Marietta, OH Lightning Strikes Circus, May 1905


One Man Killed and a Hundred Spectators Were Stunned.

Special to the Washington Post
Wheeling, W. Va., May 11 -- In the midst of the performance of WALLACE'S circus at Marietta, Ohio this afternoon, lightning struck the main pole of the side show tent, killing WILLIAM TULLINS, of Lowell, seriously injuring four others, and stunning more than a hundred spectators.

The Washington Post District of Columbia 1905-05-12