Up in a Balloon.
'.»!;}An unpleasant adventure occurred the other'day 1 to 'a young aeronaut ruurJed Girault; who went up in' a balloon from the Buttes Chaumont. < ' The balloon, in rising, caught the parapet of a house, and the car was overturned, Girault,however, /held on to the cords, arid escaped, for the time with aserer blow on the head. When the balloon came down at Bezons, the peasants who came to the spot failed to take hold of the ropes, and the balloon sailed off into space as soon as Girault had got oui> of the car.' It eventually fell near Creil, and was taken to the'residence' of the Mayor. '"' ' , ' ' '
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Up in a Balloon., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2447, 21 June 1890
Up in a Balloon. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2447, 21 June 1890
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