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Edwardsville, PA Poolroom Explosion, Feb 1935

EXPLOSIONS KILL THREE.

TEN OTHERS HURT BY BLASTS NEAR WILKES BARRE, PA.

Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Feb. 28. -- Two men and a baby girl were killed and ten persons were injured in two explosions, which badly damaged a poolroom and dwelling in Edwardsville late today.
Parents of the infant, born this morning, and eight other persons, were injured and neighboring structures were damaged by the blast and the fire, which followed. The cause of the blast was not learned.
The infant victim was the child of MR. and MRS. PETER SHEPAK. The SHEPAK'S who have two other children, occupied the second floor apartment above a poolroom and beauty parlor.

News Frederick Maryland 1935-03-01

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