Tried to Wreck the Train

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Tried to Wreck the Train - I TRIED TO WRECK THE TRAIN Mayfield Nor 15As a...
I TRIED TO WRECK THE TRAIN Mayfield Nor 15As a remit of an attempt to wreck an Illnoli Central train Sylvester Richardson aged It who was found hiding In the wood was arrested yesterday The attempt was made about one and a half miles from Mayfield The only reason there was not a wreck was the slow rate the southbound southbound local train was ran and the watchfulness of the brakemen who was riding on front of the engine It li bettered that If the fut mall and express express < had come along first that it would hare been impossible to avert a frightful lou of life and property When the local arrived here Chief MoNntt was telephoned for and accom panied by Officer Will Waldrop went on a hand car to the place where the wreck 10 nearly occurred A number of rail spikes had been placed across and along the rail by some one

Clipped from The Paducah Sun-Democrat15 Nov 1902, SatPage 6

The Paducah Sun-Democrat (Paducah, Kentucky)15 Nov 1902, SatPage 6
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