Morning Oregonian (Portland Oregon) Dec. 11, 1874 page 1
at a Â· The Aatanan says: " John 8. Portlock, young man'about twenty years old, and of John Portlock, who live* on tbÂ»PayÂ»tÂ«, left honie on Monday laat with a team loaded with, grain for. tba Middbjtoo nnlb. He 'came by tbe freese-out bill and his brother came with hhn to tbe the hill to aee tbat he got along all rount of his having a wild team Car On coming down the hill this side the Â· ion is that his leaders become unmanagable he was thrown offlho wagonn someway the neck-yoke came off the tongue about same time, and while tbe wheel WM over him the end of the tongna ran ground and:stopred Uie wagon with tbe on his breast, as he was found by Mr. ford arid another gentleman, In this breathing his last;,and Uie suppaptkm ia, must have laid under the wheel between throe and four hoars. Ho was unable to speak, and did not appear to breathe was extricated from this horrible position."