Sunday, June 2, 2019

1903 - Twenty Thousand Persons are Now Homeless in Kansas City, Kansas

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

1845 - ANOTHER DISASTROUS FIRE IN PITTSBURG ! SIXTY TO SEVENTY HOUSES IN ASHES - ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY TO TWO HUNDRED FAMILIES, COMPRISING SEVEN TO NINE HUNDRED PERSONS RENDERED HOUSELESS AND HOMELESS ! !
Our city has again been the scene of another disastrous conflagration - more dreadful than the first as regards the actual suffering which will follow, although comparatively small when the amount of ... Read MORE...

The Republican Compiler -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  June 2, 1845
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Rhea, Smalley & Co.,
Wholesale Dealers in All Kinds of Farm Machinery
226 S. Washington and 120 Liberty Sts., Peoria, Ill.
Belchertown, Massachusetts, USA

1860 - SHOCKING DEATH OF A YOUNG WOMAN.
A correspondent of the Worcester (Mass.) Spy gives the following particulars of a fatal accident which occurred on Saturday afternoon, the 26th of May, at the [illegible] manufactory of F. M.... Read MORE...

The New Albany Daily Ledger -  New Albany, Indiana -  June 2, 1860
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Conway, Massachusetts, USA

1860 - June 2 - DIED WHILE DANCING
A young man named Frank Stanhope attended a dance in Conway, Mass., a few evening since, and while dancing and playing a flute at the same time, fell dead upon the floor. The selectmen suspected foul ... Read MORE...

Richmond Dispatch -  Richmond, Virginia -  June 2, 1860
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Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA

1868 - Fire at Woonsocket.
A fire was discovered in the large brick storage and dry-house owned by Messrs. WARD and HARRIS, in Woonsocket, about noon to-day. The fire originated in some wool waste, and was confined to the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 2, 1868
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Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA

1882 - Destructive Tornado in Franklin County, Mass.
A destructive storm of wind and bail passed over a portion of Franklin county, Mass., last Sunday evening. At Greenfield huge trees were uprooted, and the air was filled with flying fences, shingles, ... Read MORE...

Vermont Phoenix -  Brattleboro, Vermont -  June 2, 1882
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Johnny Cake - One cup sweet milk, one cup wheat flour, one and one-half cups corn meal, one...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., November 30, 1881

Hemaboloids Arseniated
Made by The Palisade Manufacturing Company, Yonkers, NY

Hemaboloids arseniated (with strychnia) was a patent medicine used to treat people with anaemia (low red blood cell count). It contained 17% alcohol, and small amounts of arsenious acid (which contained arsenic) and strychnia (also known as strychnine), both of which were highly toxic in larger doses.
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Kansas City, Kansas, USA

1903 - Twenty Thousand Persons are Now Homeless in Kansas City, Kansas
The first reliable information from Kansas City, Kan., was just received. In that district 20,000 persons are homeless. A number have been drowned, and the property loss has been heavy. The situation ... Read MORE...

Sandusky Evening Star -  Sandusky, Ohio -  June 2, 1903
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Dress for Morning Visits — A lady should never receive her morning callers in a wrapper, unless...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
Topeka, Kansas, USA

1903 - Flood - Losses Exaggerated.
Topeka, June 2. - While it is known that 34 people lost their lives by the flood, reports of other bodies found are still coming in. The flood is now receding. Looting is still going on in north... Read MORE...

Sandusky Evening Star -  Sandusky, Ohio -  June 2, 1903
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Oneonta, New York, USA

1905 - NEW YORK TOWN SCORCHED.
Oneonta, N. Y., June 2. - Damage estimated at $100,000 was done by a fire which began late last night and burned until this morning, destroying two brick blocks and two frame structures, and damaging ... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne Sentinel -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  June 2, 1905
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Passaic, New Jersey, USA

1905 - BAD WRECK ON THE LACKAWANNA
By Publishers Press Direct Wire

Passaic June 2 - A broken axle on and east-bound freight caused the wreck of ten cars on the Lackawanna railroad this morning The wreck occurred in Passaic, near... Read MORE...

The Trenton Times -  Trenton, New Jersey -  June 2, 1905
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Wichita, Kansas, USA

1908 - FOUR DROWNED IN KANSAS. Streams Are Out of Banks and Rain is Still Falling.
WICHITA, Kas., June 1 - One more was added to the list of flood victims here today, making four in all who have drowned. Benjamin white is missing and it is believed that he also lost his life. Those ... Read MORE...

The Kansas City Times -  Kansas City, Missouri -  June 2, 1908
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Yakima, Washington, USA

1912 - SUCCESSFUL AERONAUT OF THE SEATTLE MEET MAKES A FAILURE OF FLIGHT AT NORTH YAKIMA.
PARMALEE DIES UNDER BIPLANE IN WASHINGTON.
BIPLANE TURNED TURTLE HIGH UP.
WHILE CIRCLING ABOUT THE FAIR GROUNDS AT GREAT HEIGHT, MACHINE WENT WRONG AND FELL.
North Yakima, June 1. - PHIL PARMALEE, ... Read MORE...

Fairbanks Daily Times  -  Fairbanks, Alaska -  June 2, 1912
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Kansas City, Missouri, USA

1921 - TRAIN SMASH INJURES TWO - A FORD WAS STRUCK AT ARLINGTON AVENUE.
Broken Bones Were Received by the Men in the Car, but They Narrowly Escaped Death.

John H. Lewis, Kentucky and Hultig avenues, Mount Washington and George L. Sevedge, Sterling and Peery avenues,... Read MORE...

Kansas City Star -  Kansas City, Missouri -  June 2, 1921
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Shelburne, Massachusetts, USA (Shelburne Falls)

1927 - Shelburne Falls Man Treated for Eye Injury
With a wound piercing his eyelid and penetrating the cornea of his eyeball, Arthur Lamont of Shelburne Falls, and employe[sic] of the Boston & Maine railroad, was brought to this city yesterday... Read MORE...

North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  June 2, 1927
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Watertown, New York, USA

1930 - ENRAGED BEAR KILLS KEEPER WITH BLOW.
(By International News Service).

Watertown, N.Y., June 2. - An enraged female bear, separated from its mate, killed its keeper here today when the man opened the cage door at the city zoo to feed... Read MORE...

The Kane Republican -  Pennsylvania -  June 2, 1930
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Nelson, New Hampshire, USA

1947 - Nashua Business Man Is Nubanusit Drowning Victim
Elmer C. Orff, 58, of 76 Amherst st., retired wood dealer, drowned in a fishing trip accident at Lake Nubanusit in Nelson shortly before noon Sunday when the boat in which he was trolling, filled... Read MORE...

Nashua Telegraph -  Nashua, New Hampshire -  June 2, 1947
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Barrie, Ontario, Canada

1985 - BARRIE MOURNS DEAD. SEARCH GOES ON FOR MORE BODIES.
Barrie, Ont. (CP) - A grim, building-by-building search continued yesterday for more possible victims of a cluster of violent tornadoes that ripped like chainsaws across parts of Ontario... Read MORE...

Winnipeg Free Press -  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada -  June 2, 1985
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1883 June 2, 1883: In Fort Wayne, Indiana, the first baseball game was played under electric lights at night

The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com

1886 June 2, 1886: Grover Cleveland became the first president to marry in the White House

The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com

1889 June 2, 1889 - A great flood on the Potomac River in Washington, DC flooded streets and took out a span of Long Bridge (today's 14th Street Bridge). The flood stage reached was not equaled until 1936.

National Weather Service (NOAA)

1967  June 2 - Race riots in Roxbury section of Boston

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America - Did you know? October 16, 1859 - Abolitionist John Brown and 21 followers capture federal arsenal at Harpers...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? The Canadian horse was introduced to New France in July of 1665. The first load of twelve horses...Read MORE...



The Story of the Canadian Horse (www.lechevalcanadien.ca/ breed.htm)
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Police Station, Akron, Ohio.

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Herring & Leyden
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The Atlanta Constitution
Atlanta, Georgia
July 5, 1868
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