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1868 - Two women living near Chaska, Minn., died on the 29th ult., from the effect of poison received while killing potato bugs.

One at her dinner without washing her hands after killing the vermin, and died in most terrible agony. The other received venom through sores in her hands, and died immediately.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
July 11, 1868

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