chronister killed explosion
rWKAKTCLlBOXBBE3qPI.OSIOX. Three Men Killed and Three Fatally In jured Near JPoplar Blnfls, 91 o. Poplab Bluffs,' JIa, Jan. 23 A ter rible boiler expioemn occurred in Ferkms' mill, five miles east of here. Just .before the explosion Judge 'ShamomV of "this city. and a farmer named Robins were passing and called on Mr. Perkins. The explosion wrecked the mill and TOO feet of shed at tached to it. 3 udgeShamont, John Moore, and John Chronister were instantly killed; WH.' Perkins,' Mr. ILobina and young man named Malcolm were so badly burned and injured that they-are they-are they-are not. expected to live. Two' brothers, named .Spencer, . em ployed in the mill, were badly "scalded. Very little of . the building waa- waa- left except the foundation.' The disaster t was .caused by the carelessness of the engineer in not pumping .water into the boiler.