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politicians. of in bride's Leake include friends business is B. FATAL AUTO ACCIDENT Bedford Man Steps in Front of Machine and Dies of Injuries. J. Frank Bonner, the well known South Kichard Street-grocer, died his home Saturday night from injuries received Saturday afternoon when struck by an automobile. Bonner had been to the barber and in crossing the street in front the Grand Central Hotel, West Pitt Street, did not see a Ford car approaching from the east, on account of the Everett jitney bus, behind which he stepped to cross. The car was driven by Miss Ruth Manock near Bedford, daughter of Mail Carrier James Manock, and contained Miss Nellie Manock and Miss Sarah Bagley. Miss Manock, spectators say, had complied with the rules of the and kept to the right, blowing horn repeatedly at the crossing. Bonner stepped from behind the into the path of the Ford, which being driven slowly, and upon seeing the car started back toward | again stepping forward. The car struck him, evidently in the left and Miss Manock, terror-stricken, was unable to successfully manipulate her emergency brake, Mr. Bonner being thrown and the car passing over him, from the hips to He was hastily carried into the office of Dr. C. W. Gensimore nearby and was able to speak a few Dr. Wilmot Ayres was also summoned and the two physicians a hasty examination, attending to wounds and stopping the flow of blood.., He was taken to his home is j and found to be suffering broken ribs, badly lacerated face mouth, a cut upon the head, and concussion of the brain. His sufferings were intense and death relieved about eight hours after the the TVi £» rt/^ii-r*o rt+o ine occupants r»QT* -TIT-OT-O nn car were un ' were un-1 irOHl L.D.G sh J ockan7 L the driver i? prostrated with grief over the accident and distressing result. 1 Mr. Bonner was born at Noble's Mills. He was aged 54 years on i September 20, and is a son of and Mrs. John Bonner of McKee east- will I tion, whom he was preparing at I on Sunday. The aged parents was summoned, but were unable to of Mr. Ress- Di- of T. to varous all will Erode until Sunday morning, although a brother, Edward, of Juniata reached here Saturday night a few hours m0 fore his death. He is survived by ·*, ~«i,, three sisters and two brothers: John Soyster of Altoona, Mrs. Nofsker of MeKee, Mrs. Margaret Ritch of Fairmont, W. Va., Silas Bonner of Morgantown, W. Va., Edward of Juniata. Mr. Bonner was married to Miss Ida Claar of this place, who died 1910. He had resided in Bedford for many years, following the trade of carpenter until about ten years ago, since which time he had conducted a grocery store. The funeral services were held 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon in the Reformed Church, of which he faithful and consistent member. Bonner was a member of the Brotherhood Bible class of that i church, which attended the funeral in a body, and of several local ' lodges. Interment was made in the Bedford Cemetery by the side of wife. Bedford residents are greatly distressed over the accident and its fatal result and Miss Manock, as " U . ' t h e community's sympathy. as the family of Mr. Bonner,

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  1. Bedford Gazette,
  2. 15 Oct 1915, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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