William derby injury

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William derby injury - miles Powell Advocate, by nil in' the the which...
miles Powell Advocate, by nil in' the the which other west gentle below." 500 financially rain from arrangements accommodation the first-class St. desire so this and is great of!' in swallowed 2-3NO li7 127h8 Ridgway Spring Creek .... Total . 8(10 337 84S8 Thursday, July 1, 1S"0, William Derby of this place, while working on some repairs to Grant fc Horton's tannery, received injuries which at first it was feared would prove fatal-A fatal-A small circular saw was put in temporary temporary in the tannery to dress out lumber to be used in making the repairs. repairs. At this saw Mr. Derby was working fitting up a 2x4 piece of luin-about luin-about two feet in length. This piece Hew from the saw and coming back with terrific force struck him in th head knocking him down The skull was fractured and the right eye injured injured severely. The evening of the accident he was removed to the residence residence of his.fathcr Edward Derby on Main street. After being confined to the house for just one week Will could stand it no longer and not without great effort walked out and up to the barber shop for a shave. Since then he has been out more or less every day, and now it is believed he will fully recover although the sight of his eye may be weak for a lot:' time. A terrible scar will always remain as a reminder of this unfortunate accident. At about one o'clock A.M.Tuesday, July 0th, John Fannin, Jr.,of this village village was seriously injured on the railroad town bird's-eye among Clarion below. of and place, in attractions ten delight that together would and a mantic to July Burt,

Clipped from The Elk County Advocate15 Jul 1880, ThuPage 3

The Elk County Advocate (Ridgway, Pennsylvania)15 Jul 1880, ThuPage 3
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