The Victim of a Pitchfork.

Harry Ellison, the nineteen-year-old son of Henry Ellison a farmer living in Vermont township, was a victim of an accident Thursday which resulted in his death Friday. Young Ellison was assisting in the threshing on the Edie farm. He was standing on the table at the machine cutting bands, he either slipped or fell off the table in which he was standing. Leaning against this table was a pitchfork with the prongs upward, and when young Ellison fell his body struck the fork, the sharp steel prongs passing through his body.

Published in the Astoria Argus on 8/20/1903


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