50 Passenger Bus Runs Off Bridge: Two People Killed as Vehicle Breaks Through to Creek; The body of Pfc. Julius R. Slofkin 29, of Brooklyn...

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50 PASSENGER BUS RUNS OFF BRIDGE Two Pcoplt Killed at Vehicle Vehicle Breaks Through to Creek Richmond, Va., July IS (#>) — A Greyhound bus carrying 50 persons n'oke through an undermined mdgo across normally small Gillies creek within the city limits of Rirn- nond in pre-dawn darkness today and was swept a hundred yards lownstream by flood waters. Only two persons were killed and none of the others was injured seriously. seriously. - * Soldiers and sailors among the passengers broke windows and people climbed out to swim to safety or to cling to the top of the almost submerged bus until res cued. Captain 0. D. Carton of Richmond police satd about 15 inches of air space above the water in the bus enabled the people to live until they could extricate themselves. Five hours after the accident oc curred police and firemen removed the body of Donna Jeau Hainmell a three-months-old infant, at 9 a. The body of Pfc. Julius R. Slofkin 29, of Brooklyn, a soldier stationed at Camp Patrick Henry, was found shortly after noon when the bu wag pulled back to the shore witb cables. Identification was maa THE MORNING HERALD, HAGERSTOWN, MD. THURSDAY, JULY 19,1945 y officers of McGuire General Hot- Hal. Forty-six persons were treated ftt he medical .college of Virgin!* Hospital, but most were quickly re- eased. Many of them were suf* ering from shock, chll and minor uts and abrasions. Mrs. Ecanora Hammell, of Delta, Pa., mother of the dead child, was uflering from shock and hospital authorities, said her condition was 'fair." She told investigators that he swirling waters pulled the baby •ight out of her arms. The bus, inbound from Norfolk, went through the bridge a few minutes minutes after an outbound -bus had jassed over it. Most of the passengers passengers were sleeping. The Isle of Man is 30 by 12 miles in size. Brenda-Will You Step Out With Me Tonight? Iknowl'vtb«enaaawfuli«tieJinottakv !n*yoa anyplace lately.But after etandin* f t d * y rt •&.»•£ iob ' "W '«*t <**ni ntar killed me with callouMs and burning. Now I ve niforro«d-.or rathtr wy f«t hat»~ thanks to the medicinal Ice-Mint you ad- rtad. New trfod anything that M«Md to draw the pula and fire right out »o fait— J nd ji»« way It helps tX Un callows is nobody's nobody's basinee*! Been able to get some extra extra overtiat money—; « what do you say» 'et's so dancing tonight You can step ca tny Ice*Mint f«*t aU you want. Do functional periodic make you feel so nerrotu; Jittery, * highrtrung, cranky, tlwdr?at fud* times? Then don't delayer tbif great medicine—Lvdi* 1. Ptakham'f Vegetable Compound to reUtre web symptoms. It HELM yuaam > Plnkham's .Compound U /fcwattf not only to relieve such monthly pain but also accompanying nerrou^ faighstrunf XMilngs of thk naturt. * Taken regutarty—t&U gwtt ttaf tested formula helps build up i*» aistince against auca dlitreai. A wry •entitle thing to do/ AUo a frwd stomachic tonic! Follow Wbei «wc* tioni. Buy today. VEGETABLE COMPOUND MEN S CLOTHES DIRECT TO YOU' •• CONCORD •

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  1. The Morning Herald,
  2. 19 Jul 1945, Thu,
  3. Page 47

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