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 - Habtnoy City. PenmjlTsnla. - WHY IT EXPLODED....
Habtnoy City. PenmjlTsnla. - WHY IT EXPLODED. Mabanoy City, November 27. The Coroner's Jury, composed of prominent citizens of this place, who have been investigating as to what caused tne explosion of the engine Gem, finished their work to-day and rendered the following verdict: "The deaths were caused by the explosion of the Gem, atMahanoy City. November 16. 1S78. and from the evidence, we arp nt the opinion that the boiler was bunt OI tne Dai material ana periecuF nuc, um that the engineer, VV. F. unknowingly allowed the water td become low in the boiler, aud the fireman raising the safety-valve caused a too rapid escape of steam, thus projecting water upon the healed crown-bars."

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 28 Nov 1878, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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