joplin globe 26 jul 1923 jack degraffenreid
MINER BADLY HURT WHEN DYNAMITE CAPS EXPLODE - Picher. Okla., July 25. -— Jack DeGraffenreid, a machine man, 22 years old, was seriously injured by an explosion of four dynamite caps in the change house of the Black Eagle mine, one-fourth mile south Of Zincvllle, while he was preparing some "shots," at 12:40- o'clock this afternoon. . DeGraffenreid is married and lives in HockervlUe. He was taken to the American hospital In Todd's ambulance. His right hand, right side and face were injured. His eyesight waS not damaged. Physicians expect him to recover.