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October 27, 1948
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On October 27, 1948, Henry C. Howard and Homer S. Cottrell were killed in an underground fall of roof accident at 12:10 p.m.  C. A Johnson and Ernest W. Workman were injured.

Ernest W. Workman died on Oct. 28, 1948 at 8:35 p.m., and C. A. Johnson died on Nov. 5, 1948.

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