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Wisconsin

WILLAMETTE FARMER (Salem, Or.), 5 December 1879.

Terrible Explosion.

EAUCLAIRE, Wis., Dec. 1. - The boiler in the Eauclaire lumber company's planing mill exploded with terrific force this afternoon, killing Engineer Haskins, Fireman Hosplin, and a teamster named Gallagher.  The force of the explosion was so great as to be felt all over the city, and fragments of the wreck were scattered for blocks distant.  Several other employees were more or less injured.  The jury is holding an inquest over the dead bodies to-night.

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