Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Share Page

Alton Daily Telegraph: Tuesday, September 23, 1890 - Page 1

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 23, 1890, Alton, Illinois                                 Jfe-  st * S Sp*  ALI GN GAILY TE I .EGRAI ‘H.  VOLUME 30.  ALTON, ILL., TUESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMUEli 93. 1890.  NO 93  The Ever I C\n POPULAR 1UC  Sheet Music,  (CHAS. J, DEGENHART, Sole Agent.)  CHOICE SELECTIONS  CA It EPU Ll A ARRANGED FO ^EG|I1IEF  ANG POK TU* ITS* OP ERS OE CHK  PIANO AND ORGAN.  Chopstick Walt!,by ...... ....  fly Away Galop, by............  Gertrude Drcnui Walt/, by Impatience Glen Jo Galop',by  In th** Sunshine, by ........ .  Jack Proofs March, by  ..  Moment Musical, by...,........  Ha?ful Ronda, by...............  Russian Grand March, by,......  star of Affection Mazurka.by  Slum or of Roses Galop, by.....  m *> m Wain, by.....  Wreath Walts, by  .....  Ac., Ac., Ac., Ac.  T"TRnSRi   .Wauls,  Beethoven, .atreabbog. .....I Ann*. . . Knight ..Schubert, Greene. ....Francis. Hartmann, .streablto*  .. Glese  Ac.  THE LATEST.  The Stepping Stone, by  Sidney Rosenfeldt.  VOCAL AVD INSTR!'MENTAL) IOC a Copy.  OUR SPECIAL TERMS:  lOo Per Copy*  25c for 3 Copies.  50c for 7 Copies* $1.00 for 15 Copies.  Cfttaloirnc FICKE on Application, or Mulled FII EK to any Address.  Chas. J. Degenhart,  Third and Piita its. • Alton. Ill  Ready Mixed Paints I Oils  — AGENTS FOR THE ER. Louis V»mish Co. Fine VARNISHES And JAPANS.  darter Oak Stoves ami Ranges  Black Diamond end Asbestos Roofing. Building and Sheeting Paper. Force, Lift and Spraying Pumps. New Home and Whits Sewing Machines ; ISO each. Agents for the  Celebrated Metter Fan Warn  —FINE LINE OF—  Camases. Bailies id Spiro W agons  sot l u.« B«i HOAD CART  tB  A*  Worl<1 ,or  * 10 -  IL I JOHNSTON, Hardware Co.  Ti Immensely popular becard thy - ■ •* - -* -*—    ■-ated.  re strictly NriHllw, filly warrant sd still only medium la price.  Arn the beet In tho. world, and hare led all ethers fer jeers. Over IS#,MO lu nee. The people are bound lo have th* best, and will save none bot the I. tiny.  Oer price* are the lewc-i nod terms either time pay me ti is or cash, as easterners prefer.  Call and see O', or send fer Catalogs es aad full Information.  ESTEY & CAMP,  233 State Street, Chicago.  Louis Housu, 016 St 018 Olivo St.  Mcntiua (Ms Payer  WAHI I til    */stared Salary aad,  iiwiatmUM. fcu c.ii.iMf*. sues rowels**  sad rn rn a mid  A Terrible Railway Wreck Occurs at Chicago.  FIVE PERSONS MEET THEIR DOOM.  An Kl pm. Train Crashes Into th* (lear of n Kl en Ic Train In WK let. Were Pm-I run* of m Germ un Eat hr ran Orphan I  Asylum and a Fright rut mansion Is tho Hr.ult —A Fatal Wreeh on th* Wabash Road.  Chicago, Sept. at—An the result of “somebody's" rriminal carelessness five human bo logs were crushed to death and nearly a score of others more or less badly hurt in a railway smash up on tho ll iriington tracks at Kedslc avenue and Eighteenth street Sunday evening. Sunday morning sixty-five car loads of German Lutherans, representing the church patrons of the OermAn Lutheran Orphan asylum, embarked for Addleon, a station tonic fifty miles from this city to hold their annual picnic. They went via tim Illinois Central, the train being divided into four section* The Illinois Central trains run ovtr tbs “Q" tracks as far as Forreston. At about 5 o'clock the pie nickers embarked for home, the four sec-tiona starting within a few minutes of each other.  The Fatal Crash.  The fourth Motion, in charge of Conductor Carrington and Euglneer Heavers, reached the K rd sis avenue station at about T o’clock A freight train being on the track ahead Heavers brought his train to a stop. He was obliged to walt about fifteen minutes for a clear track. Just ss he started bls engine the Chicago, Bur-lington and Quincy suburban train known ae “Downers express" came dashing down the line at the rate of thirty tulles an hoar and crashed into the rear of the excursion train. Then followed one of those terrible scenes so often chronicled of late. The night air was Ailed with the shrieks of dying and injured women and the groans aad curses of men. The ear next forward of the rear was sent crashing half way through the coach ahead. It was driven like a wedge propelled by some mighty power Into the car, crowded with seventy men and women. It Carrie*! to four persons instant death. It broke the limbs, cruelly tore the Aesb, and ground into pulp the bones and rn use lea of a dorsa or more poor souls.  Removing tike Dead and Wounded.  Kt-dsie avaunt and Kightecnth street Is a lonely spot at night. There are but few bontee iii the vicinity. Meno*- the work of rescue was delayed for severs! ailanto* Kirk Kastman was one of the Aret ou tbs ground and he directed the work. With ins little band of helper! the taak of removing the deed and wounded wee begun and every fresh arrival was pressed into service, and In half an hour the ill-fated train was empty By this time a crowd numbering SUO people bad collected. The police and Are departments were quick to respond, and everything possible was done for the sufferer*  Lls! of the Rilled.  The killed are: Mia* Tlllte Dieoer. SI years old, of WW Ashland a van ae. Miss Martha Dimer. IS years cid, sister of Tulle; Theodore Berger. IS yearn old, bricklayer, residing at RU Hasting street, heed crushed to pieces; Otto Hchlorff, 17 years old. of GU I enter avenue, was taken to tbs county hospital where he died at 11£0 Monday morning; unknown man, probably Si. beati crushed beyond recognition.  At noon Monday six persons had died front Injuries rvuslred In the wreck. The sixth fatality wa* reported at the coroner’s office al noon. Hie death was that of Minnie Pilgrim, SS years old, who was taken to her tiptoe at 7It WeelTaenty-Arst street Ut midnight Hu u»l ay night. Tm body whioh was unidentified was Monday morning recognised aa that of Albert Otto, a boy IS year* old who resided with his parents at SSS Washburns avenue. Tlllle Bart, who was supposed to Im not dangerously injured, was at noon Monday la a critical condition at her home, ICA Burling street. lens Hee wig, who was thought to be In danger of death, Is getting Wttar- Bbs is athar home, l*N) Orchard street.  The toy burned was Ralph Manchester, the bright lo-\ cur- Id son of Mr. and Mr* O ort's N. Ms nclicst sr.    Those in the  house et the time of the fire were Pat Hun cy and his wife Anu; Mr. and Mr* Manchester and son Ralph, Mr* Wing, sister of Bm Uh ami Thomas Bt rail; Mr* Rosa Waterbury, alan a fitter, and ber daughter Father, aud Mm Hiram Birsit, mother of Smith and Thomas Strait; also two ht'U-w servants  Narrow Romp* (rf tire (amate*  Mr. Manchester Jumped from a second-story window and wt s badly bruised. His fare, hand* and arm* were burned until the flesh dropped off, awd his wife re reived a severe nervous shook. Bbs mads efforts to rescue her son, but he ran back, erased with fright, and was never seen again. Mr* Wing was taker, out on a ladder by some of the men employer! about the plate. Hanley and bls wile made their exit from the roof and she was severely injured Internally by the fall. Tile bouse was valued at aliout Sift OU) sud the insurance amounts to flu,oui. Valuable jewelry aud considerable money w.-s lost a* well es everything In tbs boun" Mr. Manchester may recover, but he will Ii.-e the n«e of I si tai his hand* He ha wealthy New York becker, and came to Troy about a year ago and purchased By ca way villa of Bmtth Birsit aud made It hie summer bom*  Kiowa ie Atom*  Chattanooga, Kept. rn—At ll o’clock Sunday night the I to der of sn engine attached to a freight train ou the Kist Tennessee, Virginia and (hiorgla railroad exploded at Sherman Heights, five miles from tiers. The engineer and fireman were blown to atoms and th# brakeman was severely injured. The name of the victims has not been learned as tbs wires are prostrated.  He Drove a Blind Horse.  Nashville. Term., Sept. 33.—James and John Gladwin, father and son, while r iling in a wagon Sunday drawn by a b md hoise across the tracks of the K**t Tenii* 1 a-ce railroad, near Doite wan, were s ruck and instantly killed by a wild engine The old man was thrown sixty fest a .d tile »on stout fifty feet before they struck the ground, dead  Shot by a Young Lady.  Atlanta. Ga. Sept J*-J. P. Hill, the express meow ager on tho Liberian railroad. was fatally shot in the neck by a pi-tol in the hand* of a young lady on whom be was culling. She supposed the weapon was not loaded.  PLACED IN THE TOMB.  Funeral of tbs I,ate Ilion Itonrlesalt at New York.  New Yore, Sept. sa —The funeral of  Ute late Ilion Bande mil, the eminent playwright and actor, took place Monday morning from the ‘’Little Church Around the Corner.” A M Palmer, of the Modi-•on Square theatre, who had charge of the arrangements by virtue of his office na president of the actors’ fund. with the pall bes rara and friends of the dead actor, gatliermi at hie late residence, 108 West Fifty fifth street, and after viewing the remains the black ciotb-eovered ess ket was sealed ap and carried to the beers* la waiting ll bore on the lid a silver plate with this inscription: “Dion Houcieaalt died Bapt. It, IMM, aged AM year*” A special train conveyed the party to Woodlawn cemetery, where the body wan temporarily placed in the receiving vault. It is aald that Mr. Boutd-cault had expreswd a desire to be bur.ml In Ireland, aud his wishes may bo re sported  neietds af a Michigan Hwy.  A intl At, Mich., Bapt. 3k—Two coos of Dr. Grandy—Vk-tor, aged IL end Frank, •omen hat older—got Into • boyish controversy Sunday afternoon in their father's bon*e al Fairfield Frank bad been sick and sa* eros* The quarrel terminated by Victor saying to Freak; “Frank, I don't have to take everything " He then proceeded to the I tarn. later In tho afternoon the boy's mother found that “Vick” had hahgert himself with a rope smaller than a clothes Him.  A WRECK ON THE WABASH.  Hardware and Farm Machinery, Alton, ll f »  Tbs Disaster It ss a I ta la the Heath of  Three Mea.  Nido A, Iowa, Sept. IKL—A wreck oo-eurred on the Wabash, Bt. lamia and Facade near liers About I o’clock Sunday morning, lu which Ka*inner Martin Eskridge. Fireman Joseph Burke, aad Brakeman K Cl. Williamson were killed. The accident occurred at a trestle about iou feet long which ceros.* a cat made by a creek through the hill* TH* bridge la at the end el • curve so sharp that a iterant) standing 199 yards to the coot aas Just me tbs .end of it The train, which con Meted of seventeen loaded cars end a uabeoon, was just coming round this etrve Prom the coef. when Nm* whole western half of the brtdga mm discovered Ie bs a mass of flag!* 1 - T%* brakemen were at their post* as the grade Is steep %?title point, and the engineer reversed bb Hrwr, but it •Tamely ohs'tpd the train. The engtho •truck the burning chasm, a hie the can were piled aUive it ta a aha pelf* mas* TH* gngta«er*s A wfsl Death-Brakemen Williamson was hurled against a tree aud his skull mushed so that he died hi a few minutes after being found, and Engineer Lek ridge wets un doubtndif crashed *° death la the wrack, although the |mdy has not ytft bren foutgL Fireman Buri# »*• found with hts Im hand yin hated ondrr a girder, hat (Aker-wise Unhurt, Above him was a lank of ML tho lusrsr end of wfeich already was enveloped In flames and ha begged tho rood actor and rear braketnao who found him to cut off his hand as the -ady means of saving him from the impending et-  em at th# ail tank T%i#y mad* n irate effort to pull him louse, but boing unable to do ae finally started for aa at in the ca ho me, but before they IS  Suing a Railway fur a Blow Up.  Cincinnati, Sept. 33 -Saturday afternoon th*- Kings Powder MUI com pa nj sued lh* Pittsburg, Chicago and St. Louts railway company to rere.rer Xvi,OOO for damage* arising from lbs explosion at the mills several months ago. The Peters Cartridge company filed a similar suit to recover ti 17,099. A badly conducted runout x switch of the defendant' ■ cars caused the blow up  They hfsy the Aiery.  Boston, Sept. 3k—A special dispatch from < levels int aaja that John M. Ward and Al Johnson emphatically deny the  story from Pbiledelp’da that a lead tug Pis yr*' ieagon magnate bad announced that ilia Cm lanai) dub had been pnrrhuM-d by the Players' league. Johnson sa}* tbe aeg-itiatimis for the purchase of lite Cincinnati club are off. the pries asked by Stern (IAI,OOO) being too High. _  Mr* Legaa Talk* to Clk I IU ram.  Boston, Mae*., Bopi. 4 —Mr* Gen. John A- Imogen, who has bren th* guest of Mr and Mr* Iou brep in Concord the last week. stteiidbd tbs Sunday school of  the Ortho lox church Sunday and spoto briefly and cordially to the school. Boe  alee took part in the presentation of hooks to the primary de part me at, and  os trek little one came up to rec**!re the Look Mr  ckHd wfHi appropriate sad levin f word*  g)k Mr* Logan presented It to th*  A New York Tai tare.  New Your kept 31 -H T Oodct At Co., defog busine** ai VI New street, have announced their apcastoa Mr. Clods! ip <k-ad, and the flint rtvjsltre of H. L full and N, T. Thayne. H. T < »#det Ai Ch. any: "We have no contracts m the board A c stonier got agly and reported na to the ex-Image IN « had t<> settle dif-fAwncsg with him. Tbs each*iig* suspended na  get to him the Biplosion {ooh piece Burke was burned ho death.  MISCELLANEOUS MI8HAP9.  OUTFIT KRiuu ' u.    mal    es    adradga  Wn **    |  hmu i HI Ewa. >>nn) awa. lYlmr*- I 11 - (TNH koeee Is reHakte^.r  The IO- Year-Old Im af a Wealthy Mew Yard Braker Burned to iMUg  TROT, N T„ Kept * —A im which caused the lorn of the life of a young boy and tho Injury of several persona started at 10.15 Bu aday night at Btralt'e Byenway villa tm the Hoosick Street road, shoat e mile Iwyouu the eastern city limit* The benne was burned to a complete nut** of ruin* ae no water was al hand to stay the pi ogress of the Same* The fire ie supposed to have caught from n heater.  A llkiim** Dies sa Duty.  Albion. 5 y., Bart A--H*v. bl T. Caln. pastor at the Pceahyleriaa chared of Uhs ptev, went taro Mw pulpit Benday nisrsl'g in Ii i a-ual tumult, nod had proofed*1 through about half ai his sermon when lie paused, aud oil horn warning fell to I'Ve fl >o*. II* never reg cl ne I cen •duosnew, sud expired in ab*int ten minute* Heart disc see was given ae tim  Death of Nevada's Clovers**.  Carton City, Nev., Hep* 33 —Governor Cheries C, Stephenson, of Nevada, died yesterday of typhoid fever. He had beld many public offic e* The death at leu aul Governor Davie about a year ajo leaves the sutta without a bend  suns mm  S "lour Sat-Back to a Propo»ed Pr z: Fight.  COAL.  MCAULIFFE AND SLAVIN “RUN IN.*  The Tam (waiters Arraigns*! In Coart tad Him,ltd Over In Keep the Resea— Th- YI I,cists de (euvtlte Wounded In a  Duel— A Gawd 'evil-Off for Kin per»r William—Other Foreign Notes el Interest.  The Futuna* Gill* spic Soft COAL delivered nt five minute** notice In any quau tlty. Burna lo a Clour Gray Ash, no Clinkers or Cinders. Best Soft Coal It. tho  New Yoke. Sept. 33. A Ignition cable gram received at Tit* Police Casette office al ates that MrAuliffe, the American •lug.-er, who was lo meet Hlaviu, the Australian inn fight to a finish at the Ormonde club, has I tee u arrested, and that the polios are looking for tjlavm.  London, Sept 38 — A report t* la circulation In sporting circles lo the vlTec* that both Mavin and Mc Attrite have been arrested  MrAuliffe was arrested at hit lodging* in Ult* city. Slavic was arretted while entering a rah after his arrival at the railway station here from hie training quarters at Dover. They wen rjlralgned in court today on the charge of conspiring to commit a breach of the peace and both were bound over to keep the pence.  West.  HARD COAL  Iii all si/, -!. Deliver* d at Lowest Market Prices. Quality Unsurpassi d.  DUY NOW, BEFORE THE BiG ADVANCE  FOREIGN NEWS NOTE8.  Carnegie Glee* the Briton Home Taffy.  IDON, Sept, 33 -Andrew Carnegie,the Hrid cb-A mer iran iron king, ha* partially matte amends for hit recent Dundee speech in which be offended the Kagitsh  p op I* by denouncing their rf rr Ut or racy. In an add rems at a b.tnqu.*t iii Liverpool hr took occasion to ridicule the notion that Gn at Britain wa* in danger of declining in wealth or power, ami tickled t lo* com mere ai Britou by dec! iring that Kn^htnd’s trade could out tie injured by foreign countries.  Dorsey & Mann  310 Belle street.  I'KUK Pl I (JNK 84 AKL) ai.  Tuff; far Emperor William.  Los don, Hep I. 3k—The I bio Berlin correwpoodent say*; It ie (he dear ani deliberate opinion of those hoi entitled to judge and not mart- fl diary that h:n-peror William during tho went mv ne ti vies diaplayad stngul tr strategical al lilly both as an arrive comm tinier and s- a critic of the con tact of other* in the field and that he shows indication* of a military genius of th* very higheat promise.  Refused ta lf ear a Labor Agitator.  Lindon, Sr|it, 33 —Heme members of the church cotter a* have barn endeavor-lag lo Beet!re a hearing before that body (or Hen Ti I Ult. the labor agitator, who ass ready to present th* ethical side of tbs labor question to tbs distinguished divine*. Th* opponents of th* nlc» surer sled in having I be proposal thrived, on tbs ground that Mr I.licit, not being a member of the <’bnreb of Keg land, wa* not qualified to a hire** the ouiureo*  E. I BOHmumrs.  -AND RIB MY-  LATENT FABRICS  -IX  CLOTHS, WORCESTERS ANO CASSIMERES,  Which I wilt make no ta thee ry !.ITH*T KANTER* STYLES. Nob* bat Good Work men employed, I defy all would la- I oui pet! ti an.    tangly  V.olrnl Mlornt. ta Fraer-e,  FARIA dept. ‘.'I — Violent ti >>rn« prevail throughout Fram vt In {hit city lh# dam ag* ha* lieeu    -tiler*hie.    At M.rseiibM  a tew|M»*t tx cirre I. A coll tp*e in the bank* of the en ital ceuwsl six eqiiarwe at the Maliemenl la Ii* MitMorrged lion**, were Aoziei ami r-mi •» ij * na Hr dam aged at various p • i - ii southern Frailer.  WARM AIR FURNACES!  IIAHI) AND HOFT COAL.  temperer WI..lim en*l t teat Yan Nt.llltr, HEKLIK, Srp. .3. -I.n i-t-o.r Will ani ilrore a till Comd You Moiike Hun lay through the letter's park a ■ I r.siied the maiisolem of the count’s wife and lister. At th* dinner glv-n in rali-bratiou of Von Molik s WO;ii binh isv there err.* iv>iuij-two gorals. You M ut bt fe-ling, v tuanke I the eiii (M-ror tor toe it mar.  lit  | £ S  s<<  * «  *?«  g f « rn v 3  •Ss?  Et-  U V  ran ^ **  ar tZ u  ^ SRS *  z z ** JI  •;r * g  • iii  Se.T rn rn w  \V ant. a MGH Preveatad.  1/ONiaiN, Kept. 78 —The ll lily Newt pro Ira* t against the Mc A ult IT* Shaven fight tieing permitted by the poll iv. The par terr* will I e disappoint*-1, it im)* univ*. they tat blood tor I heil molter, ll is shameful i bal they should be a1 lo well to indulge their depraved tastes in opes deviance of I br spirit of the law  To our friends would any we Ere now prepared ho put In pair old once. Satisfaction in every case guaranteed, fteoond- brand Furnace* nlwnyn on hand.  A llwadred People Orc-wood.  fk'Yi.v, S-pL 33—The overflow of tho Marlins r.ver was attended by great Iona of life, Fully 109 peasants were drowned, and at Mii.Uph*, a military pet im the Bulgarian frontier, ION Turkish soldiers perished in the flood.  Well Des*, A nasal***.  London, Sept. 33 —A conflict bes occurred between the Armenians at Van, In which forty persons were killed. The Turks suffered the greater toe*  Graal Strike af Laesmsker*  Fan a. Hep!. 3k—K'ght thousands lace-maker* are id • in Cai el* amt rioting Is feared An extra regiment at troop* bim been ordered lo the sp >t.  Lect Waker, (tat of Wark.  Faki* Kept. *3 -K ghi thousand loos makers are idle in Calais and rioting is feared. Au extra regiment of troop* bas been order to t t* spot.  A <Tr**» Nautical Feat.  San Fua naut. Sept. th Attmw from Tahiti sa* Uotl Copt, lieut) Fetereoa, of San Fraet-U o, performed vncrasefnlly the feat of sail d an eighteen foot yacht from thU port lo TahitL and gained the gftOu wager which had already cost on* man his life *t be yacht w a* in French register ami was owned tit I wilt I. I he atqam*r company refu^wJ to lake her, so she had lob »al led ('apl R enl a orth first tried. btu lie bt I just |ien-e«l G-> lieu (kit when a big wave * rnrk lh erafL a peel her mid dioserd Wvutworih Tho sailor with him had a narrow escape. Peterson slaved ast June.  PITTS Sc HAMILL,  ne BKLLK 8TKKKT.  ITS NO SECRET.  Ttiat our STfK'K la the MOST OOM IM.KTH over ovNmghl to AJton. Wa cad show you Something New an often aa you dull lo:  OARPETSi  Tapestry,    Body Brasse In.  Ingrain,    Art Sqaaros,  Rug or Hemp  ttvt r^TTTirn a tivto*  JLJlXI v-/ LJ Jlr. JL Xr k L\i CSII  Dado or Plain,    Lace or Fortier.  HIST RUGS:  Fur .ttoquette,    Smyrna & Oriental.  Urol urns, Oil Cloths, Wire and Cocoa Mats.  hullos like to ane the Newest and Finest in House DcooraXonn. TIM Easiest way to see them la to Call frequently ut our —to bilsh ae at, whether you wish to buy or not.  A. J. HOWELL  At lh* WttlpplMX Fas*  Wi IJS w UT* >n, Del., Atta. XL—Throe hundred eta' tat ors witnessed th* whipping at Newcastle h.x negroes and two whiles for various larcenies rewired from Av* lo Iwrevy lashes eaoh. Doe of f th* begrave, Geurff* t.V>psr, cwiue to the post wearing patent leather sheol ami notary o hi* r», mi I took twenty Ii with et r\MiiiiUiig mush Ultras!!  FALL SUITS.  I AM NUW KEADY TU Fl KHUU Et RUT MAJ! IR ALTO* WITH A  SUPERIOR SUIT OF CLOTHES,  IL-*i Ie* in* att pp 1 ”** George Cooper, a  ored, coo  colure! It intl ar, John ill us, eel Vie ted of mnrtieruu* assauJt, end Ram u el  Long for forgery, each stood one bour in  the pillory. _  I  Bis Waved Braved Fatal.  Ut Ll th. Ullin., Sept It -I V. Mundy, register of dec is of D t iglaa county, Wht, w»ior?*rv* red a fraciartof lh** skull In n quairvi si Stew S.i.a-rgtr, WU , algmt I blet wa k* ago. an I who has hecii I) mg blan uu« otto. I me • • odlu«u stnnc, died hernia) mom nj  WAHR FROM I'Ll IT I IN SRLKCTRD RWFKtTALLY Folk*  P Allilj WEAR.  JKmm    aSmmrnrnm    atm    wmJm    mdSkmmmmJrn    whf    W    Ii i  rn oMmamrnm «Aw Wham  CV IX THE MONT *11 URI! MAXNRM,  'Witli Perfect F^lt,  AXD  lit Figure** Hill will Please AI’.  H. O (Jr. Moritz,   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

10 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 155 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication