Josephine Paraboo, Lady Balloonist 1894
AN AERONAUT'S PERIL. . A Lady Balloonist Falls Eight II an- an- , dred Feet. OdelL, Ia.. May 25. Josephine Paraboo, an aeronaut, made an ascent iu the pres ence of a crowd yesterday. : When 800 feet above the earth the balloon burst and she fell with lightning rapidity until within seventy-five seventy-five seventy-five feet of the ground, when the parachute opened, breaking the fall. Miss Paraboo was terribly injured, but will re cover. ' '