SPECIAL BEARING VETERANS TO LOUISVILLE REUNION GOES OVER A TRESTLE


 

NO VETERANS KILLED BUT MANY HURT

Transcribed by : Tina Easley

 

JUNE 13 - 1905

THREE PERSONS WERE KILLED AND 29 INJURED IN THE WRECK OF AN EASTBOUND PASSENGER TRAIN ON SOUTHERN RAILWAY AT GOLDEN GATE , ILLS. TODAY .THE TRAIN WAS A COTTON BELT SPECIAL CARRYING CONFEDERATE VETERANS TO A REUNION AT LOUISVILLE KY. WHILE RUNNING AT A SPEED OF 50 MILES AN HOUR THE ENGINE STRUCK A SPREAD RAIL ON A TRESTLE 20 FEET HIGH AND THE ENGINE AND THE COACHES WERE OVERTURNED AND FELL TO THE BOTTOM OF THE RAVINE . THE ENGINE TURNED COMPLETLEY OVER .

THE DEAD

J.J. UHLES , GREENWAY , ARK.

J.D. JOHNSON , FIREMAN , PRINCETON ND.

UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN

 


THE INJURED

W.C. PEELER , DISTRICT PASSENGER AGENT OF THE COTTON BELT ROUTE MEMPHIS TENN. CHEST INJURED WILL RECOVER

OTTO GRAETZ , ENGINEER , PRINCETON , IND.

CPT. JOHN S. BELL , PINE BLUFF ARK. ARM FRACTURED AND INTERNALLY INJURED

GEN. JACOB JORDAN , PINE BLUFF , ARK , SERIOUSLY INJURED IN CHEST AND ARMS

A.B. HAYES , PARAGOULD , ARK. INJURED ABOUT HEAD

CARCY T. CONE , JAINESVILLE , ARK. CUT HEAD.

W.H. WALDEN JAINESVILLE , ARK.

MISS MAGGIE GREGG , NETTLETON ARK. CUT ?

J. ARMSTRONG , JONESBORO , ARK SCALP ?

P. NEEDHAM , NEEDHAM , ARK INJURED ABOUT HEAD AND ARMS

H.M. LANCASTER , PARAGOULD , ARK , HEAD CUT FOOT BADLY BURNED

J.S. SPENCE , JONESBORO ARK , SHOULDER DISLOCATED

L. STEDMAN , PARAGOULD , ARK. EYE AND HEAD CUT

MISS KATE SCHMECKER , PARAGOULD , ARK , INTERNALLY INJURED

JOS. SCHMECKER , PARAGOULD ,ARK.LEG FRACTURED

D. FOLEY , PINE BLUFF , ARK HIP INJURED

DAVID WEAVER , PARAGOULD , ARK SERIOUS INTERNAL INJURIES

J.S. MILLER , PINE BLUFF , ARK . HEAD AND ARMS SLIGHTLY CUT

ALVIN BAIRD HUNGTINGTON , IND. SERIOUSLY SCALDED ABOUT THE ARMS AND LEGS

R.A. POOLE , PINE BLUFF , ARK. SLIGHT INTERNAL INJURIES

J.M. LYTTLE , PARAGOULD ,ARK. LEG AND ARM BROKEN

N.C. DINER , ST. LOUIS , MO. HANDS AND ARMS CUT

R.S. HANCOCK , PIGGOTT, ARK SIDE AND LEGS BADLY INJURED

J.M.C. ROGERS , JONESBORO , ARK. SIDE AND LEGS CUT

M. CROWLEY , PARAGOULD , ARK , CUT ABOUT THE HEAD

JAMES TIMER , WALCOTT, ARK. INTERNAL INJURIES

MRS. JAMES TIMER , WALCOTT , ARK. HEAD AND ARMS INJURED

DR. HOWELL , RECTOR , ARK. SERIOUS INTERNAL INJURIES

 

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