Marion Gorsuch, John Turney struck by train

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Marion Gorsuch, John Turney struck by train - MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 1892. 2.30 o'clock. J....
MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 1892. 2.30 o'clock. J. Sullivan satisfied and a was brief been very few a strike. A in Roche's small and the delegation of City lodge of the Communipaw visitors are reported strike. Master not answer opinion of the of a that the brotherhood if they struck argued for a were a sufficient shadowed policemen were SOLDIERS. at Buffalo Could chief military are to-night to-night to-night Buffalo of over the state was Adj utant General and other the military observations resulted the force here, of territory amount of pro was not excessive. a doubt was party whether would not talked with officers at made comforting of their men, satisfactory trouble from had been experienced. said that was fully as Others went could make the end of "his to-night to-night to-night Associated was decidedly need for all upon. He properties are work are to be the roads arete there certainly the ground, it be wise to more men here. when asked remain here. day's inspection accompanied by troop A, accessible At all points and willingness received. thing in their an Associated "If they go greatest strikes not be confined but passenger the firemen practically out does not believe not allow his green firemen. are tied up. the aid of The firemen they are slow doubtful about to strike. They have no have good to throw up. to enter a thus see that this thing ill-advised. ill-advised. so, all along Passenger nearly or entirely will suffer shipped. People trouble in to stay at force of this point. It any other city THE Eli OVERTURNED. Sad Accident on the Pennsylvania and Northwestern Road. FIVE MEN CAUGHT IN THE WRECK Locomotive No- No- 42 Had Cut Loose from Its Train and Was Runnine Ahead to Take Water when It Left the Rails and Was Dismantled. NAMES OF THE PERSONS INJURED A very serious wreck occurred on the Pennsylvania and Northwestern railroad between 6 and 7 o'clock last evening at a point near Bear Loop. Five men were injured, injured, three it is thought fatally. There are several stories as to how the accident accident happened but nothing official could be learned last night. Engineer William Welch and Fireman S. W. Hammers were hauling a freight train with engine 42 toward Bellwood and ran ahead to get water. Before they started Marion Gorsuch, of Roaring Spring, John Turney, a foreman employed by Kellar & Crosson, and an Italian named Charles Golte, employed as a baker for the Italian laborers on the road, boarded the tank of the engine for the purpose of taking a ride. The engine was running rapidly when it suddenly jumped the track near the point named above. It ran along some distance when it turned over on its side, carrying the unfortunate men, who did not have time to jump, with it. Every body so far a3 known who was on the engine when it went over was injured. ' They are: William Welch, Bellwood, engineer, slightly injured in back. S. W. Hammers, fireman; injured about - the head; it is said fatally. Marion Gorsuch, Roaring Spring; left leg crushed, injured about head and serious serious internal injuries; will probably die. John Turney; left leg ground off, cut about face and head, internal injuries; will probably die. Charles Golte; severe shock, contusions of body and limbs; not seriously hurt. Word of the accident reached this city at 9 o'clock and the first reports stated that an engine had exploded its boiler. At about 11 o'clock the hospital authorities were notified notified to have the ambulance at the station by 12 o'clock, when a special train would arrive with some of trie in-injured. in-injured. in-injured. The train, consisting of an engine and one passenger coach in which three of the injured Gorsuch, Turney and Golte were brought to this city and taken to the hospital. Gorsuch and Turney were in a very precarious condition and it was doubtful if they would survive. On their arrival at the hospital stimulants were given without much effect. Gorsuch, who lived in Bellwood and was employed there, was badly cut about the head and his left leg was crushed and he appeared to be worse than the others. Tur-ney's Tur-ney's Tur-ney's left leg had been ground off near the knee and his head and face were a mass of cuts and bruises. He was employed by Kellar & Crosson, contractors. It is not thought either of them can recover. No cause has been given for the wreck. The conductor who brought the train bearing bearing the injured men to this city stated that the engine ran into a pile of rock which had slid onto the track from the mountain side. He stated that he had not been to the scene but had heard that that was the cause of the accident. A gentleman who came up on the- the- train stated that he had been at the wreck. When asked if the engine had run into a pile of stone he stated that it had not; but that the engine jumped the track at a short curve and immediately went over on its side. The facts in the case could not be learned from the injured men because they were not able to talk, and therefore fuller particulars particulars cannot be given. ; AT Harvest Concluding The held in church tastefully grain was a gathered at side of inscription the the was an 6th, 7th of First "Some Natural In the to hear Timothy, said: with a by St. son, of dwelling upon that all hurtful and come the well literature. which is the healthful noxious It is the genuine, in present almost devil's of crime. What literature live appeals Second. 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Clipped from Altoona Tribune22 Aug 1892, MonPage 1

Altoona Tribune (Altoona, Pennsylvania)22 Aug 1892, MonPage 1
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