Lightening tore hole in nursery ceiling but didn't injure sleeping 5 year old Gerald Geddes

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Lightening tore hole in nursery ceiling but didn't injure sleeping 5 year old Gerald Geddes - LIGHTN1NG MISSES CHILD. Damages Nursery and...
LIGHTN1NG MISSES CHILD. Damages Nursery and Wrecks Geddss Home, but Sleeping Boy Escapes. While the thundar storm was surprising Long Islanders yesterday morning lightning struck the home of Donald Geddes, a wealthy resident of Dosorla, near Glen Cove, badly damaging the house and Just missing five-year-old Gerald Geddes, who wa asleep In the nursery. The lightning a. h?,e ln the celling and the plaster fell all about the sleeping toy, but did not Injure him. " . The bolt passed downstair and wrecked the lower floor, breaking lighting fixture, tearing pictures and plaster from the oors. Dd Uar1nr through ceilings and -,.r0d?M who w MtM Grace Maxwell, daughter of Mrs. Eugene Maxwell. vbr alone In Ik. i.w . , , of the Mmnl, w.. . 1. Z 1- she rushed to her child, and when she faanna4 Ka shisu m vi 1 T .i . ""'""r ana saw ine gaping hoil.!n tha U'ng above his bed and the rnhmiih An the fish a a . i'it 11 wm nara iu coil Tfflcc her that the boy waa not hurt.

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 27 Sep 1911, Wed,
  3. Page 22

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