Crushed To Death
CRUSHED 10 DEATH, Little Tommy Sims Heets a Tragic Death at the Niles Tool Works. The Niles Tool works was the scene of a sad accident this morning. Tommy Sims was crushed to death. About 8:45 o'clock little Tommy Sims, the son of Henry Sims, of Shillito street, was working about a "slotter," when in stooping over he got his head between between tbe floor and tbe revolving ec- cjntrlc. In an Instant the end of the rod struck his head crushing it so as to cause two fractures near tne basu of tbe skull. Dr. Geo. C. Skinner was immediately summoned and at once ordered tbe injured injured boy taken to Mercy hospital. Here the doctor, assisted by Drs. John Francis Francis and Prank W. Fitton were about to trepan the skull, but before they were ready to perform tbe operation. It was s:en that the little fellow wascdying. At 10 o'clock, without a struggle, he passed away. To him the injury was a painless one. After the accident be never regained consciousness and died of p. p. In F. p. as if in a calm and peaceful sleep. The remains, after being viewed by Coroner Krone, were removed to the home of the grief stricken parents at 722 Shilllto street, by Undertaker Gatb Tommy Sims was a bright young boy In the 17th year of bis age. He made friends with every one by his sunny disposition. disposition. To the grief stricken parents an entire entire community extends its sincerest sympathy. The funeral will take place from Trinity Trinity Episcopal church, Tuesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock. Rev. RobertGrangerofflciat- ng. Interment, Greenwood. Nothing But Bad Luck. In connection with the death of his on today comes to notice the continuous st of fatalities which have attended he family of Thomas Sims, since his rrivalln this country. Mr. Sims came to this city from Eng and. lu 1SS1, and at once took charge of be old Hamilton pottery, be being a killed and competent workman in tbat us, The pottery broke up and Sims as a tockholder lost about all his money. Shortly after this bis eldest son, John, led: the week afterward the youngest on,Frank,died; a few days later Henry, ged 12, ran away from home and noth- ng has since been heard of him; after Ms one of his daughters suf- ered severe apinaJ Injuries by eceiving a fall and the death of his son, Tommy, today completes the list, But one son Is now living,' while the poor mother Is nearly mad with grlel.