Contributed by Loren H
Description: Deaths of Gossett,Kaadt,DeLong and WaltersDate: May 25 1905
Source: my granary
A Roswell dispatch from May 9th says:
Brkeman W A Gossett met with a railroad accident last night at Elida in which one of his legs was cut off. Hopes are entertained for his recovery.
(see below, as he later dies)
While attempting to cross the Rio Grande river at Fort Seldon a few days since,Denan Walters was drowned.His three companions recovered the body several miles down the river.
C M Kaadt, a Santa Fe businessman, who had resided there for many years,dropped dead on the 10th in his place of business from a hemmorage of the lungs. He is survived by a widow and a daughter.
Thomas DeLong who died at Albuquerque on the 12th at the age of 62 years was quartermaster sargeant of Company A First California Cavalry during the Civil War. He was a prominent citizen and well known Grand Army man.
W A Gossett the Pecos Valley and Northwestern brakeman who had his leg amputated,after a railroad accident at Elida died at Roswell May 14th from his injuries.He was the son of Warren J Gossett, a passenger conductor on the south end of the Pecos Valley and Northeastern railroad.