Sheboygan, Wis., Sept 1.–Mr.s Fred Williams, living at Bear Point on Crooked Lake, near this city, was severely injured and her seven-year-old son was fatally hurt when a dynamite cap in the boy’s hip pocket exploded while the mother was spanking him. The boy had been watching his father using dynamite in blowing stumps nad has slipped oneo f the caps in his pocket. Mrs. Williams used a shingle. The first blow exploded the cap and tore a large in the boy’s side. The mother lost two fingers and sustained other wounds.
Originally published in the Salt Lake Herald at Salt Lake City, Utah on 02 Sep 1907, page 1.