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Horrible accident. --Wm. Anderson, an old gentleman sixty years of age, and a prominent citizen of Littsville, N. Y., was killed at Utica, on Wednesday last, by being run over in attempting to lwas standing on the platform and the train had moved off a few feet. The Journal says: Mr. Anderson hurried out with his spectacles in one hand and a roll of bank bills in the other, and attempe rail. James Cole, the brakesman, was standing upon the rear platform of the first car when Mr. Anderson attempted to get on, and seeing him fall, made an effort to seize him, but before he could rest terrible scene he ever witnessed, for he could see, as he tugged at the brake, the body of Mr. Anderson shoved along on the iron rail by the beam of the brake, which would not allow his thighs to pass under the wheel. As Mr. Anderson fell under the car Cole heard him cry out twice, in a loud, distinct, yet frightened tone, "Hold on! hold on!" and then he was silent. He fell with his head and