Frank B. Watkins: Of Newton, Kansas Jumped from Train; Broken Wrist Leg; Son Carl Lives in Emporia is Emloyed by H. O. Frantz

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 - LKAPT FROM TOPPfctNG ENGIITE Wichita, Kan.,...
LKAPT FROM TOPPfctNG ENGIITE Wichita, Kan., Aug/26.—The-engine of train No. 117,' the .fast mail on the Alchlson, Topeka &j Santa Fe road, side-swiped a. freight train this morning while running at' top speed past North Wichita,' and turned over t\\o oil cars. .Engineer Frank B. Watkins of the ¿ast mall Jumped'when ho saw ( the danger and escaped burial boneatli his engine which turned over on, .its, .side, along, with the mall car/'MVatklna sustained a broken le^g and.a broken wriut and other minor injuries.."- ITo Is believed to be internally^ injured; Ffretuan Marrs was bruised .when he .jumpf"} lii't'not sover'ely ( ,. Itl jure d. the wreck blocked trafttc' for seven hours.', , ' . , r , \> , '^Mr: Walklns ahd has family^ hi?- merly lived here, his son.'barl;' noji Is,, employed by H. O. Frantz; The ,WatklnSes live In itej^on^^ti, •, ^ '"'

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  1. The Emporia Gazette,
  2. 26 Aug 1912, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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  • — Frank B. Watkins: Of Newton, Kansas Jumped from Train; Broken Wrist Leg; Son Carl Lives in Emporia is Emloyed by H. O. Frantz

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