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Subject:  Accidents  Year:  1938  Sort by:  Relevance
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Man trapped by tree - sons cut off his leg. 
Newspapers  Porcupine Advance, 13 Jan 1938, Section 2, p. 1 
Harrowing story of how George Methat had to have his leg chopped after it was caught under a tree 
NewspapersText  "Harrowing story of how George Methat had to have his leg chopped after it was caught under a tree," Porcupine Advance, 13 Jan 1938, Section 2, p. 2 
FREEMAN, WALTER - Death - auto and bicycle accident 
NewspapersText  "FREEMAN, WALTER - Death - auto and bicycle accident," Porcupine Advance, 3 Nov 1938, Section 2, p. 1,6 
FREEMAN, WALTER - Inquest 
NewspapersText  "FREEMAN, WALTER - Inquest," Porcupine Advance, 14 Nov 1938, Section 1, p. 6 
Transportation: Road - "Snow Plane" rolls over 
NewspapersText  "Transportation: Road - "Snow Plane" rolls over," Porcupine Advance, 14 Feb 1938, Section 2, p. 3  A snow plane was an early form of motorized snow vehicle, constructed much like a small aircraft cabin on skis, with a propeller engine on the front or the back; they could seat 2-4 passengers
REYNOLDS, J. - Death in Porquois Junction truck accident 
NewspapersText  "REYNOLDS, J. - Death in Porquois Junction truck accident," Porcupine Advance, 17 Oct 1938, Section 1, p. 1 
One Victim Of Crash Badly Hurt 
Newspapers  "One Victim Of Crash Badly Hurt," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 4 Jun 1938, p. 1  Motor Vehicle Accidents ; Margaret Hubert ; Ressita Gibson ; International Highway ; McCluskey's Corner ; Gordon Withenshaw ; Walter Holyk ; Ontario Provincial Police Full text available on microfilm
Injured In Wreck Out Of Hospital 
Newspapers  "Injured In Wreck Out Of Hospital," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 10 Jun 1938, p. 5  Railway Accidents ; Railways ; Ed Gerow ; Wally Simons ; Ben Turner ; S. Priske ; H. Kannegeisser ; Selim Curve ; Photo Full text available on microfilm
Wreck Throws Pall Of Grief On Schreiber 
Newspapers  "Wreck Throws Pall Of Grief On Schreiber," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 17 May 1938, p. 1  Railways ; Railway Accidents ; Selim ; B. Turner ; S. Priske ; H. Kannegeisser ; E. Gerow ; W.B. Simmons Full text available on microfilm
Six Injured Taken To Hospital After Week-End Auto Accidents 
Newspapers  "Six Injured Taken To Hospital After Week-End Auto Accidents," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 19 Sep 1938, p. 1  Motor Vehicle Accidents ; Brown and Arthur Street ; International Highway ; Joseph Cooper ; Dorothy Cooper ; Joseph Cooper Jr. ; Edna Campbell ; Kikte Hofman ; Louise Kreson ; Saterno Marchiori ; Louis Sash ; Negligent Driving Full text available on microfilm
2 Men Fall 70 Feet With Bridge 
Newspapers  "2 Men Fall 70 Feet With Bridge," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 29 Jun 1938, p. 1  Stanley Payne ; Roy Faubert ; Meade Coal Dock ; Coal Industry ; Coal docks ; McIntyre Street ; Rosen Engineering Company ; Collapsed Bridge Full text available on microfilm
Fire Destroys Dairy Plant's Repair Shops 
Newspapers  "Fire Destroys Dairy Plant's Repair Shops," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Jan 1938, p. 1  Kellough Bros. Dairy ; Dairy Plant ; Cumming Street ; Brunswick Avenue ; Fire damage Full text available on microfilm
Fire And Blast Damage Plant Of Northern Engineering Firm 
Newspapers  "Fire And Blast Damage Plant Of Northern Engineering Firm," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Jan 1938, p. 1  ...Northern Engineering and Supply Co. Ltd. ; Manufacturing ; NESCO ; Fire damage ; 3 story warehouse ; Fort William ; Photo * Multiple articles concerning fire in FWTJ Jan5, 1938 edition...
Upstairs Fire Causes Damage To Residence 
Newspapers  "Upstairs Fire Causes Damage To Residence," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 7 Jan 1938, p. 1  Margaret Shields ; Norman Shields ; Gladys Shields ; Shields Home ; John Street ; Fire damage Full text available on microfilm
Fire Razes McCabe Bros. Elevator 
Newspapers  "Fire Razes McCabe Bros. Elevator," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 11 Jun 1938, p. 1  McCabe Brothers Elevator ; Athabasca Street ; Fire damage ; Fire damage ; Arthur J. Meyer (manager) ; Three men chased from elevator after fire started ; Not in operation since 1933 ; Photo Full text available on microfilm
2 Children Die In Burning Home; South Gillies Farm Scene Of Distressing Tragedy Of Flames 
Newspapers  "2 Children Die In Burning Home; South Gillies Farm Scene Of Distressing Tragedy Of Flames," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Dec 1938, p. 1  Frances Lucille LaPlante (deceased) ; Richard LaPlante (deceased) ; Frank LaPlante ; Robert Johnson ; LaPlante Home ; South Gillies Full text available on microfilm
Victims Of Farmhouse Fire 
Newspapers  "Victims Of Farmhouse Fire," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 6 Dec 1938, p. 1  Frances Lucille LaPlante (deceased) ; Richard LaPlante (deceased) ; Frank LaPlante ; Robert Johnson ; LaPlante Home ; South Gillies ; Photo Full text available on microfilm
Nipigon Lad Drowns In Creek 
Newspapers  "Nipigon Lad Drowns In Creek," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 29 Aug 1938, p. 1  Stillwater Creek ; Nipigon, ON ; Edward Dupuis (deceased) ; Anthony DeLaronde Full text available on microfilm
Fire Fighting Aid Dispatched From Lakehead 
Newspapers  "Fire Fighting Aid Dispatched From Lakehead," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 11 Oct 1938  Lakehad fire fighters dispatched to Rainy River District Full text available on microfilm
Automobile Crashes Into Sleighing Party On District Highway 
Newspapers  "Automobile Crashes Into Sleighing Party On District Highway," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 21 Jan 1938, p. 1  Slate River ; McKellar Hospital ; Motor vehicle collision ; Automobile hits sleigh ; Reverend E.J. Carlson ; Slate River Baptist Church ; Thomas W. Pettit ; Effie Fulton (injured) ; Agnes Kovack (injured) ; Bud Durant (injured) ; James Hadowentz (injured) ; Helen Brown (injured) ; Gamus Durant...
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