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An Excursion Horror

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Cleveland. O., Sept. 11.- A freight train on the New York, Pennsylvania & Ohio railroad ran into the rear end of an excursión train at Rittman Station, O., va-torday, küling four persons outright and injuring twenty-üve others, three oL whom havo siuce died. The special train had b.?cn stopped by an aecident in a deep cut an; on a curve. The freight carne down a grade at the rate of twenty-five miles an bour. The passengere saw their danger and ncarly all of them succeeded in escaping from the cars, but as they were serambling up the embankment the wrecked cars toppled over on them. Nearly all those who are injured were s,truck by flying debris. The following is a list of the killed: Conrad Baldingei-, freight engineer; W. E. Cochran, freight brakeman; John Shook, a veteran of Tod post, Youngstown. Obio; Samuel Priee, a veteran of Tod post, Youngstown, Ohio; Miss Ina Tncker, of Austintown; Mrs. Givnn. of Canüald; a woman, name not ascertaintd.


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