William Hughes

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William Hughes - Many like, the enemy. knows by any .farm the...
Many like, the enemy. knows by any .farm the to-, an- at reused learned men drubbing. work occupied. oft Walloped CAME BACK TO ffi f ROITMOPE SLAB. Peculiar Experience of .Man at Brownsville Under. taking Shop. SAT UP WHEN WIFE CAME IN William Hughes, 'Rendered Unconscious From Fall, Lies;':Covei;ed a» Corpse, and ·B.ad 'si Wagon. ' " ' : · . : · ; . - · .' · ''. !-'" : ? ; V ; ·Special to Th'o-'Coorler.;.. · v ' . . BIIOWNSVJI.LE, . Octi -2=r-Willlani Hughes, IL laborer employed about the' coke works in this vicinity, this morning wns taken to the morgue of J. T. Ross In the dead wagon, supposedly, the unknown victim of of an accident. . No one about the. undertaking establishment knew the man and for n couple of bciiirs" Hughes lay covered as a corpse on a slab. · Then.some one lifted the tsheet over his face and suggested _ thai he might be a man. named Hughes.' . ' : .;, Hughes 1 ' wlfis was seat far. - '. She was ir. an anxious state of mind, hen husband not Saving been home during the night, it was stated. 1 She.was lead into the room -where the body lay, but just as she entered tho supposed dead mm rose ' lip. and ask«l his wife why she was present. Ic was* 5 -' Hughes, but he was not dead. H« liad fallen, it In thought, over an oven . wall and was knocked unconscious. A close examination of'the man had not been made. lihighes was assisted to. his home., His Injuries about the head and body are severe, but not fatal. At the same time Undertaker Ross picked, up Hughes he was on his way to get the body of another man who was found dead near^ the same spot. At the undertaking parlors-it was stated that attendants there thought Huglies was m dead ;but did not get an opportunity : to correct the Impression that life ivast extinct before Mrs. Hughes arrived : }ust at which time Hughes regalred consciousness- and sat upion. the itlab. ''

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  1. The Daily Courier,
  2. 02 Oct 1909, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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