Monongah mining disaster headlines

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Monongah mining disaster headlines - ESTABLI IED 1884 CARLOADS OF COFFINS NOW IN...
ESTABLI IED 1884 CARLOADS OF COFFINS NOW IN STRICKEN MINING TOWN I 4-i,rf if... f..-4p44 I ' I--.. -. : 'iifePf?W ' HUL'GH BOXES READY TO RECEIVE ' Talrmortt, W. Va.. Dfcembor 7. Four rarloads of coffins, about 4n In num"r, have been received at Monongrah. from Pittsburg-. Zanesville. O., Wheeling-, Clarksburg, W. Va., and ilarttnsburg-, Va. I'nderlakers R. C. Jones, EH Musgrave and R. L. Cunningham, of Fairmont, are caring- for the dead bodies. They are working in overalls and jumpers. Each dead body is being clothed In a new suit of black clothes, rushed from Pittsburg and s'urounding cities. Four hundred suits were ordered. The Fairmont Coal Co. placed an order with the National Casket Co., of Pittsburg-, for' 75 coffins and rough boxes immediately after the explosion in the Monongah mine yesterday. The order was delivered in two shipments one of 25 boxes leaving at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon and the other, of 00 boxes, at 9 o'clock. Later a supplementary order for 'J'2 more caskets was received. BODIES OF MIXERS WHO WERE KILLED IN THE MOXOXGAH DISASTER. BY B. N. SPARKS, Staff Correspondent. PITTSBURG, PA., (HIP SATURDAY EVENING, ME TOM About 40 130 Bodies Found in the lines and Brought to Surface, Where Most Agonizing Scenes Are Enacted By BEVERLEY N. SPARKS, Stan Correspondent. Fairmont, W. Va., December 7. About 130 corpses had been found in the wrecked Monongah mines here at 1 o'clock this afternoon. This is of the harvest which Death has in the two ill- DECEMBER 7, 1907 TWELVE PAGES C3 1 u rim nn 5 DISASTER DEATH LIST IS INCOMPLETE AS YET BY. B. N. SPARKS, Staff Correspondent. Fairmont, W. Va., December 7. The death list of the Monongah mine disaster is necessarily incomplete as yet. Latest advices giW the following : . , - THE KNOWN INJURED. JOSEPH NEWTON, negro; worked in No. 8, fan house; head injured. PAT McDONALD, boy, . blown off bridg e by explosion. PARTIAL LIST OF THOSE ENTOMBED. HARRY TRADER, FRED ROGERS, WILLIAM STEAKET. JOHN HALM. JOHN HINERMAN, FRANK MOONEY, ALFRED MILLER, JOHN MILLER, ONE CEN "2 SAMUEL THOMPSON. SCOTT MARTIN, CURENCE MORRIS. CHARLES HONAKER LESLIE SPRAGG, HARRISON MARTIN, JOHN RINGER. HOMER PYLES, K

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  1. The Pittsburgh Press,
  2. 07 Dec 1907, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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