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1934 – Skids Out Window on Soap, Falls Into Sand (Footnote)

(This Footnote to History article was printed on page 16 of the May 2, 1934, publication of the Indianapolis News, and is reprinted word-for-word below.)

SKIDS OUT WINDOW ON SOAP, FALLS INTO SAND

GARY. Ind., May 2 (A.P.)—The next time Mrs. Beulah Hopkins takes a bath shell lock the bathroom window.

Mrs. Hopkins went into the bathroom. disrobed and turned the water on in the tub. Suddenly her husband heard a scream. He dashed into the bathroom and his wife was gone. He peered out the open window. His wife had fallen three stories and was atop a sand pile on the ground.

At the Gary Hospital today Mrs. Hopkins explained that she stepped on a piece of soap and skidded right out the window; Her only injury was a wrenched back.

Skids Out Window on Soap, Falls Into Sand
Original article from the Indianapolis News.
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