BUREAU COUNTY FARMERS KILLED - Two Men Meet Tragic Deaths Tuesday Morning

Two Bureau county farmers met tragic deaths on Tuesday. Joseph Wigim, aged 61 years, fell in a piece of farm machinery he was operating on his farm near Manlius. He passed away about an hour later while under an anesthetic as a physician was reducing a fracture of the shoulder. About noon, Clayton Burrell, aged 45 years, was kicked by a horse while leading the animal to the barn on the Hall Kitterman farm two miles north of Tiskilwa. He died shortly after being rushed to a Princeton hospital in an un----------- (rest of the article is missing)

(The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois, June 15, 1933 - Thursday, pg 14, submitted by Melva L. Taylor)




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