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Articles & Local History > 1921 - Gifford Yarde

Tampico Tornado,Thurs., Oct. 20, 1921


Gifford  Yarde had his hands and face severly burned last week at the Ross School by touching off a quantity of nitro glycerine under the impression that it was gun powder. It seems that one of the boys attending the school secured a small qauantity of the explosive from some his father had stored away and brought it to school. The boys  found out that it would explode all things again.

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