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Articles & Local History > 1893 - Susie Sipple gets burned

ddm - STERLING STANDARD (Weekly), Sterling, IL,

STERLING STANDARD (Weekly), Sterling, IL, Roll #35, Pg 8;3
Dec. 28, 1893

Mrs. Susie Sipple received a terrible burn last Sunday. While filling the tank on her gasoline stove, she run it over and in her hurry, failed to wipe all of the gasoline up. When the stove was lighted, the oil at once took fire, and blazed up in her face, burning her bangs, eyebrows and face.

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