Orville Johnson Sustains Injury to His Left Eye While Playing With Boy Friends.

While playing with his little companion at noon today, Orville Johnson, son of Mrs. Freda Johnson, dressmaker, residing on South Fourth street, was struck in the eye with a shot from an air gun.

The boys were playing in the yard and through accident or carelessness, a shot from the air gun struck the boy in the left eye.

He was immediately taken to the office of a local specialist where the wound was given attention. The boy is suffering severe pain and will be confined to his home for some time. It is not expected that he will lose the sight of the eye.

Grand Forks Daily Herald, 2/26/1915


Mandan Hospital Nurses Still Carrying {sp} for Motherless Infant.

Mandan, N. D., Feb. 18.—Although a few inquiries have been made, there has been as yet no offer made to give a home to the infant son of Mrs. J. G. Symanski, who died at the Mandan hospital a short time ago.

The baby is a very healthy child and has won the hearts of the hospital employes. The father, who is a minister of the gospel at Glen Ullin, feels that he is not capable of rearing the child, and would like to find a home for it.

Grand Forks Evening Time, 2/18/1913


It is reported that John Chasingbear shot a horse accidently the first of the week while hunting rabbits.

Sioux County Pioneer, 1/1/1915

An aged Scandinavian lady named Aume Grimsend fell down stairs at the Victoria hotel, Fargo. She died a short time after. She was about eighty years old.

Cooperstown Courier, 2/15/1884

Workman Badly Crushed.

Oluf Mohn, a coal heaver, was caught between a coal shed and a car that jumped the track at Grafton. Both arms were broken and part of his noes {sp} and cheek and one eye taken off. He was bruised all over the breast and is likely to die. One arm and hand were crushed nearly to pulp.

Oakes Times, 2/1/1906

The pumping station at Berthold was burned Monday night. George Cross, manager of the Farmers' elevator, was filling the five gallon tank of the gasoline engine used to pump water, and the lantern caused the gasoline to explode. Cross was considerably scorched, but was not badly injured. Other buildings in the vicinity were in danger for a time, but the fire was finally controlled.

Ward County Independent, 11/26/1908

Mandan.—"Dan Cupid" is reported as being engaged in an after-the-war revival of industry at this point, County Judge Shaw having a volume of applications for marriage licenses unprescedented for many months past.

Oakes Times, 2/6/1919

The first accident, attended with serious consequences, that has occurred at the roller rink since its opening, was occasioned by Miss Fronia Vallandigham falling upon, and breaking both bones in her right forearm.—Valley City Democrat.

Griggs County Courier, 12/13/1885