Genevieve Rabig accident

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Genevieve Rabig accident - i . tsaarlae Strike A at. 1 At Kankakee...
i . tsaarlae Strike A at. 1 At Kankakee yesterday afternoon a large touring ear, SUcd" with a party of pleasure seekers, was crashed Into by' an engine of J the Big Four railroad... Twa were Instantly killed, eruebed beyond recogaltion In the tangle of steel aad wood which is all that remained of the car. Tbe killed were Mr. George Granger, wire of one of' the most prominent citltens la . Kankakee, and Miss Genevieve Rabtg, 114 Garfield boulevard. Chicago. 'Miss Rabig ". was 21 years ot age, an elocutionist end graduate of the Chicago Mutical college and had accepted an , invitation ' from Mise Amelia" Fortln, of Kankakee, a Inlima) friend. t spend a tew weeks, with her. Tne: first' day of her contemplated vacation season season was to be celebrated by a pleasure ride In the large touring car of her friend. -r-" -r-" -r-" -r-" . The other occupants of the car, Georg Granger; Miss Amelia Fortln, Mise JeaneUe and Paol Granger, and Ira Dole, the chauffeur, chauffeur, were all Injuredrwhlle the larje Mitch-: Mitch-: Mitch-: -ell touring car in wblch.they were out' for a pleasure trip wa struck by an engine push-' push-' push-' Inga caboose on tbe Hobble avenue crossleg -'. -'. of the Big Four railroad at about 5 o'clock in-tbe in-tbe in-tbe afternoon. .. ; .-. .-. .-. ",:.i. '-' '-' '-' I The injured er taken to the emrrgeney hospital, where it was said by physician In charge that all have postiblc cbance of re- re- -covery. -covery. .'- .'- 7; .; George Granger was badly injured about "the head and shoulders and may be inter- inter- -sally -sally Injured. . - . . - .. . - ' . ' His daughter.-Jeaaette daughter.-Jeaaette daughter.-Jeaaette Granger, sustained -a -a .fracture of the left arm and right hip. '..; Woaiea laternally Hart. Miss Amelia Fortln sustained Internal Injuries Injuries and an injured spine. ' Paul Granger : and Ira Dole were slightly Injured about th body. The party were en route to Manteno when the accident occurred. The crossing at which the machine was truck is the most dangerous In the city. TiTelve sets of tracks are at that point' Coroner L. E. FenouIUe m ill conduct an inquest Tuesday. " - : -' -'

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 24 Aug 1909, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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  • Genevieve Rabig accident

    DaraGolden – 10 Apr 2013

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