Friday, April 3, 2020

1909 - CHILDREN BURNED IN OIL BLAZE - Flames Shooting From Well Causes Bad Disaster. ALL SCHOOL PUPILS - Bradford Youngsters Were Returning Home When They Visited the Well.

St Joseph, Missouri, USA

1860 - April 3 – The Pony Express begins its first run from Saint Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California.
The first rider was to leave St. Joseph at 5:00 pm. However, the mail had been slowed up in Chicago for transfer to Hannibal, Missouri. A train was stripped down with no passenger cars at Hannibal.... Read MORE...

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Quaker Oats

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February 1898

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Milford, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - Fire in Milford, Mass.
MILFORD, Mass., Thursday, April 2. A fire in Milford, this morning, destroyed Underwood's large boot manufactory. The stock and fixtures were mostly saved. It is supposed to be the work of an... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 3, 1868
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Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA

1872 - FATAL MINING DISASTER. THE LACKAWANNA BREAKER BLOWN DOWN AND BURNED -- FIVE PERSONS KILLED AND ANOTHER NOT EXPECTED TO LIVE.
From Our Own Correspondent.

Scranton, Tuesday, April 2, 1872.

To prevent an accident in or about a coal mine is almost an impossibility. Outside is the breaker, towering to an altitude of 100... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 3, 1872
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream Cheese - Put three pints of milk to a half pint of cream, warm and put in a little...Read MORE...



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Wm. H. Wiley & Son, Hartford, Conn.

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March 1898

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Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA

1893 - BRADFORD'S MISFORTUNE. THE HIGGINS HOUSE AGAIN DESTROYED BY FIRE.
WILD SCENES OF PANIC - THREE LIVES LOST, AND MANY JUMP FROM SECOND AND THIRD-FLOOR WINDOWS - BABES THROWN INTO THE CREEK - BURNED OUT FIVE TIMES IN TWO YEARS, BUT STILL NOT DISCOURAGED. - A... Read MORE...

Titusville Herald -  Titusville, Pennsylvania -  April 3, 1893
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Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1907 - FIRE THREATENED AN ATLANTA BLOCK. Considerable Damage by Flames in Business Section.
Atlanta, Ga., April 2. – Fire started in Durand’s restaurant at 11 East Alabama street early this morning, gutted the upstairs portion of the restaurant, and did damage through water or smoke, to the ... Read MORE...

The Columbus Enquirer-Sun -  Columbus, Georgia -  April 3, 1907
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Hornell, New York, USA (Hornellsville)

1908 - Fatal Wreck on Erie.
The westbound Wells-Fargo express train on the Erie Railroad, crashed into an eastbound freight at Hornell. Two were killed and four were injured. The dead are: L. H. HELMER, engineer of the express... Read MORE...

Chateaugay Record -  Chateaugay, New York -  April 3, 1908
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

At a Dinner-Party - after which all present were to attend a dance, it would be in best...Read MORE...



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Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA

1909 - CHILDREN BURNED IN OIL BLAZE - Flames Shooting From Well Causes Bad Disaster. ALL SCHOOL PUPILS - Bradford Youngsters Were Returning Home When They Visited the Well.
VICTIM'S CLOTHES BURNED OFF

Bradford, Pa., April 3. - More than 30 young school children, mostly residents of the Third ward, here, were severely burned late yesterday afternoon in a gas explosion ... Read MORE...

Indiana Evening Gazette -  Indiana, Pennsylvania -  April 3, 1909
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1869  A thousand and forty dollars in gold pieces of the year 1795, or thereabouts, was recently disposed of in Trenton, N. J., after being hoarded for seventy-four years. The loss of interest in that time was somewhat over $4,000.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1873  April 3 - Gen. S. P. Hazeltine, Town Clerk of Bakersfield, Vermont, has held his office for 51 years and has recorded all but two of the deeds handed in for record during that time.


The New Berne Times
New Berne, North Carolina

1888  April 3 – The Brighton Beach Hotel in Coney Island is moved 520 feet using six steam locomotives by civil engineer B. C. Miller to save it from ocean storms.

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 Quebec - Did you know? Seigneuries in North America were granted to military officers, some were owned by the Catholic...Read MORE...



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The Hartford Rubber Works Co., Hartford, Conn.

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March 1898

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