16 January 1930, Hope Star, Hope, AR
Columbus Girl Burned 1 o Death; Clothing Catches Fire When She Stood In Front of Fireplace from ! vciterduy , Jnhio Hawthorne, scvcn-yc-iir-oid : Slighter of Mr. and Mrs. Hoa.-.c Huw- ornc, residing one mill.- ^Columbui- died tr>ilaj: al noon burna she sustained ' laic of j aflernoor. when la-r clothing while standing in front place at her homo. . Screams were hi-nrd by ihe par- ! cnU- who were in another ro.j.n and they rushed lo the aid of the small | Kii'V and extinguished the flumes, Medical aid was rendered, and il was thought by attending physicians that | tho chile" would live, although her oi"lhi- fhv i | cute being considered serious.