Denison, TX Toddler Drowns in Can of Lard, Mar 1908

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DROWNS IN LARD CAN

Babe of Denison Stumbles and Falls Into Water.

Special to the Telegram.

DENISON, Texas, March 2.—Frances, 15 months old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard of North Houston avenue, accidentally drowned yesterday by falling into a lard can containing water.

The child had been playing with a sister in the front yard and suddenly disappeared. She was found a few moments later with her head in the can, into which she had stumbled.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, TX 2 Mar 1908