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Van Wert County Unexpected Happenings.

Van Wert Daily Bulletin, July 5, 1928, pg5

Burt Street Resident Suffers Injury to Hand When Firecracker Explodes – Other Mishaps
Osmond Sidle, a son of Mr. And Mrs. L. C. Sidle of Burt street suffered an injury to his left hand on the Fourth by the explosion of a firecracker.  One finger of the hand was lacerated.  Dr. L. P. Jackson dressed the wound.

J. L. Barfel, employed at the Gaddis stone quarry northwest of town, sustained injuries to his right side when he fell on the handle of a motor.  He was given surgical attention by Dr. L. P. Jackson.

J. E. Pennell of Ohio City has been called to Toledo to visit the bedside of his little granddaughter, aged 3 years, who was injured in a Fourth of July celebration.

Eugene Harmon of Ridge township was severely burned on his right hand on the Fourth when a firecracker which he had just lighted, backfired.


Submitted by Kaye Watson


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