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 - I In the faUl ear, No, 363, there was ft t...
I In the faUl ear, No, 363, there was ft t party over which the blackest doom must have been appended that they should have been - preserved fr such ft fate. They were sll from LouLi vlle, traveling for pleasure, and, afte: ft 'joyous sojourn at the ocean aide, were on the eve. of returning improved in health and spirits. The party consisted of Judge I. W. Edward, of Louisville Chancery Court ; CapU W. E, Abbott and wife; Mrs. Oar Fenley snd three chil dren, Mrs. Mary C Fenley aud Mix Susie Fenley. ' It was near midnight before the Courier-Journal's Courier-Journal's Courier-Journal's correspondent could have an interview with any of the unfortunate party, Judge Edwards was the most composed of the lot," and although nearly prostrated by his horrible experience snd suffering excruciating pslns with his cut hands and arms, was still sble to give some idea of his adventures. There was elevea ia alL four besidos those men-. men-. men-. tioned. They boarded the fatal exrrcsi train at Woo&holt, all taking seats ia the first day Coach, ss the tide was only three hours to Boston and .they wanted to be together, as in the rullman they would Lave to be separated, some of the seats having been secured by others in advance. Exactly at 10:30 o'clock the train pulled out. and sped through the attractive country of Southeastern Massachusetts. Jadpe Edwards bad just left his seat and gone forward to peak to Capt. AV botfc, who sat in advance of his party, when tlere was a warning shriek from the engine and a terriblo jolt to the train; denotiaj the clarr1"? on of tie sir brakes. All rtiso from their seats in quiringly, when there was ft terriblo crssh. The car seemed to be lifted up and sent flying into the air, followed by a ripping sound, and thru the wholo id anl bottom were torn away. Tiirough the rents the boiler, with the white hot steam, and flaming fire box protrudTM, The car had fallen directly on tp of the overturned engine. io den was the steam that persons a scat away were in visible, but through the Mi.stcnn?, bcald-lng bcald-lng bcald-lng vapor came the shrieks groans cries for help and curses that told of 8?"ny nnutterablo tluit was befalling the un fortunate, who, in the lower end of tho car, were being literaTy cooke 1 to death. Judje EdwarJs 6avs for 'several moments moments he thought his senses would h ave Liiu. lie would Lave tiven half of his lifo for a drink or c;if.p of freh air. He strur'u-d strur'u-d strur'u-d frantically f.-.f f.-.f f.-.f window, Finally reaching one, he cut,if sn '.'v.crv?2 Jhat lut fr a j :.;V.s i m.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 20 Aug 1890, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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