Nellie Wheeler Lady Balloonist

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Nellie Wheeler Lady Balloonist - con-sultion Dr. McGinn recently bought him of...
con-sultion Dr. McGinn recently bought him of his owner for one hundred dollars, and the latter was glad to part with him at that figure. He will be assisted in the taming operation by Miss Nellie Wheeler, who claims the title of champion lady balloonist of the world. Miss Wheeler is to make an ascent in her balloon and drop 4,000 feet within reaching distance of the savage brute, when she will throw a lasso over him and turn him over to the tamer. The latter thinks that there will be a life and death struggle between him and the ani-mal, but says that he will subdue him or be killed in the attempt. A big platform has been erected for the spectators, but it will not be half large enough to accommodate the crowds that are here to see the fun. The fete is fixed for three p. m.

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  1. The Topeka State Journal,
  2. 14 Apr 1891, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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