holyoke, Massachusetts, was burned on Friday night. Loss $5,000.

The Emporia Weekly News
Emporia, Kansas

1884  Courtney turns fireman
Oarsman Courtney, once known to fame, is foreman of the fire engine company at Union Springs, N. Y.

Arkansas City Weekly Traveler
Arkansas City, Kansas

1885 February 13, 1885 - The "Friday the 13th" avalanche at Alva, UT, killed sixteen persons, and left thirteen others buried for twelve hours before being rescued.

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1905 February 13, 1905 - Morning lows of -29 degrees at Pond AR, -40 degrees at Lebanon KS, and -40 degrees at Warsaw MO established all-time records for those three states

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