Louis Beaulieu dies in train accident brother of Victor - not sure if is our Victor

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Louis Beaulieu dies in train accident brother of Victor - not sure if is our Victor - Pinioned in this manner just above the hips,...
Pinioned in this manner just above the hips, Beaulieu was carried along the track for several yards. His brother tried : to gave him, but his efforts were fruitless. As the * cars rebounded from the shock Beaulieu sank - to ? the track unconscious. He was removed to a sanitarium and died an hour later. - . ; just where the blame of ~ the accident rests witnesses differ. They: claim the engineer should have sounded a warning before pushing cars in on the siding, and the engine crew claim the repairers should have displayed a flag as . warning : that The deceased, with his brother." Victor Beaulieu,' and Joseph McElroy, were at work on a line of, coal cars on the siding when a switch engine in charge of Engineer Engineer McGowan pushed, a string of empty cars upon the track. These, running running under their own impetus,;, crashed into the coal cars and Beaulieu, who was putting in a new drawhead, was caught between the draw bars, and crushed.'.* T ; SAN 1 JOSE, Aug. 3.— While at work on cars at the broad-gauge depot this morning morning Louis Beaulieu, a car repairer, was crushed fo death within reach -of his brother's hand. - . .' Special Dispatch to The Call. The men built fires at night and thought that- in that manner they could keep the intruders : away. : This : proved"^ effective only: so long- as the fires were kept^burning.; kept^burning.; ; During, the day when the men were at work the bears, would, come down from - the ' hills • and break into ¦ the ; cache of provisions- ' Carter and his companions finally, vacated and ¦ started for Haines to procure guns. they were at work, r; . . ' . Beaulieu waB 42 years of age and leaves a wife and two children. " • .TACOMA, Aug. 3.-Half a dozen monster monster bears have, driven several miners off their placer claims in the Porcupine mining, mining, district and at last accounts still held possession of the valuable property. , I Joseph Carter, who brought the news to Haines Mission,' says that he and- two friends'began operlLtions this spring without without any guns, as game in that: vicinity was scarce. - Several weeks ago they became became awiire that" their camp was the rendezvous rendezvous of what appeared to be an entfre tribe of bears. - - • • ¦ , ,. ; .,-,. Special Dispatch to. The Call. Porcupine District Prospectors Prospectors Forced to Y ¦¦ Evacuate. v Pathetic Disaster Under Cars at San Jose Depot. TRIES TO SAVE BROTHER'S LIFE BRUIN RULES A GOLD MINE

Clipped from The San Francisco Call04 Aug 1901, SunPage 17

The San Francisco Call (San Francisco, California)04 Aug 1901, SunPage 17
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