Train Wreck Recall Pt. 2

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Train Wreck Recall Pt. 2 - Yes, it was only happy, smiling faces, l-'ree...
Yes, it was only happy, smiling faces, l-'ree l-'ree l-'ree from care and ortgnt with joy Upon that fated train departed Prom their homes in Illinois. Out Into the night they quickly rusht, Fast, now faster, to their doom, t.itiiB iirriiminft while they were speeding. Hastening onward to the tomb. See the fireman ana engineer turn pale, "Too lute." they murmur, human skill cannot avail. The burniiiK bride Is Just before them. 1 loath waits grimlv for its prey. One moment more ana souls are ush ered Into realms of endless day. Ah, was there ever suen a aisasier In this country's history? No, none can equal in Its horror The dreadful Chatsworth mystery. The dead, the flying, wounaea i"ro together, Ttmin,! h with one tntcmy cnain Amid those crusht and brotien timbers, During weary hours remain. The scene was surely most appaiuna.. When the stou'est held tneir oreain. And as they galea neipiess, panic- panic- stricken, Kremed of sense and speecn Deren. Put lethargy waa only transient, Heactlon swiftly came. Then thev delved in the earth's hard aurfnre For the soil to ouench the name. I'nttl nod. the kind, loving Father, Sent the cool, rerreshlne: rain, ; The Tame subdued then to the dead anil rivtnif They repair, labor hours In extracting Friends and kind pinioneu mere. Oh. sun, thy rafl'.ant beauty nine, liraw over thy face a rintin, While solemn grief and bitterest woe Fair Peoria's home enshroud. "To the inquirer Mr. Rtlllwell. af ter reluttn the narrowrna. oemun the disaster, invarinhly rerltes this poem and teara never fall to bedim his eyes." need new and are AN gDITOR'8 VIEW OF "THE NEED OF HEART. Th of thssa days Is not greater opportunities for commerce and much as larger

Clipped from The Pantagraph11 Aug 1915, WedPage 13

The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois)11 Aug 1915, WedPage 13
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