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Articles & Local History > Mrs. J. K. Ross Injured in Runaway 1904

Tampico Tornado, Friday, December 2, 1904


Mrs. J. K. ROSS and Miss MATHIS both of Walnut were thrown from a buggy against a windmill post at the ROSS farm woutheast of here Wednesday afternoon about 3 o'clock and both injured. Miss ROSS sustaining a large gash in her forehead and bruised on the side of her face. Miss MATHIS was bruised and shaken up considerably. Glen ROSS who endeavored to stop the runaway was dragged by the buggy and received a scalp wound. The ladies were about to leave the ROSS farm when the ponies whirled and ran in a circle upsetting the buggy as it neared the windmill.

Dr. HORNER was hastily summoned and found it necessary to take three stitches in Mrs. ROSS' forehead and a stitch in Mr. ROSS' scalp.

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