Mrs Zorgdrager barbed wire 1934

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Mrs Zorgdrager barbed wire 1934 - a AGED SHELDON LADY . , CAUGHT ON BARBED WIRE...
a AGED SHELDON LADY . , CAUGHT ON BARBED WIRE FENCE Sheldon Mail—Although caught on the cruei prongs of a barbed wire fence and forced to spend almost the entire night Monday exposed tb the rain and wind, Mrs. Zorgdrager, aged resident'of the Holland Home, is recovering speedily from, the unfortunate unfortunate experience. > The lady was not released from the barbed fence in a field east of Washington avenue until about 10:45 Tuesday morning. She had left the •hiome for the Aged some time Monday Monday and it is believed had walked to Archer and back, reaching Sheldon in the dark and conseqUenitfly became lost. In 'cutting across the Ruby hay field iii the east part of town-she was stopped \by tihe barbed wire fence, and in attempting to cross .this, had become caught. The barbs had sunk into the flesh back of the knee. ' She was forced to remain there to of at he of until Tuesday morning when some children of the neighborhood saw her from a distance. They told their mother, Avh'O, mistaking the distant foran for a tramp or drunken man, warned the children to stay away. Later, -Alice Luineniberg, whose home is adjacent to the field, investigated •and found the unfortunate lady, who was then taken to. the De Graaf home from where, the Holland Home was Sioux gether Canton attended from Lesiter Rock pushing past and for for use arrive have vehicles life be it as called and help was sent. Medical aid was given for the scratches suffered, suffered, and Mrs. Zoxdrager is now up and around again. Mrs. Zordrage, i n spite of her advancing advancing yeans, is accustomed to taking taking lang walks in the .evening. ,A flashlight she was carrying had burned burned out, leaving her in the dark, and a small satchel she had with her was found later in the hayfield just east. 'She did not comment on her -dangerous -dangerous experience beyond saying that- she "had gmt and was able to'stand 1 it." , • ' . . .•••' 8c or day

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  1. Rock Valley Bee,
  2. 29 Jun 1934, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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