Berlin, PA Saw Mill Boiler Explosion, Sept 1889

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Four Young Men Killed.

Berlin, Pa., Sept. 26-- The boiler in Fritz Bros.’ saw mill near here burst, killing JOHN FRITZ, EDWARD FRITZ, OLIVER ROSS, and DAVID BAKER, all young men of this vicinity. Two men named Brant were badly hurt, but may recover.

Mitchell Daily Republican, Mitchell, SD 28 Sept 1889

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Fatal Boiler Explosion
By Associated Press.

Berlin, Penn., Sept.25.--Yesterday the boiler at the sawmill of Pritz Brothers exploded. John Pritz, Edward Pritz, Oliver Ross and David Ross, all well-known young men of this vicinity, were instantly killed. Two brothers named Brant were badly injured, but may recover. The mill was a complete loss, being entirely wrecked..

Reno Evening Gazette, Reno NV 25 Sept 1889

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The boiler at the saw mill of Pritz Bros., Berlin, Pa., exploded recently. John Pritz, Edward Pritz, Oliver Ross, David Ross and David Baker were instantly killed. Two brothers named Brant were badly injured.

Edwardsville Intellingencer, Edwardsville, IL 2 Oct 1889

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Berlin, PA Saw Mill Boiler Explosion, Sept 1889

Hello,

I am interested in exchanging information with those researching any of the people named in this article. I am a ROSS descendant.

Best wishes,
Jean Masco