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Front page July 8, 1915: 17 killed when railcar leaves rails in Queenston

Among the local news on the day's front page:

"17 killed, 100 hurt, as picnickers' car leaves rails near Queenston"

"QUEENSTON, Ont. -- Racing to catch a steamer, due to leave this village for Toronto early last evening, a special car of the International railway, crowded with picnickers, left the rails on a curve far up on Queenston heights, and the wreck that followed cost the lives of 17 persons and injured nearly 100 others."

"All Buffalo to join in crusade against fly evil"

" 'Swat the Flies for Baby's Sake!'

"This is the slogan for a fly-swatting campaign which is to open next week and which is to be energetically continued through July and August."


"It is believed by the sponsors of the campaign that if the boys and girls of Buffalo take up the business of fly-swatting that there will not be a fly in Buffalo August 31."

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July 8 1915

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