Hundreds of miners survive disaster because they observed St. Nicholas Day

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Hundreds of miners survive disaster because they observed St. Nicholas Day - That today's disaster does not equal or even...
That today's disaster does not equal or even surpass in loss qf life and attendant attendant horrors the one In West Virginia Virginia is due to the devotion to church duties of a considerable number of the miners. In observance of the church festival many of the four hundred hundred or more regularly employed at the mine did not go to work this morning. Those who escaped through this reason are members of the Greek Catholic church and they suspended work to celebrate St. Nicholas Day. As was the case at Monongah, the

Clipped from News and Observer21 Dec 1907, SatPage 2

News and Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina)21 Dec 1907, SatPage 2
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