Dead Beside The Rails

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THE DAILY BCDY OF A YOUNG MAN AT MILE RUN YARDS. FOUHD BY'A TRACK WALKER His Identity Unknown, But He is Supposed to Have Gome From Newark. ' The body of a young man who had a;>- parently about reached his majority was found along the railroad tracks near the Mile Run yard by Night -Trackwalker .Thomas Sheridan early this morning. He was a victim of the rail and an effort is being made to discover his identity as nothing , was found in his .pockets from which his name could be obtained. He had no doubt fallen 'from a freight train. Both bis legs were badly cat up and the arms were broken. The scalp Was also badly torn and there was a large aash on his forehead. He had evidently been dead for sometime. The body was removed to the dead hours'at the George street station and later tijken charge of by Undertaker A. J. Margin. ; . The young man is evidently a German about 5 feet 7 inches high antl had never been shaven. His teeth;wen^very even and all perfect except the middle one of the upper jaw which had av.amall piece broken ont of one corner. He has light blue eyes, heavy eyelashes, light eyebrows eyebrows and dark hair. , On the brown check suit which he wore Was the trade mark'" of the Lavalle Dierin Cosney Company, Broad street, Newark, who were the makers. The trousers had beep!' patched in the seat. He had on an outing shirt "and heavy underwear and his salmon colored socks were held up by small rubber bands. The size of the shoes is nine. The only other article of clothing was a plaid necktie. In his pockets a lobg brass check No. 545, a small bottle of cologne, six cents in change, a key, mouth organ, - white handkerchief, fancy lead pencil and a photograph were found. The picture was that of a pretty young lady whose face somewhat resembled that of tlio young man. The ie*emthnce, in fact, was so' great that the young woman looked enough like the dead man to be his sister. • " .' . .-, There was also a blank billhead in the pockets on which wati the name and address address of a Newark bakery. It read Bernardino Tuite, 48 Ferry street, Newark. Newark. This is the only c'.ue to the man's identity. , ' The body was viewed this morning by the ^County Pnysician, Dr Carroll, who gave a permit for .burial. Undertaker Martin is endeavoring tp learn the identity of the man by means of (headdress given of the Newark bakery' It is thought be lives in Newark, ; Undertaker Martin telephoned to Newark Newark this afternoon and learned that the young man had lived in Orange recently and formerly >n Oregon, where his people people reside. He had, come East to go to the Spanish-American war. Newark people could not tell his name.

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  1. The Daily Times,
  2. 11 Nov 1899, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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  • Dead Beside The Rails

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