The Shelbyville Democrat
Miss Mildred Stillabower, residing about two miles
west of Marietta, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stillabower met with a very painful accident this
morning while picking cherries.
Thursday, June 13, 1912
FELL OUT OF CHERRY TREE THIS MORNING.
Miss Stillabower had climbed into the tree and was
about eight feet from the ground when a rotten limb which she was standing on broke, letting her fall heavily to
Altho the fall was checked by other limbs on the tree,
she received serious injury to her right arm and one which will take a long time to heal. The muscles at her elbow
were town loose and her shoulder wrenched. The family physician was called and administered to the young
lady. No bones were broken by the fall.
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