Lawrence Latimer Eats Spit Devil & Dies

KANSAS CITY – Lawrence Lee Latimer, 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Harvey Latimer, died here last night from the effects of eating a “spit devil,” an explosive substance used in Fourth of July celebration. The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson, Kansas. Friday,...

Exploding Firecracker

LEAVENWORTH.  Accident. Nellie Hungerford, daughter of Mr. Seth Hungerford, picked up what she supposed to be an extinguished firecracker, on the morning of the Fourth, and as she was holding it to her face it exploded, filling one of her eyes with the material of...