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Turned A Summersault

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Parent Issue
Day
14
Month
April
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

A great acrobatic feat was perfornjed on S.Main st. Wednesday eveuing about 9 o'clock. A race was on betweeii a bicycle and a yonng man. The bicycle was in the street and the runner was on the east sidewalk headed north. In front of the store of John Goetz, jr., preparation is being made for a new sidewalk and the old walk bas been removed leaving an open area space about seven feet deep. High railings had been placed on each side of it. The runaer did not know fchis until be was right upon it with such momentum that he could not stop. He turued a complete summersault landing on his feet seven feet below. He immediately jnmped out and went hia way not deiguing to lea e his name and addresS.