Article taken from The Massillion Independent, October 19, 1888
Rodded at the Base of the Brain
Portsmouth, Ohio, October 18 - Harvy Sly, an employe of Portsmouth Veneer works, was struck on the head with an iron rod, in the hands of Clark Hancock, the engineer. Sly's wound is at the base of the brain, and is considered quite dangerous. Hancock, who is considered justifiable, is out on bail.