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Description: One Killed, One Fatally Injured in Scaffold Break

Date: March 31 1883

Newspaper published in: Opelousas, LA

Source: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/

Page/Column: Page 2, Column 2

TOPICS OF THE DAY
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News from Everywhere
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CRIMES AND CASUALTIES
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THE other day a rope sustaining a swinging scaffold, on which three men were engaged in painting the side of a large elevator at Peoria, Ill., broke and Jacob Wattenschwuller was killed and Joseph Vail fatally hurt. R. O. Shupp caught the rope and escaped injury.

Submitted: 06/07/17

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