August Schnopp Injured

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August Schnopp Injured - Um- house Dalton Horse Runs Away, Farmer...
Um- house Dalton Horse Runs Away, Farmer Suffers Fractured Leg DALTON -- Augustus Schnopp, 878 South Street, was resting fairly comfortably at the House of Mercy today after sustaining a compound leg fracture Wednesday evening when he was thrown his wagon by a runaway horse which was scared by a locomotive blowing off steam. Driving home, Mr. farmer, reached the Schnopp, underpass at "led house crossing," South Street, when a train was, passing overhead. The horse was accustomed to whistles, but not to sudden hissing hissing steam, and it bolted. Mr Schnopp could not control the animal, which dashed up an embank. ment. tipping t h e " wagon throwing out the driver. Mr. Schnopp's leg was broken between the ankle and knee. He hailed a passing motorist who him to his home. Dr. George F. MncKay treaU the i n l u i y and lemoved The horse was un- hospital, injured.

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  1. The Berkshire Eagle,
  2. 26 Apr 1946, Fri,
  3. Page 15

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