Arthur Smallcomb Obit 1908; Lookout Mine Disaster

Arthur Smallcomb Obit 1908; Lookout Mine Disaster - Ai - iliur Smallcoiiib. Arthur Smallcomb, one...
Ai - iliur Smallcoiiib. Arthur Smallcomb, one of the youngest of the victims, was born in this vicinity and hud lived here all his life. He was 28 years of age, and was a son of William Smallcomb, who resides on the upper end of Exeter street. West Pittston. 1 Young Smallcomb Smallcomb lived witli his 'wife and one son in one side of a double house at 205 Fifth street. West Pittston, near the Candy Factory. He was employed employed at the Mt. Lookout colliery as a timberman. He was a young man of good standing, of good - hearted, sunnv disposition, well liked by nil his acquaintances. His widow was formerly Miss Annie Major, of Pittston, Pittston, and she. with one son. aged eight vears, survive. The only organization organization with which Mr. Smallcomb was affiliated was the Mt. Lookout Keg Fund. His father, William Smallcomb, and two uncles were among the few survivors of the big disaster which befell workmen in old West Pittston shaft in 1875, when the breaker burned to the ground and imprisoned the men inside. The funeral will take place from the family family home tomorrow afternoon at 2:.'0 o'clock, with interment in West PUts - ton cemetery. Services in charge ot Rev. R. A. Itinker, of the Pittston Presbvterian church. The remain - were taken to the home last night shortlv after S o'clock and prepaied for burial by Undertaker C. E. Howell. Howell. a

Clipped from Pittston Gazette13 May 1908, WedPage 5

Pittston Gazette (Pittston, Pennsylvania)13 May 1908, WedPage 5
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