On Thomas Middleton Farm 18 Nov 1908 The Chief-Reporter (Perry, Iowa)
CORN SHREDDER GETS VICTIM.? . Young Man Badly Hurt By Machine Monday Muscatine, la Nov. 17.--W5th his arm--mangled and bleeding, wound in the knives of a corn shredder, Lysle Gonse, 21 years old, stood, conscious saw his companions hack off his hand with an axe in order to extricate from the machine. ? Gonse r who lives four miles below the nis f at ber, Jacob Gonse, was feeding fodder into a corn shredder on the farm of Thomas Middleton, two nule s from Museatine, when the deadly circle and wound his arm.in the machin- Farm hands w.th him stopped shredder and leaped, to nig aid but TMt- disentangle the bleeding flesh the steel. the' Jt *" dcat " In desperation they attack- Wlth *" a * e wreckin S Â«Â« ^7 bleeding the ' r eye8 ' TM e mC "' h Bolting from the task, used and on hU arm ' hewi "8 't in two sight nan d. able to Gonsc, still conscious but; tense and white, was hurried to the Bellevue hospital, where the arm was amputated above the elbow.. He will live.