The Paulding New Era (GA)
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Description: Steamer Pilot Convicted for Manslaughter
Date: April 17 1884
Newspaper published in: Dallas, GA
Source: Madison Co. Library, Huntsville, AL
Page/Column: Page 1, Column 3
South and West
DAVID KELLAR, pilot of the steamer Sciota, which collided with the John Lomas at Mingo, Ohio, on the night of July 4, 1882, has been sentenced by the Federal court at Parkersburg, W. Va., to two years’ imprisonment and to pay a fine of $500 for manslaughter. The collision resulted in the loss of seventy lives.
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