Child dies of burns after Halloween costume ignites; elderly man breaks neck attempting to kick a black cat

November 5, 1920Minneapolis, Minnesota7-year-old Betty Jones dies from injuries a week after her Halloween costume ignited Jones and a group of 25 other children visited a neighbor’s home for Halloween activities. Jones had a paper costume over her regular attire and, while the children played by casting shadows on the wall produced by candlelight, Jones’…