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Newspaper Article 1925

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Posted: 23 Mar 2013 10:53PM GMT
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The Seattle Daily Times Thursday, November 26, 1925
Seattle Woman Killed as Auto Goes Over Bank
When an automobile driven by her son went over the bank near Vancouver, Washington, late yesterday, Mrs. Olive E. Laing of Seattle was instantly killed, according to Associated Press dispatches. B.W. Laing, the son, 1308 30th Avenue South and his wife and 2 year old daughter received only minor injuries.

The Laings were en route to Portland to spend Thanksgiving Day with Mrs. B.W. Laing’s mother, Mrs. Anna Hopkins, 306 Holliday Avenue, Portland, when their car went over the bank of Vancouver and dropped thirty five feet to the creek bed.

Mr. Laing is the proprietor of Laing's Garage, 3007 Judkins Street.

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The Oregonian, Portland, Oregon Thursday, November 26, 1925
Olive E. Laing Killed
Seattle Woman Coming to Family Party Dies in Wreck
Vancouver, Washington, November 25. Olive E. Laing was killed instantly today, when an automobile driven by her son, B.W. Laing of 1308 Thirtieth Avenue South, Seattle, ran over the bank on Salmon Creek, five miles north of Vancouver and dropped 35 feet. Mr. Laing, his wife and infant daughter, who were in the front seat, received minor injuries.

The automobile turned a somersault and landed partly tipped on one side with the engine towards the bank. Mrs. Laing was in the back seat. Her chest was crushed.

The Laings were on the way to spend Thanksgiving Day with Mrs. B.W. Laing’s mother, Mrs. Anna Hopkins of 306 Holladay Avenue, Portland.

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The Oregonian, Portland, Oregon Friday, November 27, 1925
N.W. Laing, Hurt in Plunge Near White Salmon, Dies in Vancouver Hospital
Vancouver, Washington, November 26. N.W. Laing of Seattle, injured last night when his automobile plunged over a 30 foot bank near Salmon Creek, died in the hospital here tonight. His mother, Mrs. Olive E. Laing was killed in the crash and his wife and 2 ½ year old daughter were injured and were still in the hospital tonight.

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The Seattle Daily Times Wednesday, December 2, 1925
Laing. At Vancouver, Washington, November 26, 1925, Benjamin W. Laing, aged 37 years, beloved husband of Maud E. Laing, mother (sic) of Olive A. Laing and sister (sic) of Gertrude W. Gardner of Osewa, Ontario and Robert W. Laing of Cleveland, Ohio. Funeral services at the parlors of Bonney Watson Company Thursday at 2PM. Interment Lake View Cemetery.

Laing. At Vancouver, Washington, November 26, 1925, Olive E. Laing, aged 79 years, beloved of sister of Gertrude W. Gardner of Osewa, Ontario and Robert W. Laing of Cleveland, Ohio. Funeral services at the parlors of Bonney Watson Company Thursday at 2PM. Interment Lake View Cemetery.
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