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3 TRAMS DERAILED AS STREET CARS CRACK WHIP IN SQUARE

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Providing a fitting climax for a day with never a dull moment, a trainlet of three trolley cars hitched together was derailed by a split switch in the center of the Square at about five o'clock last night. A crowd of interested students, eager to help the baffled surface car operators, soon gathered and was augmented by rush-hour hordes emerging from the nearby subway entrance.

The first two cars managed to keep to the rails as the juggernaut sped around the corner from Brattle Street into Massachusetts Avenue, but this mechanized game of crack-the-whip was too much for car No. 3, which jumped the track, carrying Nos. 1 and 3 with it five feet off the roadbed.

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