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 - VETERAN MET QUEr.U ACCIDENT. Bolt from Fast...
VETERAN MET QUEr.U ACCIDENT. Bolt from Fast Train Smashed Lee: .Tolui I,icliteiifel». John Lichtenfels, a well-known rcsi- dent of West Wheatticld township, had one of his legs smashed in a peculiar mauner on Saturday morning. He was standin"- alone the Pennsylvania rail- road tracks, near Bolivar, when a t r a i n passed. Just as the engine reached him a bolt about a foot in leii"-th and one and one-half inches per.. . , .1 e .« 4-iirt riifliirt£» ar»rl f^.. mn ,i "KTT T/»T- thick was thrown from the machine struck one of his legs, crushing it breaking both bones below the knee. The injury may cause the loss of limb as Mr. Lichtenfels is an aged He is a retired railroader, having served as a track man for many He is also a veteran of the Civil and was captured by the Confederates andp'iaced'in a southern prison during his service.

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  1. The Indiana Progress,
  2. 24 Aug 1904, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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