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Died At His Post

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A Phüadelphia paper tells the following story of a car-drivcvr in that city who was frozen to death at his post. If trae, it is singular that no ñamo is given. It j says: "The fortitude displayed by the renowned pilot 011 the Lake Erie paoket, j in meeting death at his post, aud siiving the lives of tho passengen, was cmulnted on Saturday mght, during the visit of the polar wavo, ly a drivor of a Market street car, who froze to death while dviving the ;ar to tho depot at Forty-íistr street and Herrarían! avenue. When near the depot, the conductor rang the bell, signalhig for the car to stop. It was not heoded. Again lie pulled, and no attcntion was paid. He then went to the front of the car, and found the driver j numb from cxpoaure, and dead. The ! man was sitting upright, with the reins through his hands. When the depot was reaohed he was removed and eflbrt was made to restore life, but with no sucoess. : The man was unmarried and nbout I twenty-eix yews of age "


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Michigan Argus