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 - MONDAY. MAY 19, 1930 Mother Saves Babe as Auto...
MONDAY. MAY 19, 1930 Mother Saves Babe as Auto Goes in Ditch Found Fatally Injured On Wood River Crossing Searching For Work Left St. Louis Home to Seek Employment In Alton Mrs. Florence Koplf of 4405 Blair avenue, St. Louis, a former Alton- Ian, saved her 14-months-old son, Robert, from injury, at 6:30 p. m., Saturday when an automobile driven by her husband, Roman Kopff, was wrecked on Milton road near Berkley avenue. Mrs. Kopff was thrown Into the windshield suffering a deep cut on the forehead, but managed to guard the baby. Mr. Kopff escaped with bruises. Culvert Blocks Path. The city ambulance was called after the crash and Officer Waller found that Kopff, home bound for St. Louis, had turned his car Into the ditch at the roadside trying to avoid collision when a car just ahead of him suddenly turned left across the road into a driveway. Kopff might have avoided wrecking his car, but, unfortunately unfortunately for him and his family, there was a culvert crossing the ditch. When he hit the culvert, the car overturned. After attention by a physician at the hospital here, Mrs. Kopff was able to be moved to the home of relatives in Alton. obtain and

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 19 May 1930, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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