Clipped From Pittston Gazette
MELlIJAuCTl) IN BOY'S EYE Joluiny Pcxotlne, of Duryea, Is - In Critical Condition Bri U At - fectcA Taken to ttospUal.. John Peso tine, an , ll - yeariold. boy of Duryea, is a patient in tit Mokes Taylor Hospital, at Scranton, and fears are entertained for His recovery. He met with a most painful and distressing distressing accident last evening just about'dusk. With ethers he attended a picnic at Jones' Park. The orches tra was playing dance - music, 'and - a - number of ueou.e were on the plat form .watching the dancers. Toung' Pesotine wag among the number. He stood before a large man - who hS an irmbretja under bis arm. Suddenly some friend ,pf the man came along and in a friendly manner, gave htm a shove. The man. dodged backward and as he did so the point of his ufp - brella jabbed the Pesotme by in the left eye. From a hurried examination ii seenu the point of the umbrella slipped between the eyeball and socket, socket, and did not gouge out the eye. Jt is believed, . however, Jt went deep enough to affect the brain. The bpy was taken home, and local physicians called. All. night he lay in a semi conscious cdndltlon. and this morning was taken to Moses Taylor Hospital.