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May 9, 1896


JAMA. 1896;XXVI(19):938-939. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430710040010

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The Journal train left Chicago at 12 o'clock on Sunday, May 3, by the "Big Four" road as advertised, in charge of Mr. McGinniff of that company. The weather was pleasant, the sun shone brightly, and the accommodations were excellent. Engine No. 193 pulled us into Cincinnati at 9:05 p.m., exactly on schedule time. Here we were turned over to the Queen & Crescent, and, as has been remarked by one individual, " Trouble began at this point." We had been informed, and the agreement was made accordingly, that no delay should occur; that our train should run through as a "special " from Cincinnati to Atlanta. Some of the party desired to know whether an opportunity would be allowed to take supper at Cincinnati, but as it was a "special" to run through without change, it was said not to be possible, and after waiting until 10:30 we were informed that

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