Court of Apppeals

Court of Apppeals

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...sun. 2 Q-Now, from what you have said with reference to burning dynamite, do you think that there is any danger of an explosion of dynamite, if a quantity of it was in a burning building? A. That would be a little different; it would depend on the amount of dynamite and of the space in which it was burned. Q. Would there be danger of its exploding if it was confined in a burning building? A. It would depend on the amount of dynamite and the space in which it was confined. A small amount, one-half pound burning in a room like this, no. It would bivn as if in the open air. Q. I am supposing that the building is afire and the dynamite confined in this building, and also burns; is there dangor of an explosion? A. No; not under those circumstances. If this building should burn now and a stick of dynamite was in the middle of the room, it would burn quietly and would not explode. Q. So that you would say it was a safe way to store dynamite in a building in which people lived? A. No; I would not say it was safe. Q. And the reason why it is not safe because?j there is danger of an explosion; that is the only reason it is not safe? A. I don't quite get your question. Q. You say you would not consider it safe to store it in a building where people lived; and the reason it is not safe is because there might be an explosion? A. Yes; of course. Q. If you have a quantity of exploders or detonators in the close vicinity of a quantity of dyna-mite, I will ask you whether or not that dynamite to is not more likely to explode by some external action than as though the exploders were not right there? A. Not the dynamite itself. Q. But anything that would send off the exploders is also liable to send off the dynamite, due to the explosion of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236767101
  • 9781236767103