Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - October 3

Manchester, Connecticut, USA

1878  Guided by a Spirit

In a paper mill in Manchester, Connecticut, is in use an improved machine, in building which the maker says that he followed the directions given by the spirit of his dead brother.

Lebanon Daily News -  Lebanon, Pennsylvania -  October 3, 1878
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Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange)

1883 - ANOTHER ROTTEN BOILER.
Albany, September 28. - Early this morning the boiler in the steamer J.S. Robinson, which lay at the foot of Waterloo Street, exploded with frightful force, instantly killing Capt. GEO. S. WARNER and Fireman WM. CLEARY, and seriously injuring FRED TINSLAR, the engineer who was blown in the water and narrowly escaped drowning. WILLARD DURAND and MELVILLE RYAN, deck hands, RICHARD VANZANDT, son of... Read MORE...

Weekly Wisconsin -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  October 3, 1883
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Omaha, Nebraska, USA

1893 - FIRE AT OMAHA. Farnam Street Theater Completely Destroyed. TOTAL LOSS ESTIMATED AT $250,000.
Five Firemen Injured, Two Fatally - Detailed Statement of the Losses and a List of the Names of the Losers - Origin of the Fire Unknown, But Supposed to Have Been Caused by the Falling of an Arc Electric Light - First Discovered on the State.

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 3 - The Farnam Street theatre, on the northeast corner of Fifteenth and Farnam streets, has been completely destroyed by fire. The... Read MORE...

The Racine Daily Journal -  Racine, Wisconsin -  October 3, 1893
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Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn)

1921 - Two Could Play That Game.
A hundred years ago a wealthy bachelor, named Paige, who lived near Albion, R. I., gave a party; one of the young ladies left a glove. Mr. Paige returned it with the following note: "If from your glove you take the letter G, that glove is love and that I have for thee." The young lady replied: "If from your name you take the letter P, that Paige is age and that won't do for me." The story is... Read MORE...

Alton Evening Telegraph -  Alton, Illinois -  October 3, 1921
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Antigo, Wisconsin, USA

1942 - Army Flier Killed In Antigo Crash
Antigo, Wis. - (UP) - The first serious accident since a preliminary glider training school was established here June 1, resulted in the death of Pvt. C. W. Stanford, Farmersville, Tex., this week.
He suffered burns Oct. 1 from which he died when the plane he was piloting crashed on the Joe Frisch farm near Antigo. Capt. Ross M. Clem of the school said that the cause of the crash had not been... Read MORE...

The Sheboygan Press -  Sheboygan, Wisconsin -  October 3, 1942
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1841  October 3 - An October gale, the worst of record for Nantucket, MA, caught the Cape Cod fishing fleet at sea. Forty ships were driven ashore on Cape Cod, and 57 men perished from the town of Truro alone.

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