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PLUNGE FROM LEDGE --1--
A dramatic interlude to an Armed Forces Day parade
along Main street in Dallas,.
Only a few dozen of the assembled thousands viewing
the parade notice as a 58-year-old ex convict leaps
from fourth floor ledge and lands crumpled and
broken on a marquee below.
As the paraders file past, they're unaware tnat above them.
--on an arcade over the Titch-Goettinger department
store entrance -- a life-and-death battle is being
waged, The leaper suffered a fractured. leg in
addition to arm and head injuries. The jumper --
identified as Kearby J. Beale of Seagoville --. has
a police record of six convictions for
burglary, theft and larceny. Police say he is now
free on bond in connection with a narcotics charge
and will be prosecuted when, and if, he recovers.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Plunge from ledge], item, May 16, 1954; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc726961/m1/1/?rotate=270: accessed November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.