Friday, August 14, 2020

1869 - A resident of Hallowell, Me., died recently, after having been confined to his house over twenty years...

Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

1911 - FOUR DIE IN WRECK - EIGHTEEN HOUR FLYER LEAPS OFF RAILS NEAR FORT WAYNE.
30 PERSONS ARE INJURED.

SEVERAL VICTIMS OF CRASH ARE NOT EXPECTED TO SURVIVE.

SPEEDING AT 50 MILES AN HOUR, CHICAGO TO NEW YORK EXPRESS LEAVES TRACK AT SWITCH AND CRASHES INTO FREIGHT... Read MORE...

The Washington Post -  Washington, D.C. -  August 14, 1911
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William Jennings Bryan Campaign Poster (1900)

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Hallowell, Maine, USA

1869 - A resident of Hallowell, Me., died recently, after having been confined to his house over twenty years.
His sickness was caused by painting window blinds in the winter season, using green paint, and keeping them in the room where he worked. He inhaled so much of the poisonous vapor that all efforts to... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  August 14, 1869
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA

1882 - INSANE ASYLUM BURNS.
Lancaster, Pa., August, 14 - While SAMUEL METZELL'S barn was burning today the County Insane Asylum was discovered to be on fire.

There were 114 inmates all of whom were saved after great... Read MORE...

Syracuse Standard -  Syracuse, New York -  August 14, 1882
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Kingston, Ulster County, New York, USA (Esopus)

1926 - Seriously Hurt In a Runaway
May Kantrowitz of 92 Broadway Hurled From Wagon as Horse Ran Away on Andrew Street - In Unconscious Condition at Kingston City Hospital.

Max Kantrowitz, 43 years old, a shoemaker located at No. 92 ... Read MORE...

The Kingston Daily Freeman -  Kingston, New York -  August 14, 1926
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North Branford, Connecticut, USA

1917 - INQUIRY INTO TROLLEY CRASH. 19 PERSONS KILLED AND TWO SCORE INJURED IN COLLISION AT NO. BRANFORD, CONN.
SLEEPY MOTORMAN SAID TO HAVE RUN PAST SWITCH - WORKED 16 HOURS.

New Haven, Conn., Aug. 14. - Inquiry into the collision of trolley cars on the Shore Line electric railway at North Branford late... Read MORE...

Lowell Sun -  Lowell, Massachusetts -  August 14, 1917
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Lenox, Massachusetts, USA

1909 - LENOX. Big Barn Destroyed by Fire.
Fire destroyed the large barn on the Ford farm, owned by Leonard C. Peters and Isaac J. Newton yesterday afternoon. The barn was 50 by 100 feet in size and contained 70 tons of hay. It is thought... Read MORE...

Springfield Daily Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  August 14, 1909
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1936  August 14 - 1936 Summer Olympics (Berlin): The United States men's national basketball team wins the first Olympic basketball tournament in the final game over Canada, 19–8.

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1869  A Rev. House married a Rev. Noon to a Miss Cook, at the residence of Philo Gates, on June 29, at Waterford, Conn.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  The law against cruelty to animals is being quite strenuously enforced in Franklin county, Mass. Recently a resident of Northfield was fined $45 and costs, about $60 in all, for excessively driving and whipping a horse.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1846  August 14 - The Cape Girardeau meteorite, a 2.3 kg chondrite-type meteorite strikes near the town of Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.

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Manufactures of Red and White Pine Lumber

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

1881 - Spiced Beef


Needs no Washing out
The "Odorless" Refrigerator

The Keyser Mfg Co., Chattanooga, Tenn.

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April 1898

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Long Beach, New York, USA

1901 - LONG BEACH EXPLOSION. No Cause for It Has Been Yet Discovered - Guests Still at Hotel.
LONG BEACH, L. I., Aug. 12. - S. B. Allen, Vice President of the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company, came to the Long Beach Hotel to-day and began an investigation as to the cause ... Read MORE...

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Chico, California, USA

1927 - CHICO COLLEGE BUILDING RAZED. EFFORTS OF FIREMEN TO CHECK FLAMES PROVE UNAVAILING; LOSS $500,000.
Chico, Cal., Aug. 12. - (AP) - The main building of the State Teachers College of Chico was destroyed tonight by fire said to have started with an explosion. The loss was estimated at $500,000, with... Read MORE...

Modesto News Herald -  Modesto, California -  August 13, 1927
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Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

1921 - SAVES TWO FROM DROWNING. Girl of 15 Rescues Sisters Half Mile Above Niagara Falls.
NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y., Aug. 12. - Fifteen-year-old Phyllis Perry of Chippewa, Ontario, rescued Wilma and Cora Baldry, 17 and 12 years old, respectively, daughters of City Market Clerk C. J. Baldry of... Read MORE...

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Wallingford, Connecticut, USA

1839 - Tornado
On Monday, Aug. 7, 1839, a tornado passed over a point not far from the line of the Wallingford storm. Its direction was such that it did not strike places where human habitations existed, though it... Read MORE...

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

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July 1898

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

1853 - AWFUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT. FOURTEEN LIVES LOST -- THIRTY OR FORTY SERIOUSLY INJURED.
By Telegraph to the New York Daily Times.

Disagreeable necessity obliges us to shock the sensibilities of our readers, by the reciatal of another terrible calamity from a collision of Railway... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 13, 1853
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Northampton, Massachusetts, USA (Florence)

1878 - Tornado
NORTHAMPTON, Mass., July 17.- The town is almost despoiled of its beautiful shade trees, mostly large elms, for which it is noted, there being some 15 uprooted on Elm-street alone. The horse cars to... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 13, 1878
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1942  August 13 - Walt Disney's fifth animated film, Bambi, is released in the United States.

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1961  August 13 - Construction of the Berlin Wall begins in East Germany

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A New Idea in Trunks
The Stallman Dresser Trunk
F. A. Stallman, Columbus O.

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July 1898

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

1919 - ANDREW CARNEGIE DEAD. GREAT STEEL MASTER'S METHODS. THE ROAD TO FORTUNE.

Staten Island, New York, USA

1937 - BUILDING COLLAPSE KILLS 19. OCCUPANTS OF THREE TENEMENTS DIE WHILE SLEEPING EARLY TODAY. TONS OF WATER, ROARING DOWN FROM OVERFLOW STORM SEWERS, RIPS BUILDINGS ASUNDER, CRUSHING RESIDENTS TO DEATH.
New York, Aug. 12. (AP) - At least 19 persons were crushed to death in their sleep early today, amid a smothering avalanche of bricks and debris, when three Staten Island tenement buildings collapsed ... Read MORE...

Kingsport Times -  Tennessee -  August 12, 1937
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Goff's Angora Braid
D. Goff & Sons, Pawtucket, R.I.

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September 1898

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Elgin, Illinois, USA

1904 - Elgin Factory Burned
Elgin, Ills., Aug. 12. - Fire of unknown origin started in a pile of excelsior back of the brick vault on the second floor of the factory of the Fauber Manufacturing company, and an hour later only... Read MORE...

The Daily Review -  Decatur, Illinois -  August 12, 1904
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Augusta, Georgia, USA

1889 - ORPHAN ASYLUM BURNED.
Augusta, Ga., August 11. - The Augusta orphan asylum, a magnificent five story building, was almost entirely destroyed by fire today. The fire department fought nobly, but was handicapped by a lack... Read MORE...

San Antonio Daily Express -  San Antonio, Texas -  August 12, 1889
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Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1949 - 'Gone With the Wind' Author Hit by Taxi
ATLANTA, Aug. 11. (AP) - A speeding taxicab struck and severely injured Margaret Mitchell Thursday night in front of a theater.

The author of the celebrated novel of Civil War days, "Gone With the ... Read MORE...

Abilene Reporter News -  Abilene, Texas -  August 12, 1949
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Denver, Colorado, USA

1939 - ONE MAN KILLED, 28 INJURED IN DENVER TRAIN COLLISION. D. & R. G. ENGINES PLOUGH INTO SANTA FE PASSENGER CAR THIS MORNING.
Conductor Meets Death and Others Go To Hospitals For Treatment.

Denver, Aug. 12 (AP) - A Denver and Rio Grande Western train, pulled by two locomotives, crashed into a Santa Fe passenger train at... Read MORE...

Reno Evening Gazette -  Reno, Nevada -  August 12, 1939
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Lenox, Massachusetts, USA

1919 - ANDREW CARNEGIE DEAD.
GREAT STEEL MASTER'S METHODS.
THE ROAD TO FORTUNE.

New York, Aug. 11
Mr. Andrew Carnegie died at 7.30 this morning at Lenox, Massachusetts. The cause of death is given as bronchial pneumonia.... Read MORE...

The Times -  London, England -  August 12, 1919
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For Christmas Nothing More Appropriate Than Our Brilliant Cut Glass
S.C. Johnson Manufacturer, Racine Junction, Wis.

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December 1898

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New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

1863 - A Drafted Clergyman.; HE DETERMINES TO SHOULDER THE MUSKET.
Rev. W.J. POTTER, Unitarian clergyman, in New-Bedford, Mass., was among the drafted in that town, and on the Sunday succeeding the day when he was drawn, preached a sermon declaring his intention to... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 12, 1863
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 America - Did you know? January 1, 1892 - Ellis Island becomes chief immigration station of the U.S.

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Soldier's Monument

The Parker Games
For Merry Winter Evenings
Parker-Brothers, Salem, Mass, USA

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November 1898

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

1919 - STEEL KING PASSES AWAY - Andrew Carnegie Succumbs to Bronchial Pneumonia

1919 - STEEL KING PASSES AWAY - Andrew Carnegie Succumbs to Bronchial Pneumonia
By Associated Press
Lenox, Mass., Aug. 11 - Andrew Carnegie died today at his summer home of bronchial pneumonia.

Carnegie spent most of the summer here, coming from New York in May and up to a... Read MORE...

Corsicana Daily Sun -  Corsicana, Texas -  August 11, 1919
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"My Health is My Fortune"
Ralston Health Club Breakfast Food
Breakfast for a 2 Cent Stamp
Purina Mills, St. Louis, Mo.

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October 1898

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Heflin, Alabama, USA

1940 - Something She Ate
For three years it was thought that six-year-old Bunnie Jean Morrow suffered from "asthma." Last week it was learned that it was cottonseed hulls in her lungs.

It was thought that the child drew... Read MORE...

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  August 11, 1940
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Cooking Chickens - A new way of cooing chickens is to parboil them and then drop them into...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Sturbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Fiskdale)

1905 - Must Await Funeral
William Willard of Sturbridge, Mass., who painted the portraits of several of Massachusetts' Governors, was a collector of colonial furniture. He had an annoying experience with other collectors who... Read MORE...

The Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  August 11, 1905
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$9.00 Fur Colarets
E. Albrecht & Son, St. Paul, Minn.

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October 1898

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Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

1888 - FIRE AT CHATTANOOGA. DESTROYS BOTH LIFE AND PROPERTY - MANY BURNED TO DEATH.
WHILE STRIVING TO SAVE GOODS FROM THE FLAMES - THE LOSS TO PROPERTY WILL REACH $225,000 - COLLAPSE OF BUILDINGS.

Chattanooga, Tenn., August 10 - The ruin of last night's terrible fire is very... Read MORE...

Galveston Daily News -  Galveston, Texas -  August 11, 1888
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Washington, DC, USA

1901 - HAT COST HIS LIFE. Richard P. Walker Jumped Into Bay and Became Exhausted.
Washington, Aug. 9. — While endeavoring to recover the hat of a friend, which had blown off into the bay, Richard P. Walker, a bricklayer, who lived at 135 Carroll Street southeast, in this city, was ... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  August 11, 1901
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When in the car if you find the exertion of talking painful, say so frankly; your escort cannot be...Read MORE...



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Vergennes, Vermont, USA

1919 - Potato Spray Pump Exploded
R. L. Kingsland, of Vergennes, suffered a painful injury, when he started to retail a pump spray to use in a field of potatoes. As he unfastened one clamp which held the pump in place it exploded.... Read MORE...

St. Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  August 11, 1919
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1944  August 11 - The temperature at Burlington, VT, soared to an all-time record high of 101 degrees.

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1940  August 11 - A major hurricane struck Savannnah, GA, and Charleston, SC, causing the worst inland flooding since 1607.

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1888  Prof. W. R. Brooks, of Smith Observatory, Geneva, N. Y., discovered a comet on the 7th.


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1866  August 11 - World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)

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 America - Did you know? March 30, 1870 - U.S. acquires Alaska from Russia for the sum of $7.2 million.

 Quebec - Did you know? Most of the men in New France were farmers. Life was very hard for the farmer. He was the one who...Read MORE...



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Klok-Lax
The Swift-Specific Company
Atlanta, Georgia
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Thursday, August 6, 2020

1867 - Argued to Death

Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA

1936 - BLOWOUT CAUSES BUS TO CRASH.
Greensburg, Pa., Aug. 6 - (UP) - A Great Eastern Lines bus, thrown out of control by a tire blowout, crashed off the Lincoln Highway east of here yesterday and injured its driver and 13... Read MORE...

Daily Republican -  Monongahela, Pennsylvania -  August 6, 1936
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Rose Imitation Vanilla Flavoring
Made in Memphis, TN

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1844 - FRIGHTFUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
We learn from the Philadelphia Gazette of Saturday that the bridge on the Reading Railroad over Mill Creek near Manayunk, gave way on Friday morning as an upward train of thirty-five burden cars were ... Read MORE...

Racine Advocate -  Racine, Wisconsin -  August 6, 1844
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Augusta, Maine, USA

1868 - Destruction of a Government Building by Fire at Augusta, Me.
AUGUSTA, Me., Wednesday, Aug. 5. A building, one hundred and thirty feet long, situated on the United States Arsenal grounds, used as a stable, wood house and hospital, was destroyed this morning by... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 6, 1868
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Michigan City, Indiana, USA

1897 - FLAMES DO BAD WORK.
Michigan City, Ind., July 29. - At 11 o'clock Wednesday morning three men went into the oil house of the Michigan Sash & Blind company's factory bearing a lighted lantern. A quantity of benzine was... Read MORE...

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Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

1906 - CYCLONE STRIKES OTTAWA.
Churches Partially Unroofed and Windows Broken.

Ottawa, Aug. 6. - A cyclone struck Ottawa at 6 o'clock last night and left thousands of dollars of damage in its wake.

The day was very hot and... Read MORE...

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Newport, Rhode Island, USA

1876 - Masonic Temple?
Two Newport, Rhode Island, antiquaries have been working away at the Old Stone null in hopes of finding a new theory. They are of opinion that it was built by Norse Freemasons as a Masonic Temple,... Read MORE...

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Cincinnati Daily Enquirer -  Cincinnati, Ohio -  August 6, 1876
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Suredone Pure Medicated Powder
Made in Norwich, NY

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Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA (Esmond) (Georgiaville)

1867 - Argued to Death
While a young clerk in the Dexter line company, at Smithfield, Rhode Island, named George Steward, and an elderly man named Lemuel Alexander, were engaged in an angry scuffle on Sunday of last week,... Read MORE...

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Albany Evening Journal -  Albany, New York -  August 6, 1867
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Vaseline Petroleum Jelly
Made in New York, NY

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Monday, August 3, 2020

1857 - Extraordinary Tornado in Tewksbury, Mass.

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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Blanke's Kofeko
The original malted grain coffee

C. F. Blanke & Co., St. Louis, U.S.A.

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February 1898

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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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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...

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

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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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:

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"Dueber Grand" Ladies' and Gentlemen's Riding Wheel
The Only Strictly High-Grade Bicycle Made in America
Price, $55.00 Net Cash

The Dueber Watch Works
Canton, Ohio, U.S.A.

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February 1898

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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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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...

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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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Carpets by Mail
The Russell Carpet Co.
Chicago, Ill.

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March 1898

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