Matheson Automobile Co.

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Matheson Automobile Co. - - and - Co. of and as Co. tiw has poor ill the...
- and - Co. of and as Co. tiw has poor ill the affects 14 S. to if MATHESON CAR HAD A Car Out on a Tent'Knn ! Jtoud in Narrows and Wear River Bank Chauffeur N Injured. fctYJ While being driven on o test run oaj - ' the River road, in Exeter township, ;V,;V this morning, a car belonging; to the Matheson Automobile Co. suddenly ' swerved from the road and shot clean ' over the river bank and turned conw pletely over, pinning one of Its occupants beneath it. The car left the factory this morning on a trial run. It was in charge of a young man - named Coonley, who was accompanied by another of the factory employes. About 10:30 o'clock. Just before the; , car reached the end of the narrows aoout a nan mile aoove tne forest Castle Brewery, the driver suddenly lost control and the machine swerved toward one - side of the road and shot . - - over the steep bank. Coonley walfTr'ii carried over the bank with the car; but his companion, as"he leaped out. struck against a wire railing that ia placed on the edge of the bank for the L, pioievuun ot loose wno use tne nar row road here, and this prevented nhv . going over the bank. As soon as th$v front wheels had left the earth the front end of the car shot downward . and struck the ground, about' 12 feet below, and turned completely overV - burying Coonley beneath It. Remarkj abe as it may seen, Coonley was not - injured, except for a few scratches, .'t Though the car fell upon him, .it landed In such a position that th " He managed to crawl out from under :v ifwithout assistance. A force of Math , ' eson employes were - summoned and managed to get the car. which was - - - partially wrecked, back into the road. Hard shell crabs, at Britigan's.

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  1. Pittston Gazette,
  2. 16 Jul 1909, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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