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SIX DEATHS, 40 INJURED.

SENSATIONAL INCIDENTS

A PLUCKY TELEPHONE BOY. -.','

(Received March 1 10, 11.50 a.m.) , . ' : NEW_ .YORK, March 9. At the St. Louis fire six men are known to be'dead and dozens have not been accounted for. Forty are injured.

When the -firemen arrived the flames were shooting out of the, windows. Some of the men Jumped to the pavements and others lowered themselves with bedclothes. The fire fighters were imperilled frequently by falling

walls

A youthful telephone operator remained a. his post alarming the guests through the bell calls. , Many acknowledged that he saved their lives, and that they would otherwise have slept.

The boilers in the basement exploded, deluging the ruins in steam.

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SIX DEATHS, 40 INJURED., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914

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SIX DEATHS, 40 INJURED. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914

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