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Careless Ypsi Lad

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Parent Issue
Day
7
Month
July
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Ypsilanti, Hicb., Jnly 5.- The coroner's inquest was held this afternoon over the remains of little Gertrude Ali'ord, the six year old daughter f of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Alford, who died early this mormng from injnriea cansed by .-the explosión of a firecracker, thrown by a reckless small boy on the Fourtb. ' The verdict was that the child's deatb was cansed by burns received frotn her burning clothing; said fire resulting from the exploding of a flrecracker thrown by an uukown parson. The name of the carcker thrower is known to the parents of the child, but it will not be made public, and no action will Tae taken against him. The roother of ■the little girl is prostrated with grief.