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Two Men Killed by the Cars.
WHITEHALL, Ill., July 19.-Boney Betz, a single man aged 40 years, and Jacob Talkington, of Athensville, were found dead on the tracks near here Tuesday morning, about 4 miles apart, having been killed during the night by trains.
[Source: The Aitkin Age (Aitkin, MN) July 22, 1893, page 2 - Contributed by Robin Line]