EIGHTH ANTHRACITE DISTRICT

LUZERNE COUNTY Pittston, Pa., February 8, 1919

Hon. Seward E. Button, Chief of Department of Mines: Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith my report as Inspector of Mines of the Eight Anthracite District for the year ending December 31, 1919.

Respectfully submitted ROBERT JOHNSON, Inspector

Jan. 05 Steve Javatch Polish Miner's laborer 48 M 1 6 Barnum Luzerne Killed by fall of roof at face when a large area of the mine caved in.

Jan. 05 Frank Cicoski Polish Miner's laborer 24 S 0 0 Barnum Luzerne Killed by fall of roof at face when a large area of the mine caved in.

Jan. 28 Mike Mathomas Russian Miner 35 M 1 2 Number 14 Luzerne Fatally injured by fall of roof at face of chamber.

Jan. 29 Frank Sorrintinus Italian Slatepicker 14 S 0 0 Ewen Luzerne Fatally injured by being caught between belt and wheel. Outside.

Feb. 13 Frank Burkiski Polish Miner 45 M 1 5 Number 9 Luzerne Fatally injured by fall of roof at face of chamber.

Feb. 21 Andrew Hodon Polish Laborer 50 M 1 0 Number 14 Luzerne Fatally injured by being struck by locomotive. Outside.

Feb. 22 Anthony Kaslowitch Polish Miner 53 M 1 4 Number 14 Luzerne Killed by fall of roof at face of chamber.

Apr. 06 Peter Wosolowski Polish Miner's laborer 35 S 0 0 Number 6 Luzerne Instantly killed by explosion of blast at face of chamber.

Apr. 22 Joseph Callott Italian Footman 19 S 0 0 Butler Luzerne Fatally injured by cars on the bank. Outside.

May. 16 Pasqualla Servatore Italian Trackman 26 S 0 0 Laflin Luzerne Instantly killed by cars on slope.

May. 16 Semmori Urban Lithuanian Miner 43 M 1 4 Ewen Luzerne Fatally burned by explosion of gas in chamber.

Jul. 01 Joseph Mach Italian Laborer 51 M 1 6 Ewen Luzerne Fatally injured when a piece of timber fell on him. Outside.

Jul. 19 James Arnone Italian Miner 30 M 1 2 Number 6 Luzerne Instantly killed by fall of roof at face of chamber.

Jul. 22 Mike Doehon Russian Miner's laborer 44 M 1 2 Number 9 Luzerne Instantly killed by fall of roof at face of chamber.

Aug. 01 Fritz Sutler Swiss Motorman 21 S 0 0 Butler Luzerne Instantly killed by electric motor on road.

Aug. 01 Martin Tigue American Trackman 41 M 1 2 Number 6 Luzerne Killed by cars on main road.

Aug. 09 Joseph Corcoran American Driver 17 S 0 0 Ewen Luzerne Fatally injured by cars on main road.

Aug. 30 Anthony Haranchick Polish Miner 32 M 1 6 Butler Luzerne Fatally injured by fall of roof at pillar work.

Sep. 03 Peter Zazcadokopski Lithuanian Miner 29 M 1 2 Barnum Luzerne Instantly killed by fall of roof in heading.

Sep. 04 Albert August Lithuanian Rope Rider 17 S 0 0 Number 9 Luzerne Killed by car at foot of shaft.

Sep. 20 George Anderson American Rockman 37 M 1 2 Number 14 Luzerne Fatally injured by striking head against side of shaft.

Sep. 24 Alfred Forletta Italian Miner 34 M 1 1 Butler Luzerne Fatally injured by cars in chamber.

Oct. 10 Fred Burket American Miner 40 M 1 2 Butler Luzerne Fatally injured by fall of roof in chamber.

Nov. 06 Ed Tompkins American Electrician 34 M 1 5 Number 9 Luzerne Fatally injured by explosion of blast on gangway.

Nov. 23 Locust Copnick Polish Miner's laborer 53 M 1 0 Butler Luzerne Instantly killed by fall of roof at face of chamber.

Dec. 06 George Kaspriski Polish Miner 49 M 1 6 Butler Luzerne Instantly killed by fall of roof in heading.

Dec. 10 Joseph Sincavage Lithuanian Miner's laborer 26 S 0 0 Number 6 Luzerne Fatally injured by fall of coal from rib. Died about a month later.

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