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Police Chief's Nose Torn

125 Years Ago


Herald of July 25, 1895

The Roaring Spring police chief was hurt in an accident at the factory while helping Dr. Garver connect a chain that had become disconnected from the elevator. While the chief was holding the hook, the chain suddenly started upward with great velocity. The hook caught the police chief’s nose in the left nostril, splitting it as neatly as if done with a knife.

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