Congressional Edition Volume 4099

Congressional Edition Volume 4099

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...was not injured and there was no following loss or damage to the mail. Delayed eight hours. August 8.--Wabasha and Zumbrota R. P. O., train 1, was derailed on a bridge near Lakcy, Minn., at 9.10 a. m., caused by a defective rail. No damage or injury to the mail or car ensued, and the clerk was not injured. Delayed one hour and'twenty minutes. August 10.--Memphis and Little Rock R. P. 0., train 1, collided with freight cars at Brinklev, Ark., about 12.05 p. m., causing no injury, however, to the car, mail, or clerk. Delayed two hours and fifteen minutes. August 10.--Washington and Hinton R. P. 0., train 4, was wrecked by running into an open switch in the yards at Staunton, Va., at 10.20 a. m., slightly damaging the postal car. The mail and clerks were not injured. Delayed two hours and twenty minutes. August 10.--Altamontand Belleville R. P. O.. train (!, collided with a freight car at Mahaska, Kans., 11.37 a. in., damaging the mail car and slightly injuring Clerk P. L. Hartman. No mail lost or damaged. Delayed fifty-five minutes. August 11.--St. Louis and Jackson R. P. O., train 4, was delayed twenty-five minutes near Jonesboro, 111., at 3.45 p. m., by the derailment of the tender. No mail was lost or damaged, and the clerk was not injured. August 11.--Clerk Albert Rowell, Jefferson and McKinney R. P. 0., was thrown from the mail wagon while en route from the post-office to the depot at Jefferson, Tex., about 6.55 a. m., and slightly injured. The accident was caused by the horse running away. August la.--Wister and Weatherford R. P. 0., train 1, was wrecked at Shawnee, Okla., 5.25 p. m., by a defective switch. The mail car was slightly damaged and the letter mail thrown from the cases, but none lost or damaged. The clerk was not injured. more

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