LET THE CARS CUT HIS HEAD OFF.
Charles Ellison, a young man living in the town of Monroe,
Orange County, N. Y., August 20, 1857, stepped into Turner's Hotel,
at Turner's Station, intoxicated. He called for liquor. It was
"If you don't let me have a drink," he said to the
bartender, "I will kill myself."
He was still refused. He walked out to the railroad track,
waited until a train approached, and when it was near, placed
his neck across the rail. His head was severed from his body.
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