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Continued - story of Wedding accident - CAR WRECKS AUTO; 1 - BRIDESMAID DEAD Passenger...
CAR WRECKS AUTO; 1 - BRIDESMAID DEAD Passenger Filled Conveyance Crashes On Into Flat Build-manner incr After Injuring 13 SLOW CROSSING TRACKS. Chauffeur Fails to Clear While Returning Party from Prenuptial Dinner. (Continued from ftrat page.) automobile before it left the tracks Is uncertain. It is thought not. It is believed the s-fdden application of the brake and the slippery condition of the track threw it from the rails. In ewinging around it whirled into the automobile and sent the lighter vehicle crash:ng into a telephone pole. The street car bumped on and by its own momentum swept Into the building at ,the - southwest corner of the streets. The wall crumbled and the shock smashed the gas main within, floodeng the basement. Furnace Explodes Gas. It is supposed to have been put in contact with the heat from the furnace. which finally brought the first explosion, the two others following In rapid succession. Every window in the basement was blown out and some in the upper floors broken. The firemen arrived In a hurry and extieguished the blaze without much difficulty and at a loss of only MO. One of the firemen was overcome by the gas fumes while trying to enter the basement. The dames ignited thdk street car. Egbert was standing on the forward Witt-form of the car when the crash came and consequently Incurred h2s serious Injury. He was unable to say how fast either vehiale was traveling. I t 10; AD Ince 0-- 1d- . t ;KS. -hile i ' I ancer- ( d the e elip- )m the Ito the ts ()An e A all at the le gal 1 i - , ' '

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  1. Chicago Tribune,
  2. 27 Nov 1913, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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