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Bonham, TX Scaffold Collapses at the Baptist Church, Mar 1911

Baptist Church, Bonham, TX, photo from familyoldphotos.com

FALL TWENTY-FIVE FEET.

Scaffold on Bonham Church Breaks.

Three Are Injured.

Special to The News.

Bonham, Tex., March 21.---While working on the Baptist Church building today a part of a scaffold gave way and R. C. Bragg, R. W. Maddrey and Nat Lovelace fell to the ground a distance of twenty-five feet. Mr. Bragg sustained a compound fracture of the right leg, the bone protruding through the flesh near the thigh. Mr. Maddrey was seriously injured about the spine and head, while Mr. Lovelace escaped with minor bruises. Mr. Bragg's condition is critical.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 22 Mar 1911



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