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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 10, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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LINER HEW YORK HITS MINE-SAFE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 6, NO. 164 Chicago, Tuesday, April 10, 1917
398
WAR PLANT EXPLOSION
KILLS FIFTY WORKERS
iWomen Die in Blasts Which Cause Millions of Dollars'
Damage to Baldwin Locomotive Company's
i Munitions Plant.
1 PhiIadelphia,April 10. Estimates
of number killed in series of explo-
sions "which wrecked shrapnel fac-
R A tory of Baldwin locomotive works at
H ' Eddystone today ran as high as 50 at
I: 2 p. m. At same time it was believed
that not lees than 300 men had been
f injured, many seriously.
Eddystone police headquarters at
2 o'clock this afternoon estimated,
that at least 50 persons, many of
them girls, were killed and probably
200 injured. Nine buildings, with
machinery worth millions of dollars,
were completely shattered'by terrific
shocks which shook this city like an
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