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Friday, November 3, 2023

September 2 News - 1898 - September 2 - NOTCH GANG of Counterfeiters in the Mountains of Maine.

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 September 2, 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 September 2 historical headlines that may hold the missing pieces of your family's history puzzle.

    Williams' Jersey Cream Toilet Soap
    The J.B. Williams Co., Glastonbury, Conn.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    September 1898

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    Ware, Massachusetts, USA

    1898 - TERRIBLE ACCIDENT. FIVE PERSONS WERE KILLED AND A NUMBER OF OTHERS WOUNDED, SOME FATALLY - ENGINE STRUCK A WAGON.


    Ware, Mass., Aug. 27. - Five persons were killed this evening at Whiting's Crossing on the Boston and Maine Railroad by a collision between a train and a wagon containing a pleasure party of eleven persons.

    The dead are:
    GEORGE WHITING, aged 50;
    MRS. WHITING;
    JESSIE WHITING, their daughter, aged 18;
    CADIE WHITING, another daughter, aged 20;
    a boy who flagged the crossing, name unknown.

    The pleasure party was made up of the WHITING family and some of their intimate friends of... Read MORE...

    The Weekly Advertiser -  Montgomery, Alabama -  September 2, 1898
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    New Vineyard, Maine, USA

    1898 - September 2 - NOTCH GANG of Counterfeiters in the Mountains of Maine.


    [Lewiston (Maine) Journal.]

    "I see by the papers that the famous Notch Gang of New Vineyard is again rampant," said a Farmington man who came out of the dining hall of the Victoria Hotel in Lewiston to-day, and lit a cigar in the office. "Now, I know something of that gang. It is, or has been in the past, one of the biggest counterfeiting gangs in the country. I know where there was a ten quart pan of counterfeit money under the counter of a grocery store for three weeks in that region, and... Read MORE...

    The Cincinnati Enquirer -  Cincinnati, Ohio -  September 2, 1898
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    1945 - September 2 - World War II ends


    WORLD IS AT PEACE
    Japan Surrenders Formally, Unconditionally to Allies in Short Ritual; V-J Day Today

    Truman Lauds Day of Victory Over Tyranny
    Bright New Era of Hope of International Good Will Seen

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 1. - (AP) - President Truman tonight proclaimed Sunday, Sept. 2, as V-J Day - for Japan of "retribution," for America and the world a day of the "victory of liberty over tyranny."

    Mr. Truman spoke over a globe-girdling radio hook up that linked the White House with Tokyo... Read MORE...

    The Sunday News and Tribune -  Jefferson City, Missouri -  September 2, 1945
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    1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes



    Sallie's Biscuits - Three good-sized potatoes, boiled and mashed fine, one tablespoon sugar, one-half pint boiling water. When cool add one cup yeast, let it rise till light, then add one quart water and flour to knead; knead half an hour and ...Read MORE...



    The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., June 2, 1880

    The Olympia Self-Playing Music Box
    F. G. Otto & Sons
    Jersey City, N.J.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    November 1898

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    Los Angeles, California, USA

    1935 - EXPRESS PLANE CRASHES, KILLS CREW OF THREE. WESTERN AIR EXPRESS FALLS, BURNS ONLY MILE FROM LOS ANGELES AIRPORT.


    Los Angeles, Sept. 2. (U.P.) - A Western Air express plane crashed and burst into flames shortly before midnight, burning its crew of two men and a woman to death.

    Western Air dispatchers listed the crew as GEORGE SHERWOOD, 38, veteran Los Angeles pilot; FRED M. BURLEW, co-pilot, Glendale, Calif.; DONNA NAYLOR, stewardess, Burbank, Calif.

    Less than a mile from the airport its motors began sputtering, MALDIN BURT, Van Nuys rancher reported.

    "The plane was flying low and it seemed that... Read MORE...

    The Star -  Anniston, Alabama -  September 2, 1935
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    Waterbury, Connecticut, USA (Waterville)

    1910 - "BUGS" RAYMOND IN WRECK.


    Ball Player Bruised in Crash on the New Haven.

    WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 1. - A passenger train running from Bridgeport to Winsted on the New Haven Railroad crashed into several freight cars south of the station here to-day, injuring three persons.

    A. L. Raymond of New York, known as "Bugs" Raymond, a baseball player, was bruised about the arms and legs. E. A. Leafgreen of New York received facial injuries, and Mrs. S. J. Kisley of Waterbury complained of injuries to her side. Charles F.... Read MORE...

    The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 2, 1910
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    1898  Fatal Bicycle Accident.
    RUTLAND, Vt., Sept.1. - Philip Buck, aged fifteen, of Worcester, Vt., met with an accident yesterday morning that cost him his life. He was a novice at bicycle riding. While he was crossing a bridge over the North Branch, near Worcester Village, his wheel came in contact with the stay girder and he was thrown into the river bed some twelve feet below. Buck died from internal injuries later in the day.

    The New York Times
    New York, New York

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    1901  September 2 – Vice President of the United States Theodore Roosevelt utters the famous phrase, "Speak softly and carry a big stick" at the Minnesota State Fair.

    wikipedia.org

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    1969  September 2 - The first automatic teller machine in the United States is installed in Rockville Center, New York.

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    America - Did you know?

     1787: Constitutional Convention, made up of delegates from 12 of the original 13 colonies, meets in Philadelphia to draft the U.S. Constitution.

     

    Quebec - Did you know?

     In October, the community of Bécancour, Quebec, hollow out their largest pumpkins and carve them into boats for the annual regatta on the Bécancour River, known as Potirothon.
     

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    Knox's Gelatine
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    The Ladies' Home Journal
    October 1898

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