Monday, September 21, 2020

1878 - How a Hat Saved a Life

Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1899 - SWALLOWED PIN; DEATH MAY RESULT - Lena Reilly Held Pin in Her Mouth and One Slipped Down Her Throat - WAS LAUGHING AT A JOKE
Convulsed by Porter's Funny Story She Suddenly Cried Out and Fell to the Floor.

VICTIM IN GREAT AGONY

Surgeons Will Try to Locate Pin by Means of X Rays.

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The Evening Telegram -  New York, New York -  September 21, 1899
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Philadelphia Botanic Co.
Pennyroyal Leaves
Philadelphia, Pa.

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New Vineyard, Maine, USA

1886 - September 21 - Three Deaths at New Vineyard
FARMINGTON, Sept. 20. Capt. Leonard Hackett, eighty-five years old, Hannah Wilcox, sixty-five, and Jonathan Look, jr., aged forty-four, all died Saturday in the neighboring town of New Vineyard,... Read MORE...

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier -  Bangor, Maine -  September 21, 1886
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1784 - September 21 - The Nation's First Daily Newspaper Began Publication
The nation's first daily newspaper, the Pennsylvania Packet and Daily Advertiser, began publication on September 21, 1784. Many independent newspapers ran before that on a weekly or monthly basis.... Read MORE...

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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1897 - September 21 – Francis P. Church responds to a letter to the editor that is known as the famous "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" letter. (wikipedia)
"DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old.
"Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus.
"Papa says, 'If you see it in THE SUN it's so.'
"Please tell me the truth; is there a Santa... Read MORE...

The Sun -  New York, New York -  September 21, 1897
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The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., February 1, 1882
1938 - Sept. 21 - The Great Hurricane brought terror to large parts of New England and Long Island
A great hurricane smashed into Long Island and bisected New England causing a massive forest blow down and widespread flooding. Winds gusted to 186 mph at Blue Hill MA, and a storm surge of nearly... Read MORE...

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September 21, 1938
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March 1898


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Utica, New York, USA

1878 - How a Hat Saved a Life
MAJ. RUBE ALLEN, Com. Vanderbilt's favorite veteran engineer of the Central Road, a man of giant stature, with a brave heart, which is as tender as a woman's, had a new hat for one of the freight... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  September 21, 1878
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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

1878 - A Little Traveler
The passengers by the through Intercolonial train from St. John, N.B. to Montreal, which arrived at Bonaventure Station this morning, was very much interested in a little girl about seven years of... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  September 21, 1878
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1938 - Sept. 21 - The Great Hurricane brought terror to large parts of New England.
A great hurricane smashed into Long Island and bisected New England causing a massive forest blow down and widespread flooding. Winds gusted to 186 mph at Blue Hill MA, and a storm surge of nearly... Read MORE...

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September 21, 1938
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Never criticise a companion"s dress, or indeed make any remark whatever upon it. If a near friend,...Read MORE...



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Oswego, New York, USA

1896 - Big Blaze at Oswego.
OSWEGO, N. Y., Sept. 21. - At an early hour yesterday morning fire destroyed the entire plants of the Silver Metal company and the Seliger Toothill Novelty company, together with the three-story... Read MORE...

North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  September 21, 1896
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1947  September 17–September 21 – The 1947 Fort Lauderdale Hurricane in southeastern Florida, and also in Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana causes widespread damage and kills 51 people.

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The Folding Pocket Kodak
Loads in Daylight
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February 1898

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

1900 - MICE, MATCHES AND WINE - A Combination Which Started and Then Put Out a Fire.

Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA

1900 - MICE, MATCHES AND WINE - A Combination Which Started and Then Put Out a Fire.
When the post office was opened Monday morning it was found that what was supposed to be water had leaked through the ceiling from the apartments above, occupied by Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Brooks, who are ... Read MORE...

Aberdeen Weekly News -  Aberdeen, South Dakota -  September 20, 1900
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1887 - COLLISION, FIRE AND EXPLOSION.
FOREST, Ohio, Sept. 19. - Special Telegram - Early this morning the second section on freight train No. 71, on the Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway ran into the rear of the first section,... Read MORE...

Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  September 20, 1887
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White Mountain Rolls - Sixteen cups of flour, half cup of sugar, cup of butter, cup of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 26, 1881
Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

1906 - COTTAGERS IN GRAVE DANGER - Two Hundred People Awake to Find Great Sea Sweeping Across Their Island.
Wilmington, N. C., Sept 18. - For six or eight hours upwards of 200 men, women and children were cut off from the mainland in imminent peril by a storm which swept Wrightsville beach, nine miles east ... Read MORE...

Cambridge Jeffersonian -  Cambridge, Ohio -  September 20, 1906
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Marquette, Michigan, USA

1887 - CARS PILED THIRTY FEET HIGH
MARQUETTE, Mich., Sept. 20. - A Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic train of sixty-five cars laden with ore got away from the trainmen last night and ran down the grade at a high rate for four miles. At... Read MORE...

Daily Gazette -  Rockford, Illinois -  September 20, 1887
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Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA (Attleborough) (South Attleboro)

1895  Yardmaster Killed

PROVIDENCE, Sept. 20. - JOSEPH DICKENS, yardmaster of the Consolidated railroad at Attleboro, Mass., was struck by a freight train yesterday afternoon, and died shortly afterward.

North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  September 20, 1895
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Westport, Massachusetts, USA (Westport Point)

1887 - Mare Returns Home
The valuable gray mare recently sold cheap to a Westport, Mass., farmer by the horse railroad company of Fall River, surprised her former friends by trotting into the barn in the latter city the... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne Sentinel -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  September 20, 1887
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New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

1896 - An Eastern Cyclone - New Bedford, Massachusetts is Devastated by Wind.
THE LOSS IS OVER $100,000.
Buildings Blown Down and Many Persons Injured - Fire Adds to the Horrors of the Occasion

New Bedford, Mass., Sept. 19 - A cyclone from the west struck this town early... Read MORE...

Davenport Daily Republican -  Davenport, Iowa -  September 20, 1896
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1737  September 20 - Runner Edward Marshall completes his journey in the Walking Purchase forcing the cession of 1.2 million acres (4,860 km²) of Lenape-Delaware tribal land to the Pennsylvania Colony

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1926  September 20 – Twelve blue cars full of gangsters open fire at the Hawthorne Inn, Al Capone's Chicago headquarters. Only one of Capone's men is wounded.

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1967  September 20 - Hurricane Beulah moved into South Texas, and torrential rains from the hurricane turned the rich agricultural areas of South Texas into a large lake. Hurricane Beulah also spawned a record 115 tornadoes.

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Friday, September 18, 2020

1872 - Never try to outshine your guests in dress...

Bethlehem, New Hampshire, USA

1923 - SCORE FLEE HOTEL FIRE AT BETHLEHEM.
Bethlehem, Sept. 18. - The second disastrous hotel fire in the White Mountains this season occurred here Sunday night. The blaze, starting in a storeroom on the rear of the third floor of the... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  September 18, 1923
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Grean Pea Soup - Shell two quarts of fresh green peas; wash the shells, and cover them with...Read MORE...



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Acton, Massachusetts, USA (Nagog Woods) (South Acton)

1886 - William Fay, of Acton, Mass., three years old, was born with his legs so twisted that he could look down on the soles of his feet.
About three months ago a doctor of Lowell took charge of him, and to-day the lad walks about as well as any one, with his little limbs as straight as normally, although inclosed in iron rigging that... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  September 18, 1886
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"The Woodbury Soap Company is an American manufacturer of personal care products such as cold cream, facial cream, facial powder, after-shave talc and ear swabs. Founded in Albany, New York in 1870, the company was sponsor to popular radio programs in the 1930s and 1940s.

The John H. Woodbury company was established in 1870 in Albany, New York by a dermatologist. The company was still in New York in 1901, making and retailing soap, when the Andrew Jergens Company (now a subsidiary of Kao) purchased the company which owned the soap brand, and moved the headquarters to Cincinnati, Ohio." wikipedia

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Newton, New Jersey, USA

1892 - Killed Two in the Procession.
Orange, N.J., Sept. 17. – Some members of a local band that went with Morristown fire company on an outing to Newton, in Sussex County, yesterday, bring news of an accident at Newton that cost at... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 18, 1892
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St Paul, Minnesota, USA

1958 - GIANT PLANE SPLIT IN SKY, A.F. SAYS.
By Associated Press.
South St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 17 - The giant bomber plane which crashed in flames near here had broken apart in the air, an Air Force general said Wednesday.

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Salt Lake Tribune -  Salt Lake City, Utah -  September 18, 1958
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Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA

1903 - STORES BURNED UP. FIRE AT SAULT STE. MARIE CONSUMES ENTIRE BUSINESS BLOCK. LOSSES WILL TOTAL $300,000.
FLAMES ORIGINATED IN KLOSSER'S CANDY KITCHEN - H. L. NEWTON THE PRINCIPAL LOSER - MOSES & SON'S DEPARTMENT STORE CONSUMED.

Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Sept. 16. - An entire block of stores in the... Read MORE...

Marshall Expounder -  Marshall, Michigan -  September 18, 1903
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Never try to outshine your guests in dress. It is vulgar in the extreme. A hostess should be...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
Denver, Colorado, USA

1897 - DEADLY LIVE WIRE
Denver, Sept 16. - August Plym, a saloon-keeper, was instantly killed at noon today, when in inadvertently seized a badly insulated live electric wire on the roof of the Windsor livery stable, at... Read MORE...

Aspen Weekly Times -  Aspen, Colorado -  September 18, 1897
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1927  September 18 – The Columbia Phonographic Broadcasting System (later known as CBS) is formed and goes on the air with 47 radio stations.

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1899  September 18 – Scott Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag is registered for copyright as ragtime music enjoys mainstream popularity in the United States.

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1873  September 18 – The New York stock market crash triggers the Panic of 1873, part of the Long Depression.

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1869  Four men engaged in tearing down an old building at Ogden Mine, near Newton, N.J., the other day, were killed by its premature fall, which buried them in the ruins.
They all leave large families.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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A. K. Hawkes Company glasses
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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

1876 - A CONNECTICUT HURRICANE

Hartford, Vermont, USA (White River Junction) (Quechee)

1907 - 27 DEAD IN WRECK; DISPATCHER ERRED
Confused Orders and Caused Collision on the Boston & Maine Railroad.

TWENTY-SEVEN ARE INJURED

Passenger Car Telescoped in Crash with Freight in New Hampshire and Occupants Crushed to... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 16, 1907
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1868 advertisement

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

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Bath, Maine, USA

1873 - BATH: DROWNED.
Bath, Me., Sept. 15. While schooner London of Eastport, John Cassidy, master, lumber loaded, was coming through Merrymeeting Bay last night, she grounded on the shoals, and the captain and four... Read MORE...

Daily Kennebec Journal -  Augusta, Maine -  September 16, 1873
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New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

1888 - Fire
IT WAS HEAVILY INSURED.
NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 15. - Early this morning at New-Canaan the large three-story dwelling house, situated near what is known as "Selleck's Corners," was discovered to be in ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 16, 1888
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Pittsfield, New Hampshire, USA

1857 - Fire
FIRE IN PITTSFIELD. - Early on Friday morning, the dwelling houses and outbuildings of James M. Blake and Levi Tilton, in Pittsfield village, were destroyed by fire. Most of their contents were... Read MORE...

New Hampshire Patriot & State Gazette -  Concord, New Hampshire -  September 16, 1857
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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
Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

1876 - A CONNECTICUT HURRICANE
NEW-HAVEN, Sept. 15. - A tornado cut a swath through the northern part of the City of Bridgeport about midnight on Thursday. It unroofed several houses and snapped a number of large trees off near... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 16, 1876
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1875 advertisement

Beaudry & McAvoy
Undertakers and General Furnishers
Cor. Broadway and 7th Street, Opposite Depot.
Oakland, Calif.

Oakland Tribune
Oakland, California
June 30, 1875

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Kamouraska, Qu├ębec, Canada (Saint-Louis) (Saint-Alexandre)

1829 - Melancholy Incident
Quebec, August 27.
A melancholy incident occurred a few days ago a little below Kamouraska. Two children of about six years of age, who had gone to gather fruit did not return home the same day they ... Read MORE...

Daily National Intelligencer -  District of Columbia -  September 16, 1829
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1897  September 16 - At Lucon, France, an ancient inn has for its sign "The Four Things to be Feared," which is the legend under a painting representing a cat, a monkey, a woman and a judge.


The Waterloo Press
Waterloo, Indiana

1817  An Elm tree is standing near Providence, R. I. which measures, 4 feet from the ground, 21 feet in circumference.
There are 18 main branches, averaging 6 feet 3 inches in circumference; the circumference, of the whole outline of the branches is 378 feet!
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1861 ad

For President and Vice-President
For President: Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi
For Vice-President: Alexander H. Stephens, of Georgia

The Semi-Weekly State Journal
Raleigh, North Carolina
September 18, 1861

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

1871 - DEATH FROM A CIGAR

Elyria, Ohio, USA

1871 - DEATH FROM A CIGAR
DEATH FROM A CIGAR. The Elyria Constitutionalist records the death of Mr. L. D. Boynton, an old and respected citizen of that place, as follows:

It becomes our painful duty to chronicle the death ... Read MORE...

Grindstone City Advertiser -  September 15, 1871
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1880s
Pillsbury Flour
Minneapolis

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Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

1904 - FIRE SWEEPS DAWSON.
SEATTLE, Washington, Sept. 24. - The largest fire since 1899 occurred at Dawson last night. The loss is estimated at a quarter of a million dollars, with no insurance. The fire originated in the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 15, 1904
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Arcadia, California, USA

1903 - Chief of Police Madden, of Arcadia, Cal.
ARCADIA, Cal., Sept. 15. - "Billy" Madden, manager of scrappers, aspires to be a chief of police under the wizard of Santa Anita. Billy has just filed his application with "Lucky" Baldwin of Arcadia... Read MORE...

Fort Wayne Daily News -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  September 15, 1903
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Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1955 - Industrial Blaze Ends 2,000 Jobs in Rhode Island
CUMBERLAND, R.I., Sept. 13 - (INS) - Two thousand persons were left jobless today by a $5 million fire which destroyed five buildings of the Manville Mills on the banks of the Blackstone... Read MORE...

Corsicana Daily Sun -  Corsicana, Texas -  September 15, 1955
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Spiced Cabbage - Cut a head of cabbage into small slices, put it into a two or three quart...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 28, 1880

1880s
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Sherman, Connecticut, USA

1862  Avoiding the Civil War Draft

A man named Hoag, belonging to Sherman, Conn., purposely cut his hand with a scythe, to avoid being drafted. The wound bled profusely, and he shortly afterwards died.

San Francisco Bulletin -  San Francisco, California -  September 15, 1862
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Hagerstown, Maryland, USA

1892 - Three Killed In A Wreck. Train men Crushed to Death in a Collision With a Sand Bank.
Special to The Inquirer.
Hagerstown, Sept. 14. - The north bound passenger vestibule limited from New Orleans to Washington consisting of engine, baggage express, day coach, dining and three... Read MORE...

Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  September 15, 1892
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Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA

1944  HURRICANE HITS NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND COASTS. HIGH WINDS LASH JERSEY, LONG ISLAND.

...The main street of Provincetown, Mass., on the tip of Cape Cod, was under water and civilian defense forces evacuated 23 persons from the Cape Cod town of Yarmouth...

The Troy Record -  Troy, New York -  September 15, 1944
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

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1888  Mrs. Bromley, of Middletown, N.Y., has lived in her own house in good health for twelve years without going out or seeing anybody but her husband.


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1947  September 15 - First 4 engine jet propelled fighter plane tested, Columbus, Ohio

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1880s
Vacuum Harness Oil
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Findlay, Ohio

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Monday, September 14, 2020

1934 - Communist Plot Rumored To Dynamite Water Supply


Weber's
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Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1934 - Communist Plot Rumored To Dynamite Water Supply
CUMBERLAND, R.I., Sept. 14. - (UP) - Unconfirmed rumors of a communist plot to dynamite Pawtucket's water supply spread today and police guards were assigned to the reservoir at Diamond Hill in this... Read MORE...

The Evening Standard -  Uniontown, Pennsylvania -  September 14, 1934
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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1830  Water Snakes

Mr. Ephraim Wheelock, of Southbridge, Mass. while mowing, came in contact with a large water snake, measuring 3 feet 9 inches. After killing it, he cut it open, and found it to contain 43 live ones.

Huron Reflector -  Norwalk, Ohio -  September 14, 1830
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Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA

1895 - THE USUAL RESULT. Green Bay Young Man Injured While Alighting from a Train.
Green Bay, Wis., Sept. 9. - [Special.] - David Anderson and two companions jumped from a slowly moving Chicago & North-Western train Saturday night. Anderson missed his footing and fell, striking his ... Read MORE...

Centralia Enterprise and Tribune -  Centralia, Wisconsin -  September 14, 1895
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Columbia, South Carolina, USA

1942 - SEVEN KILLED WHEN BIG ARMY BOMBER CRASHES. PLANE PLUNGES INTO GROUND WHILE LANDING.
Columbia, S.C., Sept. 13 (AP) - Four officers and three enlisted men were killed in the crash of an Army bomber Sunday a mile from the Columbia Army Air Base.

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Albuquerque Journal -  Albuquerque, New Mexico -  September 14, 1942
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Sioux City, Iowa, USA

1916 - SIOUX CITY BOY BURNS TO DEATH PROTEGE OF CONGRESSMAN LATTA LOSES LIFE WHEN HOUSE IS SET ON FIRE.
Sioux City, Sept. 14. - An arson gang seeking revenge for some unknown reason is suspected of having set fire to the residence of the late Congressman J. B. Latta at 3 a. m. today causing the death... Read MORE...

Iowa City Daily Citizen -  Iowa City, Iowa -  September 14, 1916
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Bangor, Maine, USA

1889 - FOREST FIRES IN MAINE.
County Roads Impossible on Account of the Heat - Blazes Elsewhere.

Bangor, Me., Sept. 13. - It has now been more than a month since a single drop of rain fell in this section. Yesterday Bangor,... Read MORE...

The Sunday Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  September 14, 1889
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Storm Dresses — A lady who is obliged to go out frequently in bad weather, will find it both a...Read MORE...



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1864 - Pasteurization is invented (Louis Pasteur, France)
Perfect Pasteurization Means Perfect Protection

Pasturization is simply heating milk - not boiling it.

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The Evening Herald -  Klamath Falls, Oregon -  September 14, 1925
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1876  September 14 - A little girl died at Barnard, Vermont, the other day by paralysis caused by the poison in colored stockings which she had been in the habit of wearing.


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1937  September 14 - The mercury soared to 92 degrees at Seattle, WA, a record for September.

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1886  September 14 - George K Anderson of Memphis, Tennessee patents typewriter ribbon

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