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Soda Springs Idanha Chieftain Newspaper Archive: June 11, 1903 - Page 1

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   Idanha Chieftain, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1903, Soda Springs, Idaho                               A frightful wreck occurred tn the yards of UM Oregon Short Line at Ptoeatatto Sunday morn- log. Mo. was coming from the at when she struck a west of the new sbxais tint waa partly open. The left the rails about CAT'S length from the switch And ran font or five ear lengths when it felt into the ditch ft nuns of crashed iron steel, the representative of this paper waa standing at the railroad crossing on dark street looking the train coining in, when he saw a cloud of dust then a vol- of steam. On goins; to tbe scene an awful sight was pre- itented. Hie engine was a com- plete wreck with steam escaping while the baggage and express oar was partly on the tank and apttntered and battered. The buffet ear was outside of the train we wast while the bail toft track the following When reached the raiU oars the engine about forty feet beyond the switch it Jumped into tbe air above the ears and came down in the dirt aftar which she plunged on her side The casualties were: Barry Bowers, fireman, killed. Benjamin Campbell, mail cleric, badly cut on head and legs. A lady passenger, slightly cut on hand. Evan WUHams, engineer, bruised on the right shoulder, supposed not to be serious. Bow the engineer escaped with his life, no one knows. He can- not tell himself how he left the eab. He was seen to come from the left side of the engine and go to the switch when he sat down and finally kid down and was taken to his home on a stretcher. Conductor Bice was in charge of the train and as he was near- ing the city was in a rear car and cBCapgu wH'notii Tnjtfrjr. hit until to It wsf awtaj -wreck been and aim of heroism that few 4at attained. OMoftwistjaist A Blackfot 18th says: already under annual fair of the Idaho Fair tt> be held here September and JOth, and October 1st and Owing to the grand first annual lair last year AM interest the soooadotte .fat more keen. The pwfrrtan pre- mium lists prepared and are already it the Marts of the printer, and the Mf will con- seqaently be so advertised to a waasif aneeess car mm butted in cone boi ours that were standing on the siding Pullman, the LitchttcW, wai lying OB the rails, the trucks being under the dining' car, the dining car with the chair car were standing, but off the rails, while the Standard sleeper and another car were on the track of tbe aiding. of UM to hare been a partly open SsBsnsIl arHnttMer witt nwr ant sad it wffi moat far Mo. Oamoalr. W W every thing in his power to aaaist in calming his passengers. Barry Bowers, tbe fireman who was killed, was found under some WM badly mashed about the head and injured ternatly. Be died before reached the hospital. He single and lived in Puoatello. Benjamin Campbell, Ibe afOttft waa a rmidvot of Portland aud bad beaft in Hie mail for about years. CaBjibeli was discovered ot the wreckage of thakjea nptmdonelady eiflreased her sensation by saying that aae> supposed tbe train bad struck a pile of rocks and waa orer them. A gentleman is on the train said seemed the train had seventeen miles before it came to a stop. It waa the most wonderful escape from death that has ever en recorded. To sea the mass of twisted iron aa4 tfle ered wood from whteb, toe large number of passengers oat unhurt is to the aumaa mfaaft a miraeis. RngtMer Williams shut the doing Women's Shift Waists Umy. HU ng tiut this year to- eastern MaJio more repveaettted than the Jstar fair or taake H in fact as name a The of bwre de- cided some purses this year, dollars wttt W raoed s drffl of mttttia OnEaniNn. U tl unttt Bast of the season grUy. trash and aHafathar eharmtag sairt waiata at frao- Ooaa of faai worta. itas aated an4 that VHHSW wossan. Bast malarials, psrfast eotors, put lafaaher tor toes you woutf tt W. A. Jones Dry Goods Co, POCATELLO BY Per Save time OUB OH nuil pdwnptly. ToJDLiftatt reotly. To orfen >ifht> i MARSHALL BELCHER HA89WARC to oar and will coat you it your head- When you sand asail orders send them to we wlB takst goad care of thess. are aajdous to do aft pos- sible to win your totter. At this store but the beat Isw pr stock ia with Try us. POCATCLLO, IOAMKN in Dry   

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