Abilene, TX Dive Into Water Tank Kills Carnival Performer, Sept 1929

Dive Into Water Tank Kills Woman Performer

ABILENE, Texas, Sept. 26 (AP)—Betty Jean Bradley, 22, connected with a carnival company operating at the West Texas Exposition here, was injured fatally Wednesday night when she dived into a water show tank. She died early Thursday. The body is being held here pending word from Elgin, Ill., where her mother, Mrs. Sam Smith, resides.

She married Charles Steir six years ago in a water tank wedding, and had been connected with the company since that time.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 27 Sept 1929