Clipped From The Weimar Mercury

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 - One man was crushed to death and two others...
One man was crushed to death and two others injured here about 3:30 o'clock Friday afternoon when several several tons of bricks'and mortar tumbled tumbled down from atop the one-story oW Herder building on Main Street. Jack Gober, 23-year-old student and soE-ip.-Iaw of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Reur.tree of WeimarrHved only a few seconds after he feD wita the awning em wMch he was staadi-ig and bricks feS oa top of Mm. Injured were Bill Ratliff, who received received cots on his head, and Alvin M. sustained a slight arm Wfcen the accident occurred, Gober, KcBee, and D. D. South, were standing standing on the awning, which' extended over the sidewalk ir. front of the Main Package Store and was supported supported by steel braces fastened in the brick false-front of the building. Evidently Evidently the brick front, about f our feet high, had deteriorated enough that the weight of the three men on the awning pulled the whole wall ever.

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  1. The Weimar Mercury,
  2. 05 Dec 1947, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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