November 30, 1881


Jackson Citizen Patriot in Michigan
Bad Blow-Up


JACKSONVILLE, Tex., Nov. 30 -- A boiler
explosion at the mills of Douglas & Son, at Mud
Creek, yesterday, killed four men, including the
engineer, Oliver Wilson

Dec. 1, 1881
Cincinnati Commercial Tribune
Ohio


JACKSONVILLE, TEX., Nov. 30 -- A boiler
explosion at the mills of Douglas & Sons, at Mud
Creek, yesterday, killed three white men,
Engineer Oliver Wilson and two laborers named
Burkell and Billips, and fatally injured a colored
man. The mill was blown to atoms..
 

Information submitted by Bunny Freeman
 

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