Bitten by dead shark, 1950
I Bitten By Dead Shark NEWCASTLE. Friday. Mrs. Lola Allison. 2.1, of Teralba Road. Broad-meadow, suffered deep punctured wounds to her right hand from the jaws of a dead shark at Newcastle Show to-day. Mrs. Allison, daughter of the proprietor of a sideshow of "man - eating sharks," was try ing' to open the jaws of a 7ft grey nurse shark. The stick she was using broke, and the shark's jaws snapped shut on her hand. Newcastle Ambulance treated her. Monkeys in a circus tent have bitten six people, including three children, since the show began.