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 - patches saying that several were killed and...
patches saying that several were killed and many injured. When the afternoon papers went to press no one knew that the wreck would brin gloom and bud-ne.s bud-ne.s bud-ne.s to many Louisville homes and people, people, but soon camo a dispatch stating that Mrs. Oscar Fenley and children. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Abbott and others were eeriounly injured in the wreck. Mr. Oscar Fenley. is' the Canhicr of the Citizens' National Bank. At 3 o'clock he left his counting-room counting-room counting-room to take dinner with P etmastcr Barret, at the Pendennis Club. When the dinner was over he waled out Fourth to Green to catch an electrio car, to take him to his home at Creccnt IUIL Ho Lai gone only a few feet when the flaring chalk letters on ft newspaper bulletin board showed the names of his wife, childr.'t and other relatives as dangerously dangerously wennded in ft railroad wreck. After the bulletin had been confirmed by inquiry, Mr. Fenley, dazed by the shock, retraced his steps to his bonk, at Buliitt and slain' streets, and there he found the following telegram, which had been received at 4 :48 o'clock, dated Qulneey, alaas and signed IL L. Lace: Kailroad accident; wife ftad children hurt. . Come to Qaincey Hospital at once.' Mr. Fenley ftnswered that lie would start on the first train, but the worst was yet to come. At :17 o'clock ft telegram telegram was received, signed " Eusie Fen ley," saying: " All injured. We are at hoepital at Quincey. Come here. At t :1 0 the worst came. A meeen- meeen- gcr brought in ft telegram signed W. B. Abbott, which read : " Terrible accident, t very body injured ; some fatally. . Ma killed; baby can ot live: Mitw Mary (Mr. Abbott's wife), shoulder and thigh broke in three places. Everybody bad-, bad-, bad-, ty scalded." At :7 p. mi, Ed Mddea telegraphed from Aew fork: " Your folks bauly hurt near Boston. Can I set re yon f

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

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