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A Railway Horror

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Hl'EXKS OF DEATH. Palatine Biudge, N. Y., Sspt. 2a- The Bt Louis express No. f. whieh left Albany at 10 o'clock Friday night, was telescoped about two miles east ot üere at about midnight. ïhe tirst soction broke down and stopped lor repairs. The rear brakeman was sent back to signal the second section, but lor some reason failed to perform Lis duty. The engineer of the second secon says he did not Bee him and the first he saw was the lights of the first section directly in front of him. The first section was made up of baggage, mail, express aud three passenger cars, packed with people. and a Wagner sleeper on the end. The crash was terrina The second Bection telescoped into the ürst section, knocking out the lights and plungingeverything into darkness. Four persons were killed. Their namee were: Eev. Prentice Dereuse, age about 60, pastor of the First Presbyterian church. of Dayton, O. ; Sadie Boyd, a?e about 34, of Westport, N. Y. ; Charles Franklin, age about 28, a Michigan Central porter, and William H. MannAg, a real estáte dealer, of Marquette, Jlich. Mr. Manning was married about three weeks ago to Miss Julia Davis, of Westport, N. Y. The young widow is injured about the head, but not serlously. Miss Boyd, who was killed, was her maid. Eight or ten others were hurt, Bix of them seriously. ühca, N. Y., Sept. 28, 3 a. m.- A special from Canaioharie says that between forty and fifty persons were killed at Palatine Bridge railroad accident Therailwaypeople here know very little about the accident At this hour, 3 a. m., wrecking trains have left St Johnsville and Little Falls. Palatine Bbidoe, N. Y., Kept 30.- Th following were killed in the railroad disaster near here last Friday night: Kev. Prentice Deveuve, of Dayton, O.; Sadte Boyd, of Westport, N. Y. ; Willian H. Manning, of Marquette. Micb. , and Charlea Franklin, of the Michigan Central Railroad Company. Mr. Manning a few weeks ago came East to Westport, N. Y. , where ho marriedMias Julia Davis. a wealthy and beautiful young lady. They had passed a few weeks of their honeymoon in the East and on Friday started for their new home, where an elegantly furnished house awaited them. His wife was severely iniured. WORK OF HOOSIEIi TRAIX-WRECKEB8 Greensbubo, Ind, Sept. 28.- Engine 206, lts tender, the postal and batrgage and two day coaches were ditched, while running fifty miles an hour, by an open switch at McOoyV, six miles east of Greensburg, early Frlday mornlng. Engineer Seth Wlnslow, of Greensburg, and Fireman Frank Moran, of lndianapolis, were thrown lnto a neighborlng corn-fleld. Moran' ahoulder waa brulsed, but Winslow was unharmed. Three postal lerka, all from Clnclnnatl, were hurt No passengers were hurt It la belieyed that wreckeri oaused the accident The line is now open, a track having been laid around tha wreek. A WKECK IN ITALY. Rome, Oct 1.- Two express tralns running in opposite directions between Naple and Foggia came into collision while running at a high rate of speed through a tunnel Monday. Twenty carriages wer Bmashed and üfty persons killed and lnjured.


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