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Sunday, November 5, 2023

September 23 News - 1913 - BOY HIT BY CAKE OF ICE HAS LOCKJAW

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 23, 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 23 historical headlines that may hold the missing pieces of your family's history puzzle.

    Hood's Sarsaparilla
    C. I. Hood Co.
    Lowell, Mass., U.S.A.

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    Topeka, Kansas, USA

    1891 - Training the Young - The Science of Running

    Mortimer Remington on the Science of Running

    Only a small percentage of the boys of the present day make any effort to develop their athletic ability.

    There are some boys who never attempted to run who, if they would try, could best some of the best runners on the track. Even if a boy does not prove to be as successful as that, he will have just as much fun out of it and more, for when a man finds himself on top, with every ambition satisfied, he loses his interest and ... Read MORE...

    The Topeka Daily Capital -  Topeka, Kansas -  Wed, September 23, 1891

    Racine, Wisconsin, USA


    Racine, Wis., Sept. 23. - A heavy hail storm prevailed here yesterday afternoon. Little damage was done, as there was no wind at the time. Some of the hail stones measured an inch and a half in diameter. The glass in the skylight of MRS. HART'S store was badly broken. Sixteen lights of glass were broken out of GUENTHER'S factory on Sixth Street.
    Racine, Wis., Sept. 23. - The storm yesterday afternoon was a very severe one. The streets were flooded and cellars inundated, and on Chatham Street,... Read MORE...

    Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  September 23, 1886


    1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

    Fish Cakes - Cold boiled codfish, either fresh or salt, remove the bones and mince the meat; take two-thirds as much warm mashed potatoes as fish, add a little butter and sufficient beaten eggs or milk to make the whole into a smooth paste,...Read MORE...

    The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 2, 1881
    Norwich, New York, USA (White Store)


    Norwich, Sept. 23. - Walter Tansey, aged 17 years, who was almost fatally injured while at work at the W. R. C. Home near his home at Oxford, just below here during the afternoon of July 10th, when he was struck on the head by a 200-pound cake of ice, is now seriously [ineligible] at his home with lock-jaw. His illness is a result of the accident in July, it is said.

    Young Tansey was at work in the pit of the ice house of the W. R. C. Home on July 10th when a 200-pound cake of ice slipped... Read MORE...

    Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  September 23, 1913

    Use Webb's Flavoring Extracts.
    This picture is given to each purchaser of Spurlock's No. 5 Bluing
    Ask for No. 5
    Beware of Imitiation

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    Ithaca, New York, USA


    Ithaca, Sept. 23. - Knocked from the running board of his engine while the train was running through the Lehigh Valley yards at a rate of about twenty miles an hour, DAVID E. WALLACE, engineer on train No. 301, which leaves this city for Auburn at 7:30 A. M., sustained a compound fracture of his left arm and narrowly escaped death under the wheels of his own train.

    The accident happened as the train was passing the plant of the International Salt company. WALLACE noticed that the pump,... Read MORE...

    The Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  September 23, 1913

    Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

    1913 - REVIVE GRAND TRUNK WORK. Construction of Southern New England Line to be Resumed.

    Special to the New York Times.

    SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 22 - Work is to be resumed immediately on the Southern New England Railway, the Grand Trunk subsidiary planned to connect the Canadian system with tidewater at Providence.

    The construction stopped ten months ago, and it was charged that this was due to an agreement between C. S. Mellen, then President of the New Haven, and E. J. Chamberlin, President of the Grand Trunk. Last week Vice President G. C. Jones came here and inspected... Read MORE...

    The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 23, 1913

    1891  A Turtle Dropped from the Clouds
    There is much curiosity manifested in Genoa, Mich., about the starting point of a five-inch turtle, which dropped from the clouds about that place during a recent thunder storm. It landed upon its back, with a loud noise, in a small pool before the home of Fred Fless, one mile from Long lake. On several occasions within the past few years showers of angle worms and small fish have fallen in the same vicinity.

    The Topeka Daily Capital
    Topeka, Kansas

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    1815  September 23 - One of the greatest hurricanes to strike New England made landfall at Long Island and crossed Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
    It was the worst tempest in nearly two hundred years.

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    America - Did you know?

     In 1893, an amendment was proposed to rename the U.S. into the “United States of the Earth.”


    Quebec - Did you know?

     In 1977, a law was passed in Quebec, Law 101, the charter of the French language. This law defined French as the only official language in the province of Quebec. By this law, education, communication, trade and the economy must be in French. A...Read MORE...

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    Congregational Church, Bradford, Vt.

    New Home Sewing Machine Co.
    Orange, Mass.

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    Died September 23


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