Saturday, August 3, 2019

1857 - Extraordinary Tornado in Tewksbury, Mass.

Tewksbury, Massachusetts, USA

1857 - Extraordinary Tornado in Tewksbury, Mass.
The Boston Traveler gives the following particulars of the violent tornado which passed over Tewksbury, Mass., and neighborhood, on Friday afternoon week:

At about half-past five o'clock P. M.... Read MORE...

The Republican Compiler -  Pennsylvania -  August 3, 1857
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1909 ad
Atherton-Byard Furniture Co.
16 Washington Sq., Haverhill, Mass.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909
Burlington, Vermont, USA

1867 Railroad Accident in Vermont-Train Intentionally Thrown front the Track.
BURLINGTON, Vt., Friday, Aug. 2. The 10 P.M. express train of the Rutland and Burlington Railroad was thrown down an embankment and badly smashed up ten miles south of this city last night, by ties... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 3, 1867
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Galen, New York, USA (Clyde)

1886 - FATAL RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
Clyde, N. Y., Aug. 2. - This morning at 9:30 a pocket blew out of engine No. 392, of the Lyons coal train, when within half a mile of Clyde, on the New York Central Railroad, and forced the hot... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 3, 1886
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Varennes, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-Varennes)

1888 - To Pray For Rain. Canadians Suffering From the Effects of a Drouth.
MONTREAL, Aug. 3 - The continual drouth in the country district has revived the project to have special services for rain in the county parishes. Varennes is going to seek the aid of the tableau of... Read MORE...

Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  August 3, 1888
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Marquette, Michigan, USA

1889 - A TERRIBLE EXPLOSION. TWO MEN AND THREE BOYS TORN TO SHREDS.
Marquette, Mich., Aug. 2. - A terribly fatal explosion occurred at the Republic Mine late this afternoon. Two cases of giant power exploded in pit six killing two men and three boys. All the victims... Read MORE...

Burlington Hawk Eye -  Iowa -  August 3, 1889
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Gingerbread - One cup of molasses, one teaspoon of soda, beaten milk and molasses till...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 9, 1881
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

1903 - CRUSHED UNDER A CAR - Mrs. John Riley, Formerly of Seymour, Killed at Indianapolis
Sunday morning Mrs. John Riley of Indianapolis, formerly a resident of this city, was crushed to death under the wheels of a street car.

Early Sunday morning she in company with her husband and... Read MORE...

Seymour Daily Republican -  Seymour, Indiana -  Monday, August 3, 1903
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Wa-Hoo Blood and Nerve Tonic
Made in Detroit, MI

The label boasts it to be "a positive cure for blood rheumatism, blood disorders, stomach troubles, liver and kidney complaint, sick headache, malaria, indigestion, dyspepsia, constipation, catarrah of the stomach, nervousness, skin diseases, salt rheum, scrofula and neuralgia."

The label also says, "Also female weakness and irregularities are promptly relieved and permanently cured." http://newsok.com/article/2134619


Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida
North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, USA

1909 - Wage Increase for Thousand Workers
By Associated Press.
North Grosvenordale, Conn., August 3. - The operatives in the cotton mills here, numbering a thousand, are to receive an increase in wages about August 15. The increase, it is... Read MORE...

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  August 3, 1909
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La Pocatière, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere)

1916 - Entire Village on Fire
Quebec, August 2. - Dispatches say that the entire village of St. Anne De La Pocatiere is burning. Quebec and other cities sent aid to the scene of the conflagration. The origin of the fire is... Read MORE...

Morning Olympian -  Washington -  August 3, 1916
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Dover, New Hampshire, USA

1933 DOVER CITY HALL DESTROYED - $100,000 LOSS IN DISASTROUS FIRE THIS MORNING
Aid Summoned From Portsmouth, Somersworth, Rochester And Berwick

Concord, Aug. 3. - Dover city hall was destroyed by fire early today with a loss estimated at $100,000. The fire broke out shortly... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  August 3, 1933
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America - Did you know? May 28, 1830 - President Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act, which authorizes the forced removal...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? Habitants spent the wintertime cleaning and repairing tools and tending the animals. In spring they ...Read MORE...



Elspeth Deir et al., Canada: The story of our heritage, Grade 7 (Whitby, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2000)
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Visit Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA!

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Williamsport Hospital

Milwaukee Sentinel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 16, 1917
Died August 3

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