Stonington, IL Mine Accident, Jan 1908

Stonington, Ill., Jan 25. - - Gas in the Stonington coal mine this morning burned four men who were on their way to their work rooms at about 8 o'clock. The men are August Henry, Arthur Morlet, Joules Souffrant and Charles Benard. All of the men were burned about the head and shoulders and, Henry and Morlet being more seriously injured than the other two. None of the burns are expected to be fatal.

Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, IL, 25 Jan 1908