Thomas Bevan in Pittsburgh

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Thomas Bevan in Pittsburgh - Fatal Explosion. Special to THE TIMES....
Fatal Explosion. Special to THE TIMES. PITTSBURG, Pa.., Sept. l.—TEe boiler in No. 1 furnace of the bar mills of the Republic Iron Works, at South Twenty- fitth and River streets, exploded at 3:40 o'clock this m'orning, completely wrecking the mill,, setting-fire to the ruins, Killing six of the workmen and seriously in- Curing many others. A heavy piece of tbe boiler was blown three, blocks -into acr/aj|ey ia the rear of the office of Dr. C, E Kirk, 2,520 Carson street. Another teotion of it, weighing several imndred p unds, was thrown through the roof and crashed into "the tide of the house of Michael Connolly in Wright's alley, about 200 yards distant. This building was badly damaged, b;ut none) of the* occupants was hurt seriously.»The dead are: William Thomas, Thomas Bevan, James Zellighan, Edward Mathews, ot e laborer, unidentified, and John Motzinsky. Those hurt fatally are Malacbi Donahey, burned and bruised ; Neal Donahey, badly crushed; Fred. Herb, skull,, fractured and Stephen Milawski, arm fractured and head burned. These and many other workmen, who were not hurt so severely, were taken io the South Side Hospital nearby, and physicians were summoned from all points of the oity to dress their wounds.

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  1. The Daily Times,
  2. 01 Sep 1899, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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