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Fourteen Were Killed

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Philadelphia, Deo. 19.- The Germán ship Athena trom New York for Bromen was lost at sea on Simday, Dec. 15, togethcr with the captain and thirtecn men, who were part of a crew of twentymen; the flrst mate, second mate and four seanien being picked up by the British steamer Tafna which has j ust arrived at this port. The awful accident was due to au explosión of the ship's cargo of naphtha and nitro-glycerine. ïho explosión occurred while the Atheua was lying in a helpless condition at soa off Cape May, N. .T. Following is a list of thoso lost: Captain M. Haak, George Kenke, cook; Fritz Nehring, Hans Koenig, John Spencer, John Andersjn, Johann Voght, H. Wahlen, Sallmeske Holtz, seaman; Hans Asmussan, Wilhelm Heinz, Bernard Pfohsteir, apprenticos, and two cabin boys, names unknown. Thoso saved are: Alex franzolius, first mate; John Kreese, second mate; William Moulder, carpenter; John Rudgit, Martin Pillis, George Sohroeder, seamen.


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