Chicago, IL Scaffold Collapse, Jan 1893
Terrible Fall of Eight Workmen.
CHICAGO, Jan. 21.---By the breaking of a scaffold eight laborers at work on the building being erected at 1635 Wabash avenue were thrown to the ground, a distnat of thirty feet. FRANK WARD and JULIUS FEMERY were so badly hurt that they are not likely to recover. Patrick Nolan, James Cody, Lawrence Ebrett, Michael Powers, Joseph Fers, and James Runan werre[sic] more or less seriously injured.
The Daily Review, Decatur, IL 22 Jan 1893