The World New York, New York Monday, July 21, 1890 p 2
MOULDER SCOLLONS IS DEAD. The Older ivion Hurt nt Cnnsldy & .Adler'ti Foundry Are Better. Moulder Peter Scollons. one of tho men scalded with molten metal in Caseidy & Atller's foundry Saturday, died at the Eoose- velt Hospital at 3.30 o'sloek yesterday ai'ter- nobn and at 7.30 o'clock his remains were delivereM to his widow at No. 82U Eleventh avenue. THE WOBLD reporter went to this desolate domicile and found* Mrs. Bcollohs in a barely furnished, carpctlesH room. Bbo said that she bad no children, thfliik Qodi and that her husband's remains would be buried at Calvary to-morrow. Ho was -forty years of age and had worked, ''off aiid on," at the same foundry for seventeen years and continuously for the past tiro years. His head aud entire body, with the exception of liin feet, were frightfully BCaliied, burned and roasted by tbd seething, white-hot iron and the steam and Bae. He suffered awful agony. Mre. Scoilons (i-as at tbe hospital most of the day and talked with Peter inst before noon, out she was not admitted again. J?red Hosenean. another victim, was suffering suffering untold agonies in the mean time at Bellevuo Hospital. His wife's health does not permit her to visit him, as she buried her two-weeks old baby lant Friday and »ho IB berfelf under surgical and. medical treatment. treatment. They have four little children and are extremely poor. Edward MoNally is a single man, and it wan said at Bellavue Hospital that lie was doing fairly well. Melter Patrick Curloy was found bandaged at his home, "I've worked in foundries twenty-five years and I've boon a raelter. twenty years, but I never knew such an accident aa thia to occur," said he. I attribute the accident to ail accumulation of gas and I. do not think that any bomb or explosive got mixed with tbe scrap or pig iron wo put .into the furnace. furnace. Thfl smokestack in low arid 1 think the ' back draught' blew the gas down. Ordinarily after we run a blast we keep awav from the furnace to lot tbo gas escape and that takes fully twenty-five minutes." The other moulders were less injured and will be able to returU to Worlt as soon as the furnace has been rebuilt.