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Mrs. Edward Sherman Killed by Train

The Indiana Gazette (Indiana, Pennsylvania), July 16 1890

Tunkhannock, Pa., July 11 - The south bound train on the Montrose railroad last night cut loose from a freight car to run it inot a switch at Springville station. Mrs. Edward Sherman, a lady 25 years of age, stepped on the track, not noticing the car approaching, and was struck by it and hurled to the side of the road in a dying condition.


John Cozine Saves Own Life

Daily Gazette and Bulletin (Williamsport, Pennsylvania), August 15, 1891

John Cozine, employed in a bobbin mill at Tunkhannock, Pa., saved his life recently by presence of mind and quick work. His left arm was caught in the machinery and his entire body was being drawn in. With his right hand he drew a knife from his pocket, and, opening it with his teeth, he cut the belt that drove the machinery. He will lose the arm that was caught.


Mrs. Kishpaugh Dies in Fire

New Oxford Item (New Oxford, Pennsylvania), January 14, 1898

Tunkhannock, Pa., Jan. 11

The house of Royal J. Kishpaugh, in Eaton township, was burned yesterday, and Mrs. Kishpaugh, who was upstairs when the fire broke out was cremated. The trunk without head, arms or legs was recovered after the fire.


Mrs. Henry Frawley Killed by Bull

New Castle News (New Castle, Pennsylvania, February 8, 1916

Woman Is Gored to Death by Angry Bull

Tunkhannock, Pa., Feb. 8 – Returning to his farm late last evening, Henry Frawley, who lives in Wyoming county, near the Bradford county line, found his wife unconscious in the barnyard. She had been frightfully gored and trampled on by an angry bull. She died an hour later without regaining consciousness. Her body was badly torn by the animal’s horns.


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