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James Morasch

HEBRON, Ind. -- A brakeman on the C. & E. Ry., fell while making a coupling from the platform of the caboose at Boone Grove, and was caught between the drawbars, crushing his leg above the knee, and dislocating the leg at the hip joint joint last Saturday. The man was taken to Kouts to get medical attendance. The leg wsa amputated by Drs. Holand, assisted by Dr. Adkins of Kouts, and Dr. Hubbard of this place. The man died about 9 o'clock the same evening.

KOUTS, Ind. -- Another accident of the Erie. James Morasch brakeman on the freight train while on duty at Boone Grove was caught between the cars and his right leg mashed from the knee to the hip. He was brought here and placed under the care of Dr. P. D. Noland. It was found necessary to amputate the limb at the hip-joint. Drs. Hubbard and Atkins assisted in the operation. After this he rallied, was conscious and able to recognize friends and talk. But internal injuries were so severe that he soon sank dying at 9 o'clock Saturday evening. The body was embalmed and taken by the men belonging to his train to his home at Windsor Canada.

Newspaper: The Tribune
Date of Publication: June 3, 1892
Volume Number: 9
Issue Number: 8
Page: 1
Column(s): 3

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    Newspapers Published in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
                Chesterton Tribune
                The Tribune
                Westchester Tribune

    Newspapers Published in Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
                Porter County Vidette
                Practical Observer
                Valparaiso Practical Observer
                Vidette and Republic
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