Shamokin News-Dispatch - 3-27-1931 pg1

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Shamokin News-Dispatch - 3-27-1931 pg1 - BOY, 13, IS KILLED BY A FALL OF ROCK IN MINE...
BOY, 13, IS KILLED BY A FALL OF ROCK IN MINE HOLE Pottsville Lad Meets Tragic Death While Digging for Coal Rescuers Work Five Hours to Extricate Body Christ Minclioff, aged 13 years, of Pottsville, was almost instantly killed early last evening when he was caught by a fall of top rock' ,-vhile t'igginf'for coal in a test Ale of the Lehigh Valley Coal Company, just north of Third Avenue, Pottsville. . His body was recovered after'" rescue workers comprised of miners had worked for over five hours to reach him. Death was due to a fractured skull and suffocation. Efforts were made to resuscitate him but after twenty minutes the attempt was abandoned. The boy's father, Frank Minchoff and two brothers Carl, 12, and Francis, 15, were working in the operation when the fall occurred. Turn to Page Fourteen, CoL One

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  1. Shamokin News-Dispatch,
  2. 27 Mar 1931, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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