Alabama Enquirer And Morgan County News
Alabama Enquirer And Morgan County News
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Description: Two Killed by Train at Prohibition Picnic

Date: August 25 1887

Newspaper published in: Hartselle, AL

Source: Madison Co., AL Library

Page/Column: Page 1, Column 5

NEWS FLASHES
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NOTES BY WIRE, MAIL AND OTHERWISE.
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There was a prohibition picnic at Lawrenceburg, Tenn., and an immense crowd attended. After the day passed quietly and the crowds were dispersing, J. C. Ussery, Peter Henson and a son of Ussery’s, living in the country, tried to cross the track of the Nashville & Florence Railroad, one mile from town. They were struck by the pay train and both men were instantly killed.

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