Wednesday, July 3, 2019

1904 - Fireworks Explode in Store - Panic-Stricken Women and Children Rescued from Cellar of Burning Building

Omo Dress Shield
The Omo Mfg. Co., Middletown, Ct.

The Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898
1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Fried Egg Plant - elect the large purple kind and one which feels firm; cut it crosswise...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 12, 1881

The Clinton Safety Pin
The Oakville Company
Waterbury, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898
Jackson, Mississippi, USA

1869 - Two citizens of Jackson, Miss., went out fishing, got fifty miles away from home, and out of money, and finally, as a last resort, went to the Sheriff of the county,
told him they were escaped convicts from the Jackson Penitentiary, gave themselves up, and were taken home without the expenditure of a cent. The Sheriff's feelings, on realizing the joke, may be... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 3, 1869

1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you are ever caught in a shower, and meet a gentleman friend who offers an umbrella, accept it,...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
Waterbury, Connecticut, USA

WATERBURY, Ct., July 2. - In confusion, piled up end over end, nearly all of 11 loaded freight cars blocked the Naugatuck track today at the turn out, two miles below Seymour. All day, until 3 P.M.,... Read MORE...

Worcester Daily Spy -  Worcester, Massachusetts -  July 3, 1889

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Fred Shaw, the swan boat man, had a narrow escape from drowning at the lake yesterday. He went out after lilies, and, while busily engaged in his work made a misstep and fell into the lake, where the ... Read MORE...

Worcester Daily Spy -  Worcester, Massachusetts -  July 3, 1889

Newark, New Jersey, USA

1898 - TORPEDOES EXPLODE IN RAILROAD DEPOT. One Man Fatally Injured and Combination Car Blown to Pieces. SEVERAL OTHERS HURT.
Box Containing Explosives Dropped by Baggage Handlers While Loading Car

Special to The Inquirer.
NEWARK, July 2. — A terrific explosion, followed by shrieks of agony, startled people in and near... Read MORE...

Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  July 3, 1898

Newport, Rhode Island, USA


This Is the First Time in the History of American 90-Footers That a Fatal Accident Has Occurred, Races Called Off.

Newport, R. I., July 2. - For the first time in the... Read MORE...

Anaconda Standard -  Anaconda, Montana -  July 3, 1903

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1904 - Fireworks Explode in Store - Panic-Stricken Women and Children Rescued from Cellar of Burning Building
Special to The New York Times.

WORCESTER, Mass., July 2. — Accidentally stepping on a bomb-jack, a large torpedo, Albert Childs, a clerk of the Nelson Five and Ten Cent Store, 526 and 528 Main... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 3, 1904

Los Gatos, California, USA

San Jose, July 3. - Shortly before 8 o'clock this morning the large and handsome Elmonte Hotel at Los Gatos was discovered to be afire, and in spite of the efforts of the fire department it was a... Read MORE...

Oakland Tribune -  Oakland, California -  July 3, 1907

Lake Placid, New York, USA

1909 - LIFE LOST IN BURNED ADIRONDACK HOTEL. Employe of the Ruisseaumont Went Back for His Watch - Dies of His Injuries.

Young New York Woman Was Overlooked at First, but Later Taken Down on a Rope - $180,000 Loss.

Special to The New York Times.

LAKE PLACID, N. Y., July 2. - One death and... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 3, 1909

Lexington, Kentucky, USA

1910 - Eye Burned Out By Red Hot Iron. Blacksmith Cahill Victim Of A Serious Accident While At Work.
George Cahill, a blacksmith, living on Jefferson Street, met with an accident yesterday afternoon by which his eye was burned out. He was at work in Kroghan’s blacksmith shop on West Short Street on... Read MORE...

Morning Herald -  Lexington, Kentucky -  July 3, 1910

Battle Creek, Michigan, USA

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 1. - The McLean & Swift grain elevator here was destroyed by fire early today. The loss is estimated at about $100,000, half of which is on corn, wheat and oats stored in... Read MORE...

The Duluth News-Tribune -  Duluth, Minnesota -  July 3, 1911

Exeter, New Hampshire, USA

1914 - EXETER ACADEMY LOSES TREASURES. Fire Ruins Interior of Main Building of Famous New Hampshire Prep. School
Exeter, N. H., July 3. - An investigation has failed to determine the cause of the fire that ruined the interior of the main building of Phillips Exeter academy, early today. The loss is estimated at ... Read MORE...

Fitchburg Daily Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  July 3, 1914

West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Arctic) (Natick) (Phenix)

1919 - West Warwick Liquor Men Are Opposed to 2.75 Beer
Prominent liquor dealers in West Warwick are strongly opposed to the movement of brewers throughout the country to secure the privilege of manufacturing and selling 2.75 per cent beer and they say... Read MORE...
Pawtucket Times -  Pawtucket, Rhode Island -  July 3, 1919

1937 - July 2 - Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappear after taking off from New Guinea during Earhart's attempt to become the first woman to fly around the world.
First Attempt at Hazardous Trip Halted by Accident
First Plan to Fly Westward Changed to Eastward Itinerary

WASHINGTON, July 2 (AP) ...

Valley Morning Star -  Harlingen, Texas -  July 3, 1937

1852  July 3 - Congress authorizes US's 2nd mint (San Francisco, California)

1863  July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

1869  In Taylor county, Ky., the other day, two young men were poisoned by eating hemlock root. It was thought one of them could not recover.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  A resident of Dauphin county, Penn., recently, within a week, lost five children by scarlet fever.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  Emma A. Ridley, of Auburn, N. Y., was struck by lightning and instantly killed,
the other day, while standing at a table ironing. No injury was done to the house.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  A fire at Detroit a few days ago destroyed the Fulton Iron Works. Loss $50,000. Ten firemen were injured while attempting to subdue the flames.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  Laura Cresswell, a teacher in one of the Brooklyn public schools, was burned to death the other night, by the explosion of a kerosene lamp.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  Nashville, Tenn., was recently visited with a serious conflagration, which destroyed property to the extent of $235,000.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  An arch of a dry kiln, at Milwaukee, just being finished, gave way a few days ago,
burying three men beneath the ruins. Two of them - Fred Garside and August Doperfhul - were killed.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  A man in charge was explaining the working of the fire-alarm telegraph, in Indianapolis, on a recent Sunday evening,
and unconsciously sent an alarm, which soon brought the whole Fire Department to his box.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  A diamond ring, which had been lost since the fall of 1823, was found in a well in Oswego, N. Y., a few days ago.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1886  "Anna and Wendell Phillips" is to be the inscription on the tombstone of the famous Abolitionist and his wife, at Milton, Mass.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

America - Did you know? In 1620, the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts was established by Pilgrims from England. Before...Read MORE...

Quebec - Did you know? In the seventeenth century most of the world went to bed at nightfall because there was nothing...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Visit Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA!

Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.

Among the Trees at Big Island Park, Lake Minnetonka, Minn.

1942 advertisement

Reymond's is good Bread
Enriched with Vitamin -B, and other Vitamin B factors

Naugatuck Daily News
Naugatuck, Connecticut
July 2, 1942
Died July 3


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