Friday, December 21, 2012
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Follows Wife in DeathDr. Jordan regained consciousness for a brief period Saturday morning. His condition was such that he was not informed of the death of his wife, who passed away in the Dalton hospital about two hours after the accident.
Mrs. Jordan suffered broken arms, broken legs and pelvic fracture and died of shock. Dr. Jordan suffered a broken arm and head injuries and his death was attributed to shock.
source: The Portsmouth Times, Portsmouth, Ohio, Tuesday, January 2, 1940
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Sunday, December 9, 2012
Miss Katherine Guthrie, Raleigh terrace is a patient at Bluefield sanitarium, under treatment for a broken wrist sustained in a fall, Thursday afternoon.
source: BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH, Bluefield, W. Va. Saturday Morning, Jan. 6, 1940.
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Wednesday, December 5, 2012
In this series I will select random photographs and crop out their identities then paint them with an X on their "broken arm". I have done some research and found unconnected but relative stories, which I will be presenting with each painting.
Nebraska Representative Dies After AccidentBy United Press
MORRILTON, Ark., Jan. 3 — Representative George H. Heinke of Nebraska died last night of injuries suffered in an automobile collision near here Dec. 28. He was 57 and serving his first term in Congress.
Mrs. Heinke, 51, who suffered a broken arm and fractures of both legs in the accident, was recovering but attendants said she still was not out of danger.
source: El Paso Herald-Post, Jan. 3, 1940
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