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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, August 10, 1922

Pacific Coast Coal Co. Logo 1922Events to be held Sept. 4

First aid
One practice full-team problem.
Two one-man events.
Three two-man events.
Three fun-team events.

Mine Resue
One mine rescue event.

The outstanding features of the big mine rescue and first aid meet to be held at Burnett on Sept. 4 by Western Washington coal operators in co-operation with the Federal Bureau of Mines and the State Mining Department, were agreed upon by the Committee on Arrangements at a meeting held at Burnett on Thursday night, August 2. (more…)

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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, August 10, 1922

Dave Botting was named manager of mines of the Pacific Coast Coal Company in 1922.

Dave Botting

D.C. Botting, for many years connected with the coal mining industry in this state, returns on September 1 to become Manager of Mines of this company. He has for three years past been General Manager of the Vandalia Coal Company and its associated mining interests, one of the large coal operations of the country, having some eighteen mines in Indiana and two in West Virginia.

Mr. Botting, known, by the way, to everyone as “Dave,” was born in the coal fields of California fifty-one years ago, and when a boy worked in the mines at Nortonville in that state.

The owners of that property also operated the present Black Diamond mines here, and when about nineteen years of age Mr. Botting came to this state. (more…)

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