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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

November 29 News - 1866 - A New Religious Sect.

Welcome to our blog, where we embark on a captivating journey through time, exploring the rich tapestry of history and genealogy.  In this edition, we'll delve into the treasure trove of historical news articles dated November 29, unearthing stories that resonate with genealogists and history enthusiasts alike.  From local happenings to global events, we'll uncover the stories that shaped the lives of our ancestors, providing valuable insights for those on a quest to discover their roots.  So, grab your magnifying glass and step into the past as we unravel the November 29 historical headlines that may hold the missing pieces of your family's history puzzle.
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    Fresno, California, USA

    1915 - INCENDIARY FIRE IN FRESNO - Blaze Threatens Business District. Man Confesses to Starting Fire.

    FRESNO. Nov. 29. - After fire wrought $30,000 damage in Frank Hickman's store and threatened to spread ruin throughout the business section early today. Arson charges were filed this afternoon against Hickman and his head salesman W. H. Jenks.

    Jenks, it is claimed, confessed he made preparations for firing the store with Hickman's knowledge and approval.

    Jenks was thrown into jail but Hickman is in San Francisco.

    According to Jenks' story, everything was in readiness to torch the... Read MORE...

    Riverside Daily Press -  Riverside, California -  November 29, 1915

    Michigan City, Indiana, USA


    Michigan City, Ind. (AP) -An explosion killed two more railroad men Wednesday as they began clearing the burning wreckage at a crossing where two trainmen and a gasoline truck driver had died.

    Seven other train wreck crewmen were hurt, one of them critically, but the two crewmen whose acetylene torch was blamed for the blast escaped unhurt. State police said the torch burned into a diesel fuel line on one of the wrecked locomotives.

    A Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad spokesman estimated a...

    Logansport Press -  Logansport, Indiana -  November 29, 1956


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    New Milford, New Jersey, USA


    New Milford, N.J., Nov. 29 - A fire engine, speeding to a brush fire which later burned itself out and an Interstate bus collided in the center of this community yesterday, killing two volunteer firemen and injuring several other persons including two women bus passengers.
    The crew of the fire truck was scattered over the pavement in the collision, while the bus carried through a store window and came to a halt halfway inside the shop.

    Police Chief HARRY L. JORDAN identified the dead...

    Gettysburg Times -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  November 29, 1943

    1894  FIRE AT HINSDALE, N.H.
    Higgin's stable in the rear of Todd's block at Hinsdale, N. H., was totally destroyed by fire last night. The fire was discovered at about 10 p. m. The horses and carriages were all saved. O. H. Higgins, the proprietor, who slept in the office, lost $290 in money, all his books and papers and barely escaped with his life. There was no insurance. One other building was burned.

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    A careful revision of the aggregate of insurance carried by the sufferers in Tuesday's fire at Lyndonville, Vt., places it at $120,000. Twenty-six buildings were burned, including nine mercantile blocks, a hotel, two livery stables, five dwellings, six barns and three storehouses. In all 31 business firms and 28 families were burned out, the only business block left being a brick one on Main street, with one grocery store and one furniture store in it.. Gov. Woodbury had signed a bill...

    Springfield Daily Republican
    Springfield, Massachusetts

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    1884  In Switzerland, you can send almost anything through the mails. Trunk, gripsack, hat-box, bag of potatoes - it is all one to the postal authorities, as long as you pay the postage.
    And it is a very rare thing for anything to be tampered with or miscarry.

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    Saint Joseph, Michigan

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    1866  A New Sect.
    We see by our Eastern exchanges that a new religious sect has sprung up in New Bedford, Massachusetts. One of its most admirable peculiarities is the rule that when brethren and sisters meet, they salute each other with a kiss. We predict that sect will rapidly increase in numbers.

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    1888  NO END OF FUN. How the Norwich, Conn., Boys Celebrate Thanksgiving.

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    America - Did you know?

     President Abraham Lincoln created the Secret Service on the very day of his assassination,

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    Quebec - Did you know?

     All license plates in Quebec have the text 'Je me souviens', the official motto of Quebec. It literally means "I remember", but more extensively they want to say that they will never forget their culture and traditions.

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