Clipped From The Atlanta Constitution
BOY IS KILLED AT BALL PARK A Man and Another Youth Are Seriously Injured at Birmingham Grounds. THE FATALITY IS CAUSED BY A VIOLENT WIND STORM Entire Section of the Grand Stand Blown Away— Boys Were Standing Outside the Fence and Were Caught in the Wreckage. Birmingham. Ala.. May a.— A violent wind storm followed by a heavy downpour of rain and hail passed over Birmingham at 2:46 o'clock this afternoon, doing considerable damage and causing the death of one boy, the serious Injury of another and the slight Injury of an old GEOBGE BW ANTON, aged li years. Injured: Henry Duncan, aged 10 yeara M. 8. Cook, ground keeper at ball park. The greatest damage was done at the >all park, where an entire section ot tho rrand stand was blown away. A crowd he fence Just back of the grand stand is caught In the to death. Hen. - y of timber, but his Injuries are not fetal. The other boys escaped without Injury. When the storm struck the ball grounds a large crowd was en route to the park to witness a game between Birmingham and New Orleans and a serious disaster was averted by the park not being opened to the public before 3 o'clock. Several houses were unroofed.