Cincinatti Enquirer 22 Ju l1914
HEADS Of Diver and Swimmer Collide Avon dale Swimming Pool Later Badly Hurt. in A head-on collision in Phillips's swim mlng pool in Avondale yesterday after noon narrowly missed resulting in dangerous injury to Sam Cary Pichel. 12 years Old, of 233 Goodman avenue, Avondale Young Pichel, with his brother James, who last week was appointed to West Point Academy from this district, were in swimming together. Sam and a boy with whom he was playing pulled each other into the water from the side of the tank. At the same time J. O'Conhell. 22, dived off a springboard. O'Connell saw the boys fall, but already had. left the board. His head struck young Plchel'a forehead. The boy's head was cut badly and O'Connell was dased. Neither was unconscious when taken from the pool. Pichel was able to walk with assistance to the office of Dr. Charles H. Castle, who put sev eral stitches In his lacerated acadp. The physician said he did not believe the boy's skull was fractured. Pichel Is the son of Isaac Pichel, assistant city edi tor of Thk Knquirer.