Arlington Gordon death

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Arlington Gordon death - of in in it is NJURIES CAUSED HIS DEATH...
of in in it is NJURIES CAUSED HIS DEATH Arlington H. Gordon, a Brakeman, Victim of Fatal Accident in the Altoona Yard Arlington H. Gordon, a young Penn sylvania Railroad company freight brakemen residing at 207 Seventh avenue, Juniata, was the victim of an accident in the Altoona yard yesterday yesterday morning at 11.50 o'clock that cost him his life. He was run down by an engine just a short, distance east of the Red Bridge, was fatally hurt and died on an engine that was speeding with him to tne local station station to have him conveyed to the hncnlfal Gordon was on duty when the accident accident occurred that resulted in his untjmely end. He was riding engine No. 2949 that was coming westward on the west bound power track. He got off the locomotive for some rea-sn rea-sn rea-sn and in doing so stepped in front of engine No. 1424, running backwards on the east bound power track to the East Altoona engine house. He wa3 hit and fatally hurt by being hurled back against the engine from whicli he had just alighted. He was crushed crushed about the head nd sustained oth-r oth-r oth-r hodv injuries. Enginemen and trainmen hurriedly picked him up and placed him on board a yara engine engine to be conveyed to the hospital but he died before it reached the passenger station. The body was nUpd In the company's morgue. Later Coroner Blackburn was noti fied of the accident and immediately beean an investigation and will prob ably hold an Inquest. The remains were turned over to unaertaKers Boher & Mauk, of Juniata, to be prepared for burial. j Arlington H. uoraon was me son nf A rl Inert on T-f.. T-f.. T-f.. deceased, and Marv Gordon, of Tatesvllle, Bedford coun ty, was born at that place and was aged 22 years. He had been in the service of the company as a brake- brake- man for about a year, but in that time he made numerous friends among the trainmen. He was a mem ber of the Christian church, the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and Avasunda tribe of Red Men, of Juniata. His father died about a year ago and he is survived by his mother, who is now seriously ill in the Nason hospital at Roaring Spring, and these, brothers and sis ters: Daniel, John. Harry, George Blanche and Roxie, all at home at Tatesvllle, A cousin, Mrs. James Ritchie, resTdes at 1418 Eighth avenue. avenue. The funeral arrangements have not been completed, and will be announced announced later. The remains will ba taken to Tatesville for interment. Scored Six Knockdowns. Philadelphia, November 26. "Battling "Battling Jim" Johnson, of Tennessee, was too strong for Tom Overby, of Scranton, and had the latter groggy at the end of a six round bout between between the two negro heavyweights here tonight. Johnson scored six knockdowns during the course of the fight, two in the first round, two in the second and one in both the fifth and sixth rounds. He used both hands with) effect on his opponent's face while Overby's left hand Jab was ineffective. Pittsburg Won Another, ' Pittsburg, November 2(J. Pittsburg Pittsburg won its second game tonight from New York in the National Three Cushion ' billiard" league. J. Wirebeck defeated L. L. Magnus, of New York, 50 to 46 High runs were W irebeck 3 and Magnus 6. .1 1

Clipped from Altoona Tribune27 Nov 1912, WedPage 1

Altoona Tribune (Altoona, Pennsylvania)27 Nov 1912, WedPage 1
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