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 - , j RITES WEDNESDAY FOR CHILD BURNED TO DEATH...
, j RITES WEDNESDAY FOR CHILD BURNED TO DEATH IN FIRE Four - Year - Old Alice Manning, Manning, Dauphin, Victim of Flames While watching ar bonfire at her home, Saturday, 4 - year - old Alice Manning, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Manning, Dauphin , approached approached too close the blaze and her dress ignited. Her screams attracted attracted her mother, who pulled the blazing clothes fro : her, but too late to prevent the child suffering burns which resulted in her death sevSral hours lr.ter. Deputy Coroner C. E. Dugan said the girl's father told him that the girl was with two other children. Mrs. Manning had started to burn papers in the yard and the children gathered around. She warned them not to get too close and went into the house. Several seconds later she heard her daughter's screams and saw the child enveloped in flames. Dr. A. C. Coble, Dauphin, gave the child first aid treatment and ordered ordered her taken to the Harrisburg Hospital. She had been burned abort the body and face. " Funeral services will be held Wednesday, at 2 o'clock, at the home.. The Rev. H. Barton Keck, pastor, of Dauphin "Evangelical Churchj will officiate. Burial will be made in the Dauphin Cemetery. The girl is survived by her parents, three sisters and a brother, Eva, Esther, Sarah and George.

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 26 Sep 1927, Mon,
  3. Page 18

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