Clipped From The Indiana Weekly Messenger
City latter of days Monday to the ludiana, beiug Mary attend returned Years J. T. on visiting home Kaiiroad Accident stt Seward. William Paul, married to a daughtei of the late Fred. Cameron, of Cherry .township, aud residing in Altoona, instantly killed in a railroad wreck the Pennsylvania railroad, rear Seward, at an early hour on Friday morning. He was a fireman on a freight from Derry to Altoona. Tliree other per sous were instantly killed iu the wreck aud several dangerously injured. The following account of the we clip from, the daily papers: A mistake in orders is said to the cause of the wreck. Train No. known as Â»Â· ail and Express, ouo of fastest on the division, was given a white light at NR tower, Seward. As the curve at S-irg Hollow was approached an eastbouud freight, by a Derry crew, was ran into. freight was going-at a seven-miles-aii- hour clip, and the force of the collision threw three of the cars upon the westbound track. Before warniug could be given to trams approaching on the west-bound train, a freight dashed into the The engine ploughed into the at a terrific speed, aud 10 cars were thrown over a 20-foot embankment the Conemaugh river. In the cabia of the first east-bound train sat Conductor Peterson, Brakeman G-allageraud Flagman Smith. Peterson Peterson was instantly killed. Gallager found on the boiler of locomotive bad scalp wound and a bad contusion the knee. Smith was found anioug debris scattered about the west-bound engine. His back aud arms were scalded, and his scalp was lacerated. Peterson was taken to his home Derry, and Gallagher and Smith brought to the Westmoreland Hospital. Following the crash of the west-bound freight into the debris the locomotive toppled over into the river. Engineer Black was found in his eugiue cub It is not known whether he was the collision or was drowned after the engine went into the river. His fireman, William Paul, was not carried into the river. His mangled remains were found in t^e wreckage. The trainmen of No. 14 did not so severely. Engineman Winters was ken from the debris at midnight placed in the Memorial Hospital, Johns;own. None of the express or mail .vere injured. The Mail and Express is made up inly two Pullmans and t-he mail aud express cars. Mr. Paul was a son of Mrs. Paul, of Gherryhill township, and was married last Juue; since then he jeen residing at Pitcairn. His body not yet been found. Mrs. Paul went Pitcairu Sabbath, returning yesterday, all efforts to fiud the body having unavailing. -.-.Â».