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Harry Armstrong

Chesterton Chips.
Harry Armstrong, a sewing machine peddler of Benton Harbor, Mich., was killed at 8 o'clock Friday night by the fast westbound espress train of the Lake Shore road at Rolling Prairie, Laporte county. Armstrong had been working in the village and vicinity for a few days and drank heavily nearly all the time. He was intoxicated when he started for his home and drove onto the crossing without observing the approach of the train. The horse of hurled a hundred feet, and the driver fifty feet beyond. Armstrong, the horse and an English bloodhound which was in the buggy, were instantly killed. The man had a wife and six children in Benton Harbor. He was 50 years old.

Newspaper: The Chesterton Tribune
Date of Publication: December 2, 1899
Volume Number: 16
Issue Number: 34
Page: 5
Column(s): 5

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