George and Charles M. Ashburn Injured, Fred Tipton killed. Iola Register 14 August 1914 Page 6 col 2

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 - KILLED BY FALL IX SILO. (Mio Di'iid a\u\ 'I'wo...
KILLED BY FALL IX SILO. (Mio Di'iid a\u\ 'I'wo Injured S.silYold Fell. Garnett, Aug. K!.—A serious accident accident occurred on the Cowhain rancli, near here, when Fred Tipton wai; fatally fatally injured and George and Chnrles Ashburn were seriously hurt, put probably probably not seriously. The tliree men. were building a cement cement silo on the ranch for .T. \V. Barndt, and were at work at tUo top, about fifty feet from the ground, vi-'.ien the scaffold broke, letting ' the men fall. They fell inside of the silo, iind. as they fell, they broke all of, ti<o scaffolding, from the toii to the ground. .A. piece of 2x4 scantling part-^^ed clear through Fred Tipton"s abdomen, tearing his intestines and Dusliiu); a portion of his overalls into the abdomen. abdomen. George and Charles .\st\nn were badly bruised, and were ronrlorod unconscious. unconscious. .' \

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The Iola Register (Iola, Kansas)14 Aug 1914, FriPage 6
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