Miscellany, Mar. 19, 1934


In Eldora, Iowa, Hank Schafer, 83, slipped on the ice, fractured his hip. Long ago Hank Schafer was buried alive in a coal mine. Later he lost an arm and eye when he was blown into the air by a cannon. After that he was buried alive under two tons of clay. Next he fell 30 ft. off a cliff. Still later he was thrown by a horse and dragged through a barbed-wire fence. Then he fell from a speeding bobsled, fracturing his skull. At 80, he recovered from double pneumonia. At 81,...

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