Saturday, September 12, 2020

1897 - THE WORK OF LIGHTNING

Bennington, Vermont, USA

1912 - BAD WRECK ON RUTLAND. Three Are Dead and Eleven Are Injured Near Bennington.
Bennington, Sept. 9. - In a head-on collision a mile north of the railway station, two persons were killed and nearly a score injured, one fatally. The accident occurred when a passenger train on... Read MORE...

St. Albans Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  September 12, 1912
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Rockville, Conn.

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Fort Worth, Texas, USA

1897 - THE WORK OF LIGHTNING
Latest Particulars of the Death of Charlie Howell

Charlie Norvell was a young man between 17 and 18 years of age. He was a farmer and trader and lived with his father, one brother and three... Read MORE...

Fort Worth Morning Register -  Fort Worth, Texas -  September 12, 1897
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Tonawanda, New York, USA

1868  One J. H. Mower, of Tonawanda, New York, claims to have discovered a new method of sub-aqueous communication, by which he can converse with persons at a distance without cable or other conductor than the water.

He proposes to establish communication between America and Spain within three months at an expense of not more than $10,000. Electricians discredit the statement.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  September 12, 1868
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Marietta, Ohio, USA

1895  Train Accident

Frank Roney, brakeman on the Toledo and Ohio Central Association railroad, while coupling freight cars on the grade at Marietta, fell under the wheels and lost a foot and had the other badly crushed.

The Salem Daily News -  Salem, Ohio -  September 12, 1895
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Anchorage, Alaska, USA

1966 - AT LEAST 14 DEAD AFTER HOTEL FIRE AT ANCHORAGE. BOILER ROOM EXPLOSION SUSPECTED.
Anchorage, Alaska (AP) - At least 14 persons, two of them women, died Monday in an early morning fire that destroyed the two-story, 33-room Lane Hotel on the edge of Anchorage's main business... Read MORE...

Daily Sitka Sentinel -  Sitka, Alaska -  September 12, 1966
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Rice Waffles - Beat together a pint of milk, the yolks of three eggs, two ounces of butter...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., January 5, 1881
Randle, Washington, USA

1949 - Vacation Continues
Morton (AP)- Students at Randle, in Eastern Lewis County, were still on vacation after destruction of their school by fire last week.
Utilization of the Packwood grade school and vacant buildings... Read MORE...

Walla Walla Union Bulletin -  Walla Walla, Washington -  September 12, 1949
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Fine Boots & Shoes
196 Essex Street, Salem

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Middlebury, Vermont, USA

1875 - HEAVY LOSSES.
Rutland, Vt., Sept. 11. - A fire in the Middlebury Paper Company's mill at Middlebury, Vt., destroyed last night the paper mill buildings, of the Middlebury Manufacturing Co., and 29 business houses, ... Read MORE...

Sedalia Daily Democrat  -  Sedalia, Missouri -  September 12, 1875
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 America - Did you know? 1831 - William Lloyd Garrison begins publishing the Liberator, a weekly paper that advocates the...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? To occupy their free time, the inhabitants of New France held soirĂ©es, when they would gather to...Read MORE...



Virtual Museum of New France. For more information visit www.historymuseum.ca/ virtual-museum-of-new-france
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The Wentworth

Stronger than the Law Shoe
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Roberts, Johnson & Rand Shoe Co.
St. Louis, U.S.A.

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