Clear Fork, TX Dynamite Accident, May 1906


While Watching Husband Blow Up Stumps with Dynamite Is Struck by Flying Timber.

Special to The News.

Weatherford, Tex., May 18.—Mrs. Carr, wife of James W. Carr, a prominent farmer residing on the Clear Fork, eight miles east of here, met with a serious accident yesterday afternoon. Her husband was blowing up trees and stumps by the use of dynamite. Mrs. Carr was standing too close and was instantly killed by a flying piece of timber.

The funeral occurred this afternoon at the country home of deceased. She was about 50 years old.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 19 May 1906