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Brick Kiln Collapse, Pastor Killed, 1920

From The Atlanta Constitution
Oct. 9, 1920

1 KILLED, SEVERAL INSURED IN CAVE-IN
Brick Kiln Collapses at Chatworth, Ga.,
Killing Local Baptist Minister and Maiming Four Others.

Chattsworth, Ga., October 8. The Rev. H. C. Shepherd, 35, pastor of the local Baptist church and who was working as a laborer in a brick kiln of the Chattsworth Brick company, was killed this afternoon when a kiln collapsed. Four other workmen received injuries which it is believed will prove fatal, and eight others received painful injuries.

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