7/2/47 George Coys fireworks stand blows up

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7/2/47 George Coys  fireworks stand blows up - MOTORIST SETS FIRE TO STOCK OF FIREWORKS A...
MOTORIST SETS FIRE TO STOCK OF FIREWORKS A motorist aet" fire to a display in a small stand at Zora a-venue and the Range Line yesterday yesterday afternoon by tossing a lighted firecracker into the display as he drove by. The stand, owned by George Coy, and the stock of fireworks, fireworks, consisting of firecrackers, Roman candles, pinwheels, etc valued at approximately J400, caught fire and burned. Billy Hesseltine, 16-year-old nephew of Coy, escaped injury by racing across the street One explosion explosion after another took place. One skyrocket shot across the street and knocked a hubcap off a parked motor car. In addition to the approximately ?40 burned. , merchandise, in currency

Clipped from Joplin Globe02 Jul 1947, WedPage 7

Joplin Globe (Joplin, Missouri)02 Jul 1947, WedPage 7
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  • 7/2/47 George Coys fireworks stand blows up

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