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Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, July 2, 1895

The seven miners who were injured in the recent explosion at Franklin are getting along nicely and Charles Anderson and Park B. Robinson, the two victims of the explosion, have been buried.

Coroner Askam and James A. Green have returned home after having presided at an inquest held to ascertain the cause of the explosion and inquire into the circumstances surrounding the disaster.

The jury, after hearing all the testimony in the case, returned a verdict finding that the men had entered the workings after a blast had been set off, with open lamps instead of safety ones, and that the explosion was the result.

The jury placed the blame on the victims and exonerated the mine company. (more…)

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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, July 2, 1925

Two recent events are worth calling to the attention of every man in the service. One is the speech of M.B. Morrow, a coal operator of Canmore, Alberta, Canada. The other is the work of the men in the construction of the recreation park at Burnett. (more…)

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