Skip navigation

Category Archives: Drouth

hard-luck-5-21-31a1Detroit News, May 21, 1931. Poor fella’s bad luck even extends to the quality of the image reproduction of his story. I will transcribe:

“LAUREL, Del., May 21.–Weathering the severe drouth which it the agricultural section, Leon Tyndall suffered a severe injury to his foot which sent him to bed after he had tried to jump from beneath a falling tree.
Scarcely had be recovered when he was taken ill with appendicitis, and had to undergo an operation.
Then an automobile truck killed one of his best mules, and he caught his hand in a ripsaw and severely injured several fingers.”

I sympathize. But I’m also glad to read that Mr. Tyndall had auxiliary mules of reasonable quality to fall back on.