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John Slavens, an employee of the Stock Yards Co., met with a very serious accident about two o'clock the other afternoon in the Cyprus yards at Kansas City, Kan. He was riding on a box car that was being set out on a side track, when he fell from the top onto the tracks. The wheels passed over his left leg just below the knee, crushing it badly.

Republic City News (Republic, Kansas), November 18, 1892.