OLLIE DESPAIN

Springfield Illinois State Journal, Sept 2, 1936

GREENVIEW BABY DIES OF BURNS
Ollie David Despain, 8-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. James Despain, Greenview, died at 2 a.m. today (Wednesday) at St. John's hospital from burns received Monday morning when he pulled a dishpan full of boiling water on to himself from a chair. He was burned severely on his chest, back, lower part of the face and on both hands and on the left leg when he reached up and pulled over a dishpan which his sister had placed on a chair preparatory to washing the breakfast dishes.

Transcribed by:John Feagans

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