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San Bernardino, CA Crushed by Boulder, Jun 1914

MILLIONAIRE CRUSHED BY BOULDER IS DEAD

San Bernadino June 22.---George A. Ralphs, millionaire grocer of Los Angeles, died here several hours after a three-ton boulder had crushed his leg. The accident occurred in the San Bernadino mountains back of Arrowhead, when Ralphs, standing on the rock, moved aside to make room for Mrs. Ralphs to jump down beside him. The boulder gave way and he fell under it.

The Evening News, San Jose, CA 22 Jun 1914



article | by Dr. Radut