1946 July 24 Harrisburg Telegraph

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1946 July 24 Harrisburg Telegraph - he in com at Sta the per 10 - Ycor - OId Doy...
he in com at Sta the per 10 - Ycor - OId Doy Diss of Darns At Ghanbersbnrg Chambersburg, July 24. Rob ert Ulrich, 10 - year - old son of Mr. and Mrs. George Ulrich, of near Fayetteville, died yesterday at the Chambersburg Hospital - of third degree burns of the arms, neck and chest, received Monday eve ning when his clothing was acci - dently ignited by blazing gasoline. Dr. S. D. ShulL Franklin county coroner, issued a certificate of ac cidental death and said there would be no inquest ine young victim, one ot six children of Mr. and Mrs. Ulrich, received the fatal burns as he was playing in the yard at his home, near a truck his father was at tempting to start The elder Ulrich was using gasoline from a jar to prime the - truck carburetor in an attempt to start the motor. The father told investigators that as he ..was priming the carburetor the truck motor backfired, setting fire to the jar of gasoline he was holding. Instinctively he tossed the jar away in an effort to prevent the flames from spreading to the truck, and in doing s"o some of the burning fuel fell on Robert, setting fire to his clothing. The father suffered severe burns of the right hand. than 5000 participate Legion's conventiqn in Philadelphia women units, the "8 Commander ray today. will for who the auxiliary added. HalL by 24, to

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  2. 24 Jul 1946, Wed,
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