Terrible Steam boiler explosion.
--A terrible accident occurred at New Haven, Ct.
The boiler of the factory of Dan & Brothers, makers of the hook works of carriages, exploded, tearing away a portion of the building and badly injuring several persons, One, a boy, named John Kane
, will die from a fracture of the skull.
Two others, G. G. Baldwin
and George Dewolf
, were badly scalded.
Another boy named Johnson
was badly injured.
Another boy named Rice
is supposed to be buried under the ruins.
The cause of the explosion is unknown.
The canal and railroad track are covered with the ruins.
A dispatch from New Haven, Saturday, says:
The boy Henry Rice
, who was killed by the steam boiler explosion at Dan & Brothers' coach factory yesterday, was found under the ruins last night; nearly all his bones were crushed.
The boy John Kane
lives, but with no hope of his life; G. G. Baldwin
and Geo. DeWolf
are very low; Jos. Van Riper
was badly scalded, but may live.
The cause of the accident was poor boiler iron.
The loss of property is about $5,000.