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 - Kan san Killed Thawing Dynamite Pitl-stnirg,...
Kan san Killed Thawing Dynamite Pitl-stnirg, Nov. 28 (/V)— Thawing out dynamite by the heat, of H liv- ingroom firo proved fatal Sunday to Mike Senkcveck, 50, n miner ol Gross, mining camp near here. Three others in the house, which was demolished tn the resulting blast, escaped with bruises. According to a story told to Sheriff Leon Delamaicie, Senkevech, who operates a smalt mine near his home, had a box of dynamite near his stove to warm it and makfc the explosive effective in the sub-frera- ing temperatures. Heat or a spark from tho stove set off the explosive. THREK OTHERS BRUISED. John Mason, who works in the mine with the victim, Mrs. Senke- vech nnd her daughter were in other parts of the 4-room hotwe, but escaped with bruises. Mason was blown about 50 feet, the sheriff said. Senkevech, who was attending the fire at tlie time, was killed instantly.

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  1. The Emporia Gazette,
  2. 28 Nov 1938, Mon,
  3. Page 5

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