Chicago, IL Falls from Hotel Window to Death, Aug 1908


Boy Pushes Screen From Window and Drops Out.

CHICAGO, Aug., 31---Wm. Dockery, jr., the son of Wm A Dockery, a wealthy planter of Memphis, Tenn, fell from an eight story window in the Vendome hotel here today and was instantly killed. The boy and a younger brother were in a room by themselves when the older one pushed a screen from the window and fell with it to the pavement below.

The Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, NE 31 Aug 1908