1926 - TWO CIRCUS TRAPEZE PERFORMERS HURT.
Chicago, July 26. - (United Press) - Two circus trapeze performers, FRANK CROMWELL and his wife, MAUDE, were in a Chicago hospital today suffering from multiple bone fractures and internal injuries, the result of a 50-foot fall during a performance last night. Physicians today said they might recover.
The two were hurled to the ground when a trapeze upon which they were both sitting, broke. Twelve thousand spectators witnessed the accident.
Sterling Daily Gazette
July 26, 1926
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