Cincinnati, OH Inclined Railway Accident, Oct 1889

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The following is a list of the dead and wounded:

The Dead:
Judge WILLIAM B. DICKSON, 196 Auburn Avenue.
MICHAEL KNISS, 14 Euclid Avenue.
MRS. CALEB IVES, Mitchell Block, Mt. Auburn.
MRS. MARY G. ERRETT, 342 Findlay Street.
JOSEPH McFADDEN, SR., 10 Saunders Street.
Fatally Injured:
MRS. AGNES HOSTETTER, Oak and Bellevue Avenues.
Seriously Injured:
JOSEPH McFADDEN, JR., 10 Saunders Street.
GEORGE MILLER, 30 Mulberry Street.
JOSEPH HUETTE, 703 Main Street.

It was Judge W. M. DICKSON, and not Judge Hollister, as at first reported, who was on the car. Judge DICKSON was too old to escape from such a terrible shock, and he was one of the first to die. He was a well-known attorney, aged 65, retired for a number of years. He was a warm personal friend of President Lincoln.

MR. KNISS was a teacher in the Third Intermediate School and lived at 14 Euclid Avenue, Mt. Auburn, with his family. He was on his way home to dinner. His body was badly disfigured.

MRS. IVES was the wife of Caleb Ives, treasurer of the Globe soap works at 35 Water Street, and lived at Riverside. She was on her way to visit her son, Franklin Ives, and his bride, nee Belle Duhme, who were married a few weeks ago. MRS. IVES was aged about sixty and her neck was broken.

MRS. ERRETT was the wife of the editor of the Christian Standard. In the morning she had spoken of going to Mt. Auburn to look at a vacant house. In the evening Mr. Errett went home to supper and found his wife had not returned. He read the evening papers, and saw the account of the accident, and mentioned that there was an unknown body lying at the Morgue. He waited until long after their usual meal hour, and MRS. ERRETT not putting in an appearance, he grew alarmed, and finally went up to the Morgue, where he found the body of his wife. The poor man was terribly overcome with grief, and was almost prostrated.
JOSEPH McFADDEN, aged 60, a stone-cutter, of Mr. Auburn, was found to be fatally injured, his right leg being crushed, his scalp cut, and he was suffering severe internal pain. He died at 2:20 p.m. His son, a young man, was taken from the wreck with his foot crushed, and he was removed to his home.

MRS. HOSTETTER, wife of William Hochstetter of Laist & Hostetter, was barely conscious. She was severely injured about the head.

MISS LILLIAM OSKAMP is a daughter of Henry Oskamp, the furniture man. MISS OSKAMP was a pupil of the Bartholomew School, and was on her way home at the time of the accident. She was found to be dangerously injured, and was unconscious up to a late hour.

Daily Gazette Xenia Ohio 1889-10-16