Twelfth Anthracite District

Luzerne County Wilkes-Barre, Pa., February 15, 1919

Hon. Seward E. Button, Chief of Department of Mines: Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith my report as Inspector of Mines for the Twelfth Anthracite District for the year ending December 31, 1918

Respectfully submitted, D. T. Davis, Inspector

Jan. 18 John Pitz Polish Miner's Laborer 39 M 1 4 Nottingham No. 15 Luzerne Instantly killed by fall of coal on gangway.

Feb. 06 Charles Harris American Driver 19 S 0 0 Lance No. 11 Luzerne Fatally injured when he fell under loaded cars on gangway.

Feb. 21 Walter Pomikter Polish Miner's Laborer 32 S 0 0 Nottingham No. 15 Luzerne Instantly killed by fall of roof in chamber.

Feb. 26 Michael Topwercher Slavonian Treacklayer 37 M 1 4 Plymouth No. 5 Luzerne Skull fractured by falling under empty trip of cars on plane. Died March 9.

Apr. 20 JosephStraub Polish Runner 19 S 0 0 Woodward Luzerne Instantly killed by being run over by electric motor on gangway.

Apr. 25 Edward Michael American Miner's Laborer 41 M 1 2 Nottingham No. 15 Luzerne Fatally injured by fall of rock at face of chamber

Apr. 25 Costic Henreak Polish Miner 40 M 1 0 Nottingham No. 15 Luzerne Fatally injured by fall of rock at face of chamber.

May. 04 Anthony Racofski Lithuanian Miner's Laborer 46 M 1 0 Woodward Luzerne Fatally injured by fall of coal from pillar.

May. 07 William Keronzie Polish Miner 39 M 1 2 Woodward Luzerne Instantly killed by fall of coal at face of chamber.

Jun. 25 Andrew Shalaie Austrian Miner 43 M 1 4 Plymouth No. 5 Luzerne Instantly killed by fall of coal at face of chamber.

Jun. 25 Elmer Simms American Miner's Laborer 21 S 0 0 Plymouth No. 5 Luzerne Instantly killed by fall of coal at face of chamber.

Jul. 13 James Riley American Miner 64 M 1 0 Plymouth No. 5 Luzerne Instantly killed by fall of slate in chamber.

Jul. 22 John Evans Welsh Miner's Laborer 38 M 1 2 Kingston No. 2 Luzerne Instantly killed by fall of rock in face of airway.

Aug. 10 Stephen Domalavage Polish Miner's Laborer 22 S 0 0 Plymouth No. 5 Luzerne Fatally injured by fall of slate at face of chamber.

Aug. 24 Lewis Regalis Lithuanian Doorboy 17 S 0 0 Woodward Luzerne Instantly killed by being struck by loaded car while playing on gangway.

Sep. 18 John Busanavagbe Lithuanian Miner 45 M 1 4 Woodward Luzerne Instantly killed by fall of coal at face of gangway.

Oct. 02 John Murray American Slatepicker 16 S 0 0 Lance No. 11 Luzerne Fatally injured by being caught in breaker machinery. Outside.

Oct. 22 Ignatz Dretuizk Russian Miner 29 S 0 0 Plymouth No. 5 Luzerne Fatally injured by fall of slate while barring it down in cross-cut.

Nov. 15 Stanley Rabeck Polish Miner 34 M 1 3 Plymouth No. 5 Luzerne Fatally injured by fall of slate at face of chamber.

Nov. 16 William Henderson American Miner 71 M 1 0 Plymouth No. 5 Luzerne Fatally injured by fall of coal in cross-cut.

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