Upper Sandusky, OH Nitro Explosion, Sep 1904

FIVE KILLED IN AN EXPLOSION.

Findlay, O., Sept. 5. -- Five are dead and an equal number seriously injured as the result of a premature explosion of a quantity of nitroglycerine near Upper Sandusky Sunday.
The dead:
MALEN LOCKABAUGH, Findlay.
LAFE McKAY, Findlay.
JOSEPH FOX, Lima.
CORNIE WISE, aged 11, Upper Sandusky.
EMMUEL URCAN, Cincinnati.
The injured:
ERNEST WISE, leg badly mangled and internally injured, will probably die.
LOUIS LOCKABAUGH, aged 15, ear blown off and leg broken, not expected to recover.
ALICE WISE, badly injured about the head, condition critical.
MARY GULLIFORD, bruised about the body.
CLAIRE LOCKABAUGH, face and limbs badly cut.
The accident occurred while McKAY, an oil well shooter, was engaged in lowering the notroglycerine. At the time his assistants, the LOCKABAUGHS and FOX, together with the others, were grouped about the well. The cause of the explosion is unknown.

Bourbon News Paris Kentucky 1904-09-06