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Two People Killed

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Whiting, Ind., Oct 11.- Tuesday afternoon at about 4:20 o'clock train No. 8 of the Pennsylvania roacl ran into an opn switch, causing the engine, raailcar and two Pullmans to leave the track. The deadare: Henry Warner, engineer. John Christie, fireman. The accident occurred just west of the One Hundred and Nineteenth street crossing. Several persons were injured, including the conductor, but none fatally. The fireman was buried beneath the engine and sc-alded to death by escaping steam. The train was composed of a tuail car and nine vestibule cars. The train was running but 10 miles an hour. Had it been running at full speed the death list woukl havs been very large. The fire company was at the scène in five minutes and extinguished the rapidly gaining flames. The track was not cleared till af ver 8 o'clock. There were more than 400 passengers on the train. The engine and mail car are total wrecks.


Ann Arbor Argus
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