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13 KILLED IN TARRYTOWN
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A thousand pounds of blasting powder contained in fifty-pound cases en route for Tarrytown on a flat car on the New York Central Railroad exploded near that place at 11:20 yesterday morning.
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Thirteen men who were riding on the car were killed outright, and twenty-two others were more or less severely injured. Ten of the killed were Italian laborers, and nearly all of the wounded were of the same nationality.
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The names of only three of the killed are known. They are: McCarthy, Joux, of North Tarrytown, a timekeeper of the laborers, shocked to death and mangled. Morrierty, Frank, of Peekakill, employed as a powder monkey, shocked lo death. Smith, John, a brakeman of Sing Sing, killed by shock and blown into the water. The names of the Italians were known only to McCarthy, the dead time keeper. 

 

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The sun., May 20, 1891