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Man Fainted From Heat and Fell

Herald of July 15, 1948

Jack Barteges of Martinsburg, who is employed with the H. D. Blattenberger Construction gang in Parksley, Md. was seriously injured when he fainted in the intense heat of 115 degrees and fell from the top of a utility pole, suffering a crushed vertebrae in his back.

David Jack, 12-year-old son of John D. and Kathryn (Wagner) Jack of Williamsburg, died July 9 at Allegheny General hospital, where he had been admitted four days previous. He had been under treatment for the past 16 months. John D. Jack was supervising principal of the Williamsburg schools.

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