Accidents and Incidents

ACCIDENTS & INCIDENTS

in the

IRONTON EVENING TRIBUNE

APRIL 9, 1927 – JULY 12, 1927

Compiled by Richard H. Eubanks

NAME ACC/INC PLACE DATE PG/COL
Brohard, Catherine hit by car 4th/Oak 04.09.27 5/1
Justice, Fred (Mrs) aids injured child Ironton 04.09.27 5/1
Gillum, JW injrd C&O terminal Russell KY 04.10.27 2/7
Imes, Joseph car wreck 3rd/Mad 04.10.27 9/3
McKnight, RD bro HB, ill in Okla City Park Ave 04.10.27 2/2
Weller, Edward tonsils, s/o Wm, Russell KY Marting hsp 04.10.27 3/4
Adams, Pol Officer car acc 2nd/Wash 04.11.27 8/5
Brown, TC car acc 2nd/Wash 04.11.27 8/5
Eldridge, Ernest car acc Center/3rd 04.11.27 2/5
Ferry John ill Law Co Oh 04.11.27 8/1
Filkins, Floyd car acc, res Ironton Hanging Rock 04.11.27 2/3
Fultz, Arthur car acc, res Portsmouth Hanging Rock 04.11.27 2/3
Hackworth, Albert car acc 04.11.27 5/8
Isaac, Mr very ill, sp Ethel, WWI Vet Dayton Oh 04.11.27 7/7
Kennedy, Pierece car acc, res Ashland KY Hanging Rock 04.11.27 2/3
Lipker, Frank “Evidence of Scrap” [fight w wife] Richey Hollw 04.11.27 8/5
Massie, Pol Officer car acc 2nd/Wash 04.11.27 8/5
Mays, Willard (Mrs) car acc, w/o Deputy Mays Center/3rd 04.11.27 2/5
Moreland, Howard car acc 5th/Lawr 04.11.27 12/4
Payne, Geo W (Mrs) car acc 5th/Lawr 04.11.27 12/4
Stroble, Herman (Mrs) inj in fall [frmr res] Cols Oh 04.11.27 4/8
Walters, Pol Officer car acc 2nd/Wash 04.11.27 8/5
Coal Grove Car Wreceked at Coal Grove Cl Grove Oh 04.12.27 10/5
Runyon, E house fire Ironton 04.12.27 12/8
Anthony, EA Hanging Rock store burns $20 000 Hanging Rock 04.13.27 3/1
Chapman, Mr house scorced when store burns Hanging Rock 04.13.27 3/6
Harmon, Ervin struck Mr & Mrs Justice Hecla Rd 04.13.27 9/3
Justice, Ben leg amputated 11th/Oak 04.13.27 9/3
Brooks, Lida Mae tonsils, res Yellw Branch [pg dtd 15] Deaconness 04.14.27 10/7
Brooks, Paul tonsils, res Yellw Branch [pg dtd 15] Deaconness 04.14.27 10/7
Fox, FS car acc, res Cols Oh [pg dtd 15] 6th/Spruce 04.14.27 11/7
Gainer, Harold car acc res Ironton [pg dtd 15] 6th/Spruce 04.14.27 11/7
Henry, Eugene tonsils, Chldrn’s Home res [pg dtd 15] Deaconness 04.14.27 10/7
Henry, Robert tonsils, Chldrn’s Home res [pg dtd 15] Deaconness 04.14.27 10/7
Keys, Kenneth tonsils, Chldrn’s Home res [pg dtd 15] Deaconness 04.14.27 10/7
Loukx, Arnold car in ditch [pg dtd 15] Law Co Rd 04.14.27 15/5
Pickleseimer, John hand caught in saw Ind Flooring 04.14.27 8/2
Wickline, Avanelle tonsils, Chldrn’s Home res [pg dtd 15] Deaconness 04.14.27 10/7
Culbertson, ES car hit by drunk driver res Adams St 04.15.27 8/1
Hackworth, James C Condition Unchanged Hunt hosp 04.15.27 8/5
Poland, Lafe hit car hit by drunk Huntngtn WV 04.15.27 8/1
Brown, EE car acc 3rd 04.17.27 14/2
Daniels, Harry baseball catcher loses teeth to bat Danelton KY 04.17.27 2/4
Hugger, Harold car acc 7th/Park 04.17.27 8/4
Robinson, Louise car acc 7th/Park 04.17.27 8/4
Skaggs, BH car acc, res Kitts Hill 3rd 04.17.27 14/2
Wisenberger, Wm 50 fell from scaffold Superior Cmnt 04.17.27 14/6
Agnew, Florence car/motorcycle acc Front/Park 04.18.27 8/6
Boggs, Harry hurt in wreck Russell KY 04.18.27 4/2
Eakins, Ernest hit Krammer, Rose w/car Cntr Str 04.18.27 12/4
Gorman, JL dog bite, s/o John C of 616 Etna 2nd/3rd 04.18.27 12/6
Krammer, Rose 5 hit by car drvr Eakins, Ernst, d/oWalter Cntr Str 04.18.27 12/4
Mulligan, JC injrd, mech at C & O Russell KY 04.18.27 8/6
Nippert, Tygart 10 hit by Roman candle, fa AC Raceland KY 04.18.27 6/8
Walizer, Officer car/motorcycle acc Front/Park 04.18.27 8/6
Wisenberger, Wm fell from scaffold Superior Cmnt 04.18.27 8/8
Boothe, Lawrence, fireftr thrown from firetruck Huntngtn WV 04.19.27 12/4
Ferguson, Loren hit Ward, B with car Park Ave 04.19.27 12/3
Hansley, Jess, fireftr fell trying to catch co-worker Huntngtn WV 04.19.27 12/4
Lynd, Norman County Sch Bus Wrecked Sheridan Oh 04.19.27 12/3
Ward, Billy 3 hit by car, fa John of Park Ave Park Ave 04.19.27 12/3
Beck, Charles Fire Destroys Kids Playhouse on prop Etna Str 04.21.27 10/6
Blank, John A & dau’s car acc 6th/Ctr 04.21.27 3/3
Fuller, RH car acc No 2nd 04.21.27 10/1
Kinney, Sylvester car acc No 2nd 04.21.27 10/1
Magee, Emma hse fire Proctrville 04.21.27 6/6
Playhouse Fire Destroys Kids Playhouse Etna Str 04.21.27 10/6
Schubart, AC car fire 4th/RRd 04.21.27 3/3
Smith, Abe car acc 6th/Ctr 04.21.27 3/3
Freed, GL (Mrs) Narrowly Escapes Gas Frnce Explosion 5th/Ellson 04.22.27 10/1
Johnson, Wm inj in car acc nr Oh Frnce, sp in Detroit Marting hsop 04.22.27 2/2
Magee, Emma fire destroys house Proctorvlle Oh 04.22.27 6/6
Whitney, Clifton & Daisy Tricked out of $1 400 by “gypsies” So 9th Str 04.23.27 8/6
Price, Robert leg broken, C & O employee Russell KY 04.26.27 10/8
Mahl, Geo injured No 5th Str 04.28.27 12/2
Salle Gilbert 13 hit by car, fa Isadore Ironton 04.28.27 12/3
Urick, Paul fa John, hit Salle, Gilbert w/car Ironton 04.28.27 12/3
Stewart, Arthur hse fire 7th/Adams 04.29.27 4/7
Trowbridge, Randall appendix, Deaconness So 7th Str 04.29.27 4/7
Capper Garage fire nl 04.30.27 3/7
Ferrie, Dewey fall, C&O empl Marting hosp 04.30.27 3/5
Gothard, son auto acc, fa Pearly 5th/Pleasnt 04.30.27 3/7
Riffitt, Jack auto acc, w/Gothard, son 5th/Pleasnt 04.30.27 3/7
Ferrie, Dewey condition is serious Marting hosp 05.01.27 2/3
Ginters, Chas arm broken in fall at : Cols Oh 05.01.27 3/4
Mahl, Geo bedfast from injuries No 5th Str 05.01.27 3/3
Morris, Lucy vacant house fire Russell KY 05.01.27 9/5
Smith, Morris typhoid fever 8th/Pike 05.01.27 9/5
Stephenson, Julia operation at Deaconness No 5th Str 05.01.27 3/5
Booth, Edwin car wreck, bro of SW nl 05.02.27 10/3
Dean, Wayne (Mrs) cars collied during parade Lawr Str 05.02.27 2/3
Ferrie, Dewey recovering Marting hosp 05.02.27 10/7
Bruce, Bobbie bit by don, s/o WB Ironton 05.03.27 10/8
Goody, James hits Kade, H w/hammer John’s Creek? 05.03.27 10/2
Hoffman, Leonard J car hit by Russell, AL 3rd Str 05.03.27 10/7
Kade, Hiram hit w/hammer by Goody, J Marting hosp 05.03.27 10/2
Keaton, James (Mrs) condition is still serious (see obits) Deaconness 05.03.27 10/5
Russell, AL Dr in 3 wrecks Ironton 05.03.27 10/7
Smith, Pearl car hit by Russell, AL Ironton 05.03.27 10/7
Stephenson, Julia recovering Deaconness 05.03.27 1/5
Belville Creamery destroyed by fire 5th/Wyanoke 05.04.27 2/2
Belville, Linsey burned in car explosion So 5th Str 05.04.27 2/2
Ferrie, Dewey returns home No 5th Str 05.04.27 10/1
Hall, T Mack eye inj, IHS shop teacher So 4th Str 05.04.27 10/6
Stanley, George aids Belville, Linsey Ironton 05.04.27 2/2
Dillon, Rachel tonsils, res Wilmington Oh Marting 05.05.27 12/2
Hall, T Mack is recovering Ironton 05.05.27 2/4
Jackson, Sallie Mrs house fire So 8th Str 05.05.27 2/3
Johnson, Wm left hospital Marting 05.05.27 12/5
Lawless, Bert fall from auto Deaconness 05.05.27 2/1
Thomas, Matt house fire Ironton 05.05.27 2/3
Conoway, Ed car acc Cl Grove 05.07.27 8/5
Dillon, Mr car acc 2nd/Elm 05.07.27 8/5
Conoway, Ed Escapes death in car wreck Cl Grove 05.08.27 6/3
Egerton, Gertrude car acc Marting 05.08.27 8/3
Egerton, CB is improving Marting 05.09.27 10/3
Ferrie, Dewey bro Chas of Cols visits Ironton 05.09.27 10/3
Howe, Wm car acc nr Sheridan 05.09.27 3/5
Jones, Dan car acc res Cl Grove 05.09.27 10/5
Mahle, Geo P improved nl 05.09.27 8/3
Massie Meat Market fire So 5th 05.09.27 2/1
Rowe, Jack car acc Sulphur Spr 05.09.27 3/5
Russell, Joseph hernia “Goes Under the Knife” 10th Str 05.09.27 8/6
Shaffer, Curtis M operation, Deaconness Wilgus 05.09.27 8/6
Adams, Hampton operation operations 05.10.27 3/8
Egerton, CB recovering recovering 05.10.27 3/4
Smith, Clifford 3 cat scratches face, s/o JA So 4th Str 05.10.27 10/2
Adams, Hampton recovering Marting 05.11.27 8/1
Turner, Clara foot injured in fall 10th/Clinton 05.11.27 8/1
Jiles, Peggy 7 bit by dog, d/o Fred No 4th Str 05.15.27 11/5
McMahon, Geo mastoiditis Cols Oh 05.15.27 10/8
Egerton, CB Mrs convalescing Marting 05.16.27 2/7
Frecka, Kermit Mrs operation Deaconess 05.16.27 10/1
Friend, Elzie appendix, res Superior Deaconess 05.16.27 10/1
Porter, Mr several car wrecks Oh Frnce Oh 05.16.27 2/4
Pull, Frank barn fire Getaway 05.16.27 8/1
Scott, Clarence tonsils Deaconess 05.16.27 8/5
Farmer, Chas inj at Belfont Furnace 2nd/Jeff 05.17.27 8/2
Giles, Peggy rabies treatment, d/o Fred No 4th 05.17.27 2/4
Howell, Katherine tonsil, res Hanging Rock Deaconess 05.17.27 2/4
Morris, F Mr gun acc, lightly wounded W Russell KY 05.17.27 2/5
Morris, Mrs gun acc, lightly wounded W Russell KY 05.17.27 2/5
Norris, Edith appendix, Cl Grove Deaconness 05.17.27 8/2
Scott, Clarence leaves hosp Deaconness 05.17.27 8/3
Massie, Nell tonsils Marting 05.18.27 12/2
Howard, Washington inj cranking car, dragged by car So 9th Str 05.19.27 12/1
Klineman, Joseph Mrs very ill nl 05.19.27 10/2
Ward, Billy 6 hit by car s/o John Park 05.19.27 12/3
Brown, Billy Jo car hits 2 women Russell KY 05.20.27 3/5
Burns, Clotine hit by car Russell KY 05.20.27 3/5
Oakes, Lillian hit by car Russell KY 05.20.27 3/5
Whaley, Isaac house fire Solida Creek 05.20.27 3/5
Adams, Hampton left hospital, Marting Coal Grove 05.23.27 10/7
Morgan, Evan Mrs car hits wall Hanging Rock 05.23.27 8/7
Sanborn, Norbetta ill, d/o MC, IHS grad Cols Oh 05.24.27 2/4
Leighty, Helen wrist burned N Kenova 05.25.27 3/2
Leighty, Vint barn burns N Kenova 05.25.27 3/1
Reitz, Chas house fire Sedgwick 05.27.27 10/7
Stuff, Florian burned at Marlow Theatre, film operator Ironton 05.27.27 10/5
Bradley, Joseph hit by fa Henry of Raceland Raceland KY 05.28.27 3/3
Delong, Armilda bitten by snake Hanging Rock 05.28.27 5/4
Ellswick, FW Mrs hits Bradley, J w/car Raceland KY 05.28.27 3/3
Green, Will hits Murdock, Earl’s car So 7th Str 05.28.27 8/6
Burton Apartments Destroyed by fire Russell KY 05.29.27 3/6
Burton, RO owner of Burton Appts, fire Russell KY 05.29.27 3/6
McDowell, MH house nr Burton Appts, fire Russell KY 05.29.27 3/6
McKnight, S house nr Burton Appts, fire Russell KY 05.29.27 3/6
Murphy, FM Appt destroyed by fire Russell KY 05.29.27 3/6
Reddin, Bruce Appt destroyed by fire Russell KY 05.29.27 3/6
Reece, Chas house nr Burton Appts, fire Russell KY 05.29.27 3/6
Thurston, Wm Appt destroyed by fire Russell KY 05.29.27 3/6
Worley, Mr Appt destroyed by fire Russell KY 05.29.27 3/6
Moreland, Chas forced off road Ash-Rssll KY 05.30.27 2/4
Poe, Thomas L drove car into Cannonball Bus 2nd/Lawr 05.30.27 5/5
Wheelersburg fire destroys five businesses Whlrsburg Oh 05.30.27 5/6
Howard, Thos driver hits parked car Vern Str 06.01.27 2/3
O’Leary, Chas hit by truck, broken wrist, fa Thos 5th 06.01.27 7/4
Rapp, Wilbur Tribune truck driver, hits O’Leary, Chas 5th 06.01.27 7/4
McCoy, WR car hits Chapman, June, 9 [He Irntnian] Hamilton Oh 06.02.27 2/6
Watts, Billy tonsils Marting 06.03.27 18/5
Roberts, Stanley smallpox, s/o Geo Russell KY 06.05.27 9/5
Carrinton, JC car train acc Fr Frnce Oh 06.06.27 3/3
McFeeney, Jess house fire W Irnton Oh 06.06.27 10/4
Richards, Hobert broken rib in fall at Indiana Flooring So 7th Str 06.06.27 10/6
Adkins, Joseph C fire destroys home Cl Grove 06.07.27 12/6
Goss, Andy Mrs fire destroys home Cl Grove 06.07.27 12/6
Keuhne, Emma Jean loses finger So 7th Str 06.08.27 6/4
Metz, CC car acc 6th/Chestnut 06.08.27 12/4
Murphy, Jimmy inj in car acc 6th/Chestnut 06.08.27 12/4
Rogers, Freeman car acc 6th/Chestnut 06.08.27 12/4
Burchett, Robert shot through lund Louisa KY 06.09.27 3/3
Harrison, Lou car acc 6th/Spr 06.09.27 12/6
Large, Jess car acc 6th/Spr 06.09.27 12/6
Mayne, Geo car acc, s/o Thos 6th/Spr 06.09.27 12/6
Benson, [?] fire, house owned by Henson, [?] E Chspke 06.10.27 9/1
Barker, CC hit by car driven by Johnson, Hugh Mrs Raceland KY 06.11.27 3/5
Horner, Amanda 90 injured in fall, sleepwalking Melrose KY 06.11.27 8/4
Johnson, Hugh Mrs car hits Barker, CC Raceland KY 06.11.27 3/5
Martin, Martha car acc Fox Hollow 06.11.27 3/5
Townsend, Clarence car fire Ironton 06.11.27 8/6
Benton, Woodson car acc Riverton 06.13.27 12/5
Clay, Fred car acc So 9th Str 06.13.27 10/3
Eldridge, Edwin 3 hit by bicycle So 8th Str 06.13.27 12/3
Haskins, Harold car acc Rssl-Grnp Rd 06.13.27 3/5
Hill, Chuck car acc Rssl-Grnp Rd 06.13.27 3/5
Hopkins, Howard car acc Riverton 06.13.27 12/5
Newsome, Chas Mrs car acc Rssl-Grnp Rd 06.13.27 3/5
Newsome, TN Mrs car acc Rssl-Grnp Rd 06.13.27 3/5
Oakes, AD 74 hit by bus Haverhill 06.13.27 2/6
Riley, OD car acc, reckless driving, arrsted Rssl-Grnp Rd 06.13.27 3/5
Schubart, Adolph Mrs car acc So 9th Str 06.13.27 10/3
Wilson, REL, Jr car acc, to fanlaw’s Rathburn Riverton 06.13.27 12/5
Wright, Capt car acc Rssl-Grnp Rd 06.13.27 3/5
Yeager, Fred Mrs car acc, res Portsmouth Burlington 06.13.27 5/5
Perry, Mr car acc, res N Kenova 3rd/Lorain 06.16.27 12/8
Sheppard, Chas car acc, res Cl Grove 3rd/Lorain 06.16.27 12/8
Laber, Chas car hits Sisler, C., res 7th/Spruce No 2nd 06.19.27 2/4
Sisler, Cecil 25 hit by car, res La Grange No 2nd 06.19.27 2/4
Woods, Ralph auto acc, Ironton City Engineer Portsmouth 06.21.27 8/4
Depriest, Mr car acc Lawr Frnce 06.22.27 2/1
Burchett, Robert slowly recovering Marting hosp 06.23.27 3/5
Hall, Frank car acc Hecla Oh 06.23.27 12/5
Haskins, Cecil car acc 4th/Neal 06.23.27 12/5
Schubart, Fred car acc 4th/Neal 06.23.27 12/5
Layne, Burt 40 loses arm in RR acc, Irntn res Huntngtn WV 06.24.27 9/1
Mulligan, Tom inj in fall, [frmr res] Urbana Oh 06.24.27 9/6
Layne, Burt 40 inj man improving Huntngtn WV 06.25.27 3/8
Handman, Geo car crowded off road nr Haverhill O 06.27.27 6/5
Kratzenburg, Ralph fall from freight car, s/o Geo nr Russell KY 06.27.27 2/5
O’Kelly, John Mrs inj in bus collision So Ashland 06.27.27 10/4
Asbury, Wm bus acc, imprving Ashland KY 06.28.27 8/4
Hyland, John Andrew 4 trips on dog, breaks thigh, s/o Stanley Fr Frnce Oh 06.28.27 10/4
Litteral, Louise 4 hit by car d/o Wm Wurtland KY 06.28.27 8/4
Moore, Ralph S hit by car, s/o WJ 4th 06.28.27 10/4
Barr, Hattie fell in elevator shaft Imperial Box Factory Imperial Bx F 06.29.27 12/3
Litteral, Louise is recovering Wurtland KY 06.29.27 2/5
Salle, Jonah fire house Canada Hllw 06.29.27 12/3
Spiel, Harry Jr bitten by dog at Stewart, CB Greenup KY 06.29.27 12/4
Crabtree, Mr car acc So 9th Str 06.30.27 6/5
Molder, Ed car acc So 9th Str 06.30.27 6/5
Perry, Edw skull fractured in mine acc Wurtland KY 06.30.27 6/1
Sampson, H car collision, res Washngtn CH 4th/Neal 06.30.27 10/6
Spradlin, Edmond hand injured, C&O empl Russell KY 06.30.27 7/4
Tolbert, James car collision, res Ashland 4th/Neal 06.30.27 10/6
Cummings, [Homer] badly injured in car acc [see obits] Bradrick res 07.01.27 11/1
Gantry, JF takes injured to Huntington hosp Bradrick Oh 07.01.27 11/1
Henry, Wilbur leaves hosp Deaconness 07.01.27 2/5
McCaffrey, [Blanche] injured in car acc Hunt WV res 07.01.27 11/1
Perry, Edw little hope for injured man, Marting hosp Warfield KY 07.01.27 8/4
Anderson-McCormick Grocery Store fire 3rd/Adams 07.02.27 3/6
Anderson-McCormick Electric Motor Causes Fire 3rd/Adams 07.03.27 8/6
Johnson, Susan M collarbone broken in fall 6th Str 07.03.27 9/1
Laber, Albert car collision 6th/Vernon 07.04.27 4/7
Morgan, AE 20 car hits Smith, Belle Greenup KY 07.04.27 8/2
Smith, Belle 69 hit by car, leg broken Greenup KY 07.04.27 8/2
Temple, Millard car collision 6th/Vernon 07.04.27 4/7
Wilhoit, Edw is improving Russell KY 07.04.27 2/4
Barlow, Dicky 19 mos injured in fall, s/o BH [not noted] 07.05.27 12/6
Lewis, Chas T 3 broken arm, s/o Andy of Oldtown KY Marting 07.05.27 10/1
Webb, Goldie Miss injured at Kelly’s Hill Rrd Str 07.05.27 10/3
Bay, Geo Capt house fire Bradrick 07.06.27 12/3
Ellis, Wm house fire [bullet scarred Morgan’s Raid] Proctorville O 07.06.27 12/3
Green Henry baby loses sight in 1 eye, to Pricer, Dr Pikeville KY 07.06.27 12/1
Litteral, Louise leaves hosp Marting 07.06.27 12/1
Mauch, Harlow house fire, where he started business nl 07.06.27 12/3
McGown, James fire destroys landmark Wurtland KY 07.06.27 2/3
Rutherford, Theodore 19 bus hits car at Vernon Frnce Hanging Rock 07.06.27 2/7
Sparks, Frank bus driver hits car Hanging Rock 07.06.27 2/7
Williams, Lewellyn fall [frmr res] Cols Oh 07.06.27 12/5
Sheridan, Donald B car acc Ashland KY 07.07.27 12/1
Copley, Jean Mrs car hits Schragg, D Mrs Russell KY 07.08.27 9/6
Gothard, J Dallas car hits mtrcycle, s/o PM South Str 07.08.27 2/6
Henthorn, Donald B injured, motorcycle & car South Str 07.08.27 2/6
Schragg, David Mrs hit by car Russell KY 07.08.27 9/6
Artes, John inj at C&O shop, broken shoulder Russell KY 07.11.27 10/1
Blanton, RW Mr car acc 6th Str 07.11.27 3/5
Brown, Walter car acc Greenup KY 07.11.27 10/5
Meredith, JR injured, scalded, C&O Russell KY 07.11.27 10/1
Rose, Geo car acc, s/o CF Greenup KY 07.11.27 10/5
Stevens, L inj at C&O shop, foot mashed Russell KY 07.11.27 10/1
Beatty, Campbell Ford held after wreck 2nd/Center 07.12.27 12/3
Smith, Harry scalded at Marting Iron & Steel Marting 07.12.27 12/6