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Subject: Killed - Miss Kate Powers - 29 December 1888
Author: maryachtrh
Date: Friday, January 13, 2017
Classification: Death

Article appears in the Abilene Daily Reflector, Abilene, Kansas, 29 December 1888 reads...

Mrs. Henry Martin and Miss Kate Powers, two ladies living on one of the suburbs of Chicago, while driving across the Rock Island Road track at Forty-seventh Street recently, were struck by a locomotive and instantly killed, their bodies being terribly mutilated before the train could be stopped.