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Sunday, November 5, 2023

October 3 News - 1921 - Two Could Play That Game.

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 October 3, 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 October 3 historical headlines that may hold the missing pieces of your family's history puzzle.

    The Centreville Savings Bank
    Incorporated 1888

    Visit West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Arctic) (Natick) (Phenix) (Crompton)!

    Omaha, Nebraska, USA

    1893 - FIRE AT OMAHA. Farnam Street Theater Completely Destroyed. TOTAL LOSS ESTIMATED AT $250,000.

    Five Firemen Injured, Two Fatally - Detailed Statement of the Losses and a List of the Names of the Losers - Origin of the Fire Unknown, But Supposed to Have Been Caused by the Falling of an Arc Electric Light - First Discovered on the State.

    OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 3 - The Farnam Street theatre, on the northeast corner of Fifteenth and Farnam streets, has been completely destroyed by fire. The building was of brick, 77 feet by 132 in size, and was four stories high in front and five in the rear.... Read MORE...

    The Racine Daily Journal -  Racine, Wisconsin -  October 3, 1893

    Antigo, Wisconsin, USA

    1942 - Army Flier Killed In Antigo Crash

    Antigo, Wis. - (UP) - The first serious accident since a preliminary glider training school was established here June 1, resulted in the death of Pvt. C. W. Stanford, Farmersville, Tex., this week.
    He suffered burns Oct. 1 from which he died when the plane he was piloting crashed on the Joe Frisch farm near Antigo. Capt. Ross M. Clem of the school said that the cause of the crash had not been determined.
    Frisch at two other farmers pulled Stanford from the flaming wreckage of his plane after... Read MORE...

    The Sheboygan Press -  Sheboygan, Wisconsin -  October 3, 1942


    1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

    RAILROAD CAKE 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoonful of butter beaten to a cream 3 eggs beaten to a froth 1 cup flour 3 tablespoonsful sweet milk 1 teaspoonful cream of tartar 1/2 teaspoonful soda 1/2 teaspoonful salt (from an 1888 cookbook)
    1841  October 3 - An October gale, the worst of record for Nantucket, MA, caught the Cape Cod fishing fleet at sea. Forty ships were driven ashore on Cape Cod, and 57 men perished from the town of Truro alone.

    Visit Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA!

    1921  Two Could Play That Game.
    A hundred years ago a wealthy bachelor, named Paige, who lived near Albion, R. I., gave a party; one of the young ladies left a glove. Mr. Paige returned it with the following note: "If from your glove you take the letter G, that glove is love and that I have for thee." The young lady replied: "If from your name you take the letter P, that Paige is age and that won't do for me." The story is vouched for by a friend of the Outlook, whose grandmother had it at first hand. -The Outlook.

    Alton Evening Telegraph
    Alton, Illinois

    Visit Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn) (Lonsdale) (Saylesville)!

    1878  Guided by a Spirit
    In a paper mill in Manchester, Connecticut, is in use an improved machine, in building which the maker says that he followed the directions given by the spirit of his dead brother.

    Lebanon Daily News
    Lebanon, Pennsylvania

    Visit Manchester, Connecticut, USA (South Manchester)!

    Albany, September 28. - Early this morning the boiler in the steamer J.S. Robinson, which lay at the foot of Waterloo Street, exploded with frightful force, instantly killing Capt. GEO. S. WARNER and Fireman WM. CLEARY, and seriously injuring FRED TINSLAR, the engineer who was blown in the water and narrowly escaped drowning. WILLARD DURAND and MELVILLE RYAN, deck hands, RICHARD VANZANDT, son of Capt. Vanzandt, of the tug Cora, from New Baltimore, which was lying alongside the Robinson were...

    Weekly Wisconsin
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Visit Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange)!


    America - Did you know?

     An estimated one in ten of us could be a blood relative to one of the original 102 pilgrims who arrived aboard the Mayflower in 1620.


    Quebec - Did you know?

     About 30,000 French people set out on the great voyage to New France before 1760. Of this number, 27,000 arrived alive... All in all of the 27,000 immigrants, 14,000, or a little more than half, settled in New France.

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    Visit Upton, Maine, USA!

    Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.

    Grange Hall and Post Office, 1919

    Ruda Dairy, Inc.

    Visit Dudley, Massachusetts, USA!

    Died October 3


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