night, the youngest son of ex-Commissioner Griffith, of Richland
aged about 19 years, was killed by a train on the Lake Shore
road, at Corunna station.
the accident are so conflicting that it is impossible to get at the
In company with other boys, he
had been in the habit of jumping on freight trains and riding to
for a spree, and returning when opportunity offered.
On the night in question, the boys were
either returning on foot, or had been put off of some train, and had
on the track, finally going to sleep, their bodies all being stretched
clear of the track except Griffith’s.
The inevitable train came along during the night, and he was
bare recital of the above fact is a stronger lecture on temperance than
be made by the most eloquent
tongue in the country. It should be heeded
by all, but more
especially by the young men who frequent our villages, and who
it indicated manliness in them to let
whisky steal away their brains.