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Good Old Days 06-27-14


Compiled By The Sidney Sun-Telegraph Staff

These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons.


June 27, 1914

Sad Tragedy At Big Springs Sunday

Big Springs' saddest tragedy in its history occurred Sunday afternoon when Mrs. Warren Beach and two-year-old baby boy were fatally burned by the explosion of a gallon can filled with kerosene. Mrs. Beach was in the act of pouring coal oil onto some live coals in the kitchen range when the oil ignited and the flames traveled up the stre...

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