100 Years Ago

lA boy found a box in the street containing a “black substance” and set about eating it with a friend. They were both poisoned and were lucky to survive the experience.

lA girl not yet two-year-old died from severe burns. The girl was believed to have been with another child playing with matches when her clothes caught fire.

lGrantham and District Football League elected the Rt Hon Earl Brownlow as its president.