Philadelphia, PA Fell from Pole, Apr 1896

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Fell From a Pole.

While working on a telegraph pole at Fifth and Brown streets yesterday, A. P. Smiley, of 1611 Valeria street, lost his hold and fell to the street. He was severely injured.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 4 Apr 1896

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A Lineman Injured.

While repairing a wire, J. B. Smiley, a trolley lineman, fell from a pole at Fifth and Brown streets yesterday morning and was severely injured. He was taken to the Hahnemann Hospital.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 4 Apr 1896