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Fires, Accidents, Train Wrecks
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The Steam Grist Mill, Carding Machine, Distillery, &c. owned by Hugh M’Elroy & Co. at Thornville, Perry County, Ohio were destroyed by fire on the morning of the 7th inst. The loss is estimated at 8 or 10,000 dollars. A Mr. Joshua Taylor was asleep in the third story of the building and after being considerably burned, made his escape by jumping out of a window. The Perry Record says there are some doubts of his recovery.
[Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, August 20 1828]



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