Barberton, OH Tabernacle Roof Collapses, Dec 1910

Tabernacle Roof Falls On Workers

One Man Killed at Barberton, Ohio, and Another May Die From Injuries.

Barberton, Ohio, Dec. 26.-While a number of ministers and 50 deacons and laymen were putting the finishing touches, in celebration of Christmas, to a new tabernacle, erected for the purpose of union revival meetings, the roof caved in, killing one man and injuring several others.

The dead man is J.H. MYERS.

G.S. Wolf may also die from internal injuries.

Among others injured are the Rev. U.G. Ruby and the Rev. W.J. Thompson.

Two other ministers are said to have been injured. All the doctors in Berberton and some from Akron were summoned.

Duluth News-Tribune, Duluth, MN 27 Dec 1910