Friday, April 3, 2020

1909 - CHILDREN BURNED IN OIL BLAZE - Flames Shooting From Well Causes Bad Disaster. ALL SCHOOL PUPILS - Bradford Youngsters Were Returning Home When They Visited the Well.

St Joseph, Missouri, USA

1860 - April 3 – The Pony Express begins its first run from Saint Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California.
The first rider was to leave St. Joseph at 5:00 pm. However, the mail had been slowed up in Chicago for transfer to Hannibal, Missouri. A train was stripped down with no passenger cars at Hannibal.... Read MORE...

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Milford, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - Fire in Milford, Mass.
MILFORD, Mass., Thursday, April 2. A fire in Milford, this morning, destroyed Underwood's large boot manufactory. The stock and fixtures were mostly saved. It is supposed to be the work of an... Read MORE...

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Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA

1872 - FATAL MINING DISASTER. THE LACKAWANNA BREAKER BLOWN DOWN AND BURNED -- FIVE PERSONS KILLED AND ANOTHER NOT EXPECTED TO LIVE.
From Our Own Correspondent.

Scranton, Tuesday, April 2, 1872.

To prevent an accident in or about a coal mine is almost an impossibility. Outside is the breaker, towering to an altitude of 100... Read MORE...

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March 1898

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Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA

1893 - BRADFORD'S MISFORTUNE. THE HIGGINS HOUSE AGAIN DESTROYED BY FIRE.
WILD SCENES OF PANIC - THREE LIVES LOST, AND MANY JUMP FROM SECOND AND THIRD-FLOOR WINDOWS - BABES THROWN INTO THE CREEK - BURNED OUT FIVE TIMES IN TWO YEARS, BUT STILL NOT DISCOURAGED. - A... Read MORE...

Titusville Herald -  Titusville, Pennsylvania -  April 3, 1893
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Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1907 - FIRE THREATENED AN ATLANTA BLOCK. Considerable Damage by Flames in Business Section.
Atlanta, Ga., April 2. – Fire started in Durand’s restaurant at 11 East Alabama street early this morning, gutted the upstairs portion of the restaurant, and did damage through water or smoke, to the ... Read MORE...

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Hornell, New York, USA (Hornellsville)

1908 - Fatal Wreck on Erie.
The westbound Wells-Fargo express train on the Erie Railroad, crashed into an eastbound freight at Hornell. Two were killed and four were injured. The dead are: L. H. HELMER, engineer of the express... Read MORE...

Chateaugay Record -  Chateaugay, New York -  April 3, 1908
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Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA

1909 - CHILDREN BURNED IN OIL BLAZE - Flames Shooting From Well Causes Bad Disaster. ALL SCHOOL PUPILS - Bradford Youngsters Were Returning Home When They Visited the Well.
VICTIM'S CLOTHES BURNED OFF

Bradford, Pa., April 3. - More than 30 young school children, mostly residents of the Third ward, here, were severely burned late yesterday afternoon in a gas explosion ... Read MORE...

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1869  A thousand and forty dollars in gold pieces of the year 1795, or thereabouts, was recently disposed of in Trenton, N. J., after being hoarded for seventy-four years. The loss of interest in that time was somewhat over $4,000.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1873  April 3 - Gen. S. P. Hazeltine, Town Clerk of Bakersfield, Vermont, has held his office for 51 years and has recorded all but two of the deeds handed in for record during that time.


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New Berne, North Carolina

1888  April 3 – The Brighton Beach Hotel in Coney Island is moved 520 feet using six steam locomotives by civil engineer B. C. Miller to save it from ocean storms.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

1873 - Paper Swindle


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Boston - St. Louis, USA
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Brattleboro, Vermont, USA (West Brattleboro)

1873 - Paper Swindle
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

1880 - April 2 - Some of the Queer Happenings of a Few Days.
In a Milwaukee, Wis., school, a little boy was so bad that it became necessary to expel him. It has just been discovered that the little fellow has been receiving an education in the same school ever ... Read MORE...

The Cambria Freemen -  Ebensburg, Pennsylvania -  April 2, 1880
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Bourne, Massachusetts, USA (Buzzards Bay) (Monument Beach) (Pocasset) (Sagamore)

1893 - JOE JEFFERSON'S RESIDENCE BURNED.
BUZZARDS BAY, Mass., April 1. - The beautiful summer residence of Joseph Jefferson, the actor, was totally destroyed by fire this afternoon. HELEN McGRATH, the cook, perished in the flames. Several... Read MORE...

The State -  Columbia, South Carolina -  April 2, 1893
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Wichita, Kansas, USA

1913 - FIRE RAZES KANSAS CITY THEATER.
Wichita, Kan., April 2. - The Lyceum theater was destroyed by a fire of unknown origin. The loss was $100,000. Members of a stock company playing at the theater and living in rooms above it reached... Read MORE...

Oelwein Daily Register -  Iowa -  April 2, 1913
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1863  April 2 - Bread revolt in Richmond Virginia

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1880  April 2 - A mother propped up her baby in a chair in a photograph gallery in Columbus, Ohio, to have its picture taken, and then excused herself for a moment. She has not yet returned.


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1887  According to Drexler, of 55,832 cattle slaughtered at Munich in 1875, 704, or 1.25 per cent, were affected with tuberculosis in a very evident manner...


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1894  Westport (Mass.) will offer a reward of $10 for each fox killed by an inhabitant of the town.


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Lowell, Massachusetts

1902  April 2 - "Electric Theatre", the first full-time movie theater in the United States, opens in Los Angeles, California.

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St. Louis, Mo.
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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

1902 - FIRE RAVAGES ATLANTIC CITY - A Dozen Hotels and Over a Score of Small Buildings Gone LOSS MAY EXCEED $1,000,000


Folding Bath-Tub with Heater
Diogenes Bath-Tub Co., Ionis, Mich.

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Auburn, Maine, USA

1878 - Bank Problems
A Lewiston, Maine, telegram says the Auburn Savings Bank has called a meeting of the depositors to decide what action shall be taken regarding the affairs of the institution, unusually heavy drafts... Read MORE...

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1893 - A MINE HORROR. FIFTEEN PERSONS LOSE THEIR LIVES IN A MINE DISASTER AT SHAMOKIN, PA. A MINER'S LAMP CAUSES AN EXPLOSION OF THE DEADLY FIRE.
Shamokin, Pa., April 1. - A miners lamp caused an explosion in the Noilson shaft operated by Langdon & Co. this morning. Many miners were in the mine at the time, and all escaped but twelve or... Read MORE...

Racine Daily Journal -  Racine, Wisconsin -  April 1, 1893
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Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

1902 - FIRE RAVAGES ATLANTIC CITY - A Dozen Hotels and Over a Score of Small Buildings Gone LOSS MAY EXCEED $1,000,000
Crowd Cut Off by Flames on Pier Rescued by Boats
Firemen and Engines Sent from Philadelphia and Camden — Troops and Police Guard Burned Area — Many Looters Arrested
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Brooklyn, Connecticut, USA

1903 - BAD WRECK ON N. H. ROAD.
TWO KILLED, SIXTEEN INJURED BY HEAD-ON COLLISION NEAR WATERBURY.

Waterbury, Conn., March 31. - Two people were killed and sixteen were injured in a head-on collision on the Naugatuck division of... Read MORE...

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Thompson, Connecticut, USA (North Grosvenordale) (Quinebaug)

1903 - GIVES UP $15,000 SALARY. Because He Belongs to a Church With Strict Laws.
WEBSTER, Mass., April 1. - Agent Messenger, of the Grosvenordale cotton mills at North Grosvenordale, Conn., will today give up his place on account of his religious activity and with it a salary of... Read MORE...

Fort Wayne Daily News -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  April 1, 1903
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Riverside, California, USA

1919 - AVIATOR KILLED BY FALL.
Riverside, Cal., March 31. - Lieutenant C. M. RIPPERGER of Moline, Ill., was killed today when the airplane in which he was flying over March Field near here fell 1000 feet. Cadet PACKARD of... Read MORE...

Ogden Examinier -  Ogden, Utah -  April 1, 1919
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1778  April 1 - Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" symbol

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1853  April 1 - Cincinnati became 1st US city to pay fire fighters a regular salary

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1891  April 1 - The Wrigley Company is founded in Chicago.

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1912  April 1 - A tornado with incredible velocity ripped into downtown Houston, TX, breaking the water table and giving the city its first natural waterspout.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

1876 - THE MAD WATERS. Giving Way of the Dam at Worcester, Mass. A GRAPHIC SKETCH OF THE SCENE.


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Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA

1845 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN CARLISLE.
We learn by a slip from the office of the Carlisle Herald, that about one o'clock on Monday morning last, a fire was discovered in the council house of the borough of Carlisle, in the basement story... Read MORE...

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Independence, Missouri, USA

1860 - EXTENSIVE CONFLAGRATION AT INDEPENDENCE, MO. HOTELS, STORES, AND DWELLINGS CONSUMED.
Independence, Mo., Friday, March 30 - 2 A.M.
A fire broke out here at about 11 o'clock last night, which thus far has consumed nearly the whole south side of the City, and should the wind continue... Read MORE...

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Cambridge, New York, USA

1873 - SERIOUS ACCIDENT Two Men Killed and Eleven Wounded Near Cambridge, N. Y.
Special Dispatch to the New-York Times.

CAMBRIDGE, N. Y., March 30. - The New York and Montreal express-train, on the Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad, consisting of an engine, and express... Read MORE...

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Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1876 - THE MAD WATERS. Giving Way of the Dam at Worcester, Mass. A GRAPHIC SKETCH OF THE SCENE.
WORCESTER, March 30. - Later advices from the broken dam are of a more assuring character. Large tree trunks, bales of hay and loads of dirt are being thrown into the gap and the rush of water is... Read MORE...

Decatur Daily Republican -  Decatur, Illinois -  March 31, 1876
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Madison, Wisconsin, USA

1879 - A MADISON BLAZE. One of the Finest Blocks in the City Gutted
Soon after one o'clock this afternoon the third and upper story of the great stone building at the southwest corner of Main and Pinckney streets, and owned the Fairchild estate, was discovered to be... Read MORE...

Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  March 31, 1879
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA

1879 - BREWERY BURNED. Total Destruction of Horn & Schwain's Brewery.
About five o'clock Sunday morning the brewery on Duty street just south of 16th street owned by A. Horn and Leonard Schwain estate was totally destroyed by fire. It seems that a fire broke out in the ... Read MORE...

Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  March 31, 1879
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At a funeral, enter the church quietly, and, unless you belong to the mourners, wait until they...Read MORE...



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1736  March 31 - Belleuve Hospital founded in a New York City almshouse - 1st public hospital in the US

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1880  March 31 - Illuminated by Electricity
1880: Wabash, Indiana, became first incorporated community in the world to be completely illuminated by electricity.
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1888  In the Blanchard and Sandusky rivers at Findlay and Tiffin, O, high water had on the 27th driven many families from their homes.


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1890  March 31 - Saint Louis, MO, received 20 inches of snow in 24 hours.

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

1881 - Fried Pumpkin


The Sanitary Still
The Cuprigraph Co.
79 North Green Street
Chicago, Ill.

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Manchester, Connecticut, USA

1888 - A BAD RAILROAD ACCIDENT. BOTH THE ENGINEER AND FIREMAN KILLED BY AN EXPLOSION.
Hartford, Conn., March 28. - There was a bad accident on the New York and New England Railroad near Manchester at 8 o'clock this morning by which the engineer and fireman of a passenger train were... Read MORE...

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Austin, Texas, USA

1897 - GREAT BLOW AT AUSTIN.
Part of the University Buildings Unroofed and Other Damage.

Austin, Tex., March 28. - The northern portion of the city was struck by a small sized cyclone this afternoon at 3 o'clock, which... Read MORE...

Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  March 29, 1897
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Steele, North Dakota, USA

1902 - BLIZZARD VICTIM FOUND
STEELE, N. D., March 28. - The body of C. R. Stewart, one of the two sheep herders who were lost in the blizzard at the Chicago ranch, was found two miles from the ranch last night and was buried... Read MORE...

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Brattleboro, Vermont, USA (West Brattleboro)

1920 BRIDGE SWEPT AWAY, ONE MAN DROWNED - Flood Carries Iron Structure Down Stream at Brattleboro, Vt.
BRATTLEBORO, Vt., March 28. - The iron suspension bridge crossing the Connecticut River in this town was swept away by the swift current tonight.

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The Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  March 29, 1920
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Fried Pumpkin - Peel a small, tender pumpkin; cut it in slices half an inch thick and two...Read MORE...



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Toledo, Ohio, USA

1920 - Eight Known Dead.
(By Associated Press.)
TOLEDO, Mar. 29. - Eight persons are known to be dead and nearly 100 injured, some so seriously that their death is expected, in a storm of cyclonic intensity that struck... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne News and Sentinel -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  March 29, 1920
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A New Idea in Trunks
The Stallman Dresser Trunk
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Elgin, Illinois, USA

1920 - EIGHT KILLED, 100 HURT AT ELGIN IN STORM CAUSING $4,000,000 LOSS. TORNADO WRECKS BUSINESS SECTION AND DAMAGES VIRTUALLY EVERY HOME - WORSHIPPERS CRUSHED IN CHURCH - CITY PARALYZED - NOW UNDER MARTIAL LAW.
Special to The New York Times.

Elgin, Ill., March 28. - Eight people are known to have been killed and a hundred were injured when a tornado swept over this city shortly after noon today. The... Read MORE...

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Joliet, Illinois, USA

1920  Tornado

John Denver, of Joliet, Ill., was injured when his automobile was turned upside down by the wind. More than a score of barns in the neighborhood of Plainfield were demolished.

The Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  March 29, 1920
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Manistique, Michigan, USA

1920 - MICHIGAN TOWN FLOODED. Manistique River Breaks Bounds; 50 Families Are Homeless.
MANISTIQUE, Mich. (AP) - Approximately 50 families were driven from their homes early Sunday when the Manistique river broke its bounds. Nearly a half mile of the residential and business sections... Read MORE...

The Idaho Daily Statesman -  Boise, Idaho -  March 29,1920
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Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada (Beaupre)

1922 - FAMOUS SHRINE IN RUINS. BASCILICA OF STE. ANNE DE BEAUPRE DESTROYED BY FIRE BUT STATUE AND HISTORICAL RELICS ARE SAVED.
DAMAGE SET AT $1,200,000

FLAMES BREAK OUT IN SACRISTY, SPREAD TO MONASTERY AND THEN TO BASILICA.

Apparatus Rushed From Quebec Able to Do Little to Check the Blaze -- Brothers Rush Into Blazing... Read MORE...

Lowell Sun  -  Lowell, Massachusetts -  March 29, 1922
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1848  March 29 - Niagara Falls stops flowing for 30 hours due to an ice jam

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Friday, March 27, 2020

1910 - WHEN THE EARTH BORES A HOLE THROUGH THE TAIL OF HALLEY'S COMET


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Claremont, New Hampshire, USA

1887 - FIRE IN A NEW-HAMPSHIRE TOWN.
CLAREMONT, N. H., March 26. - Early this morning fire was discovered in Brown's Block. The building was owned by Oscar J. Brown, and was very largely occupied by business firms, to a greater extent... Read MORE...

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Louisville, Kentucky, USA

1890 - March 27 - A tornado strikes Louisville, Kentucky
The Louisville, Ky Outbreak - March 27, 1890 - At least 125 people were killed in Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky, and 76 people were killed in the city of Louisville, Ky., alone - 44 of those in one ... Read MORE...

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Berlin, New Hampshire, USA (Maynesborough)

1898  Fire

BERLIN, N. H., March 26. - A fire which started in Cote's block on Main Street, about 1 o'clock this morning, partially destroyed the building, entailing a loss of $20,000; insurance, $17,000.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 27, 1898
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1910 - Comet Halley is visible from Earth. It won't be seen again until 1986.
WHEN THE EARTH BORES A HOLE THROUGH THE TAIL OF HALLEY'S COMET
May 18, 1910 Will Be the Biggest Day in Astronomical History, When for the First Time the Coming Celestial Stranger's Eccentric Orbit... Read MORE...

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Burpee Farm Annual for 1898
The Leading American Seed Catalogue
W. Atlee Burpee & Co., Philadelpha

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Sioux City, Iowa, USA

1912 - Fire Destroys Lindholm Store.
Sioux City, Iowa - Like so much tinder, the stock ad building occupied by the Lindholm Furniture company at the southwest corner of Fifth ad Douglas streets was totally destroyed by fire Tuesday... Read MORE...

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Greeley, Colorado, USA

1937 - SECOND MAN DIES IN REFINERY BLAST. R. HOUSEWEART, 22, SUCCUMBS TO HIS BURNS. BODIES OF BOTH MEN ARE SENT TO KINDERHOOK, ILL., FOR BURIAL; GARD COLEMAN, 25, OTHER VICTIM OF SOUTH GREELEY EXPLOSION.
RAY (DOC) HOUSEWEART, 22, of Eaton and Kinderhook, Ill., died at 1:09 a.m. Saturday, slightly more than 24 hours after he had been burned in the explosion and fire which wrecked the Harry Osborn Oil... Read MORE...

Greeley Daily Tribune -  Greeley, Colorado -  March 27, 1937
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1851  March 27 – The first white men reportedly see Yosemite Valley.

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1883  Diptheria is prevalent at Nicolet, near Quebec.


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