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Gurley Herald
Gurley Herald
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Description: Victims of an Explosion - Several Killed and Injured

Date: March 16 1899

Newspaper published in: Gurley, AL

Source: Madison Co. Library, Huntsville, AL

Page/Column: Page 4, Column 2

Several Men Killed and Others Injured by an
Explosion of Powder in a Colorado Mine.
Denver, Col., March 11.—A special to the Times from Creede, Col., says:
An explosion of several hundred pounds of powder occurred in tunnel No. 3, of the Commodore mine, creating great havoc and killing at least four miners. The names of the dead so far found are:
“Scotty” Watson.
Frank Hess.
John Sarner.
It is certain that one other miner (name not yet ascertained) was killed and it is believed that the dead number six, and that there are several others seriously injured.


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