Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - August 30

Syracuse, New York, USA

1841 - FURTHER PARTICULARS OF THE TERRIBLE GUNPOWDER EXPLOSION IN SYRACUSE - EXTENT OF THE DAMAGE.
We have received slips from Albany, Utica and Syracuse, giving us further particulars of the dreadful appalling disaster, which has thrown Syracuse and the nieghboring towns into the deepest gloom.
It appears that the fire broke out last Friday night, in a wooden building situated on the tow path of the Oswego Canal near the County Clerk's Office and occupied as a carpenter's shop. It also... Read MORE...

The Adams Sentinel -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  August 30, 1841
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Greenfield, New York, USA

1843 - Dr. Duncan Acquitted
STRANGE. - Dr. Duncan, who was tried last week at Greenfield, N. Y., on the charge of adultery with Mrs. Kemp, at Shelburne, has been acquitted. The trial excited great interest, and the verdict was received with a strong demonstration of popular approval. According to the Greenfield Gazette, Dr. Duncan was a man of high standing among the people of Shelburne, and had had their entire confidence. ... Read MORE...

The Sun -  Baltimore, Maryland -  August 30, 1843
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Kansas City, Missouri, USA

1884 - A Trained Ditched.
Kansas City, August 29 - Switch engine No. 27, of the Council Bluffs railway, was badly ditched about five o'clock this morning while taking a train of empty stock cars out of the stock yards. The train was on the western track, next to the Kaw river, and was in the rear of the Stock Exchange when a broken rail sent the engine flying from the river bank, breaking it up very badly, and pinning to... Read MORE...

The Atchison Globe -  Atchison, Kansas -  August 30, 1884
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Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA

1886 - RECKLESS DRIVING. ONE MAN KILLED, FOUR FATALLY AND SEVERAL OTHERS SERIOUSLY INJURED.
Boston, August 29. - [Special.] - An accident by which one man was killed, four fatally and several others seriously injured occurred at Jamaica Plains this afternoon by the upsetting of an express wagon.
A party of fifteen young men residing at the Highlands hired a large express wagon this morning and made a trip to Dedham, where they remained several hours. On their way home the driver... Read MORE...

Detroit Free Press -  Detroit, Michigan -  August 30, 1886
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Brooklyn, New York, USA (Flatlands) (Flatbush)

1897 - BRAVE POLICEMAN FARRELL Saves Lives of Passengers of a Brighton Beach Train at Risk of His Own. THWARTS TRAIN WRECKERS
Catches Five Boys Wedging Stones in an Opened Switch - Hampered by Two Prisoners, He Works as the Train Approached.

Policeman FARRELL of the Twenty-second Police Precinct, Brooklyn, working under great difficulties, saved the lives of many passengers of a Bright Beach Railroad train last night. He did this at the risk of his own life and the lives of the two boy prisoners, whom he had caught... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 30, 1897
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Goshen, New York, USA

1902 - CLOUDBURST AT GOSHEN.
Special to The New York Times.
Goshen, N.Y., Aug. 29. - This section of country was on Thursday night the centre of a remarkable cloudburst. Blinding sheets of rain fell and the lightning played continuously for two hours.

While the tempest raged two and a half inches of rain fell. Hail was also mingled with the raindrops, and the frightened cattle fought for places of protection beneath the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 30, 1902
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Covington, Kentucky, USA

1905  Run Down By a Train.

Covington, Ky., Aug. 28 - Ben Tarvin, 35, was probably fatally injured in the C. & O. yards, beneath the 11th street viaduct. It is said he was attempting to step out of the way of an approaching train and was struck by a yard engine coming from another direction.

Springfield Sun -  Springfield, Kentucky -  August 30, 1905
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Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, USA

1928 - RECOVER BODIES AS ALIQUIPPA FOUNDERS - Vesta Coal Co. Craft Goes Down Near Plant For Which It Is Named, Below Pittsburgh - Seek Members of Crew
STEEL KEEL THOUGHT FLOODED SUDDENLY

Boat Believed To Have Struck Snag While Maneuvering With Big Tow of Coal from California Mine, Early This Morning

Divers searching for bodies of 3 persons missing when the towboat Aliquippa overturned in 18 feet of water in the Ohio river at Aliquippa, Pa., early today, recovered the body of CHRISTINA DENLOCK, 19, a chambermaid, shortly before noon.... Read MORE...

The Charleroi Mail -  Charleroi, Pennsylvania -  August 30, 1928
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1936  August 30 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt attends the dedication of Thomas Jefferson's head at Mount Rushmore.

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