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(Per Press Association.—Copyright.j SYDNEY, September 23. A dynamite bomb was exploded near the changing room at the Lucknow mine, but fortunately no one was injured. The manager of the mine has wired that after a secret meeting of miners a bomb was thrown at a building where fifty men lodged, and that a larger bomb" was thrown, but its fuse went out in a puddle of water. The explosion has caused great consternation, and tho strikers are aghast, believing they will be accused of the dastardly act. They emphatically deny any connection with the deed. SYDNEY, September 24. The Lucknow strikers disavow all knowledge of the explosion, and say it must have been caused accidentally or othersomeone inside thimine fence. The bomb spent its force in a stack of timber. This saved the room in which the men were from being shattered, but the explosion made a large hole in the ground, shook the buildings severely, and smashed some window fram'es. The management, point out that it is not possible that the explosion was the result of accident, as the fuse was different to that in use in the mine.

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A DYNAMITE BOMB., Issue 10428, 24 September 1897

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A DYNAMITE BOMB. Issue 10428, 24 September 1897

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