Greenville, TX Acid Accident, Sept 1900

Burned with Vitriol

Acid Thrown on a Hunt County Man While He Slept.

Special To The News.

Greenville, Tex., Sept. 24. - Smith TIPPETT, a prominent farmer of the White Rock neighborhood, had some oil of vitriol thrown in his face last night as he was sleeping by an open window. It was feared that one eye was burned out, but later reports say the eye will be saved. His face and neck are badly burnedd. No clew (sic) to the perpetrator.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 25 Sept 1900