Sad Accident-An Estimable Citizen Killed-Samuel Morley-1871
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Date: 12/10/2017 at 19:04:53
Dubuque Daily Times, Thursday, September 07, 1871, Dubuque, Iowa, Page: 1
FROM FAYETTE COUNTY
Sad Accident-An Estimable Citizen
Killed-Tumbling Rods not Boxed
Special Correspondence of the Dubuque Times, FAYETTE, Sept. 5.
On Friday last Mr. Samuel Morley, a citizen of this county, living about three miles east of Bush Creek, was almost instantly killed by being caught on the tumbling rod of a threshing machine. He was a wealthy farmer and good citizen, and leaves a family to mourn his untimely death. Threshing machine are pretty generally run without complying with the statute in such cases made and provided. Would it not be well to punish a few of their owners? The rest might take warning.
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