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A Sad Accident

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Parent Issue
Day
2
Month
July
Year
1884
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Om: of tlif most uufortuiiate accident it bas fallen to us to record, and creating genera] synipathy throughont the city Erom the wide acquaintance of Miss Burleigh, is that vvliicli befel Miss Edith, commonly known as Daisy, Burleigh, last Tlmrsday nf tenioon. Tlio particular are as Follows: in company with Miss llüllic B wathei and Mr. Cluis. E. Bond, Miss Burloigh at the time narued set out for a boraebaok ride frotn the east end of Liberty stieet, going west, Miss Builcigk ridlog a mustang. It is thouglit that a rldlng wbip which hung at herside, and kept touchiug the horse, frightened the mustang uto a run, resulting in the throwmg of Miss Burleigh near the corner of División and Libeity streets, buta short distance from her okl lioiue. Vhether the youug lady struck a stonc wlien thrown or not seenis uncertaiu; a lar'e part of the scalp on the back part of the head was torn off, and it is thought her lunga were also injured. Consciousness was not recovcred anti] Friday. Mi.ss Burleigh's inother, Mis. Bl.incliard, who was ia the C'atskills,was iniinediateJy tclcgraphed for and arrlred Saturday uight, herself much prostrated in héalthj indeed, siaceherarrival she lias btcu very ill at times, hut is now sorae better. Mr.BlaoOhard wasexpected last night. Much of tlie care of both sister and mother lias fallen iipou Miss Ninette Burleigh, who has borne the burilen most patiently and well ; the aasistance of their numerons triends bas been generougly accorded. Uur readers will learn witli pleasure that Miss Dalsy, at the latett report, is improving. The accident is all Ihe more sad Irom the fact that Misses Ninette and Daisy had but recently arrived in the city om a vi-iit.