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Anaconda, MT Leonard Mine Accident, Nov 1904

WAS INJURED IN A MINE

DEATH BLAMES THE COMPANY FOR THE ACCIDENT

DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH LIGHTS

Suffered from a broken leg and sues the Boston & Montana company for five thousand dollars' damages--Vaughn not good supporter.

Herman Bentilla thinks that $5,000 will about compensate him for a broken leg, and yesterday he began suit in the district court against the Boston & Montana Mining company for damages to that he was engaged as a miner in the Leonard mine, and put to work on the second floor of the 900 level. He says the place was an especially dangerous one, and he was not informed of that fact. The company is blamed of that fact. The company is blamed for not having furnished sufficient light on the floor and while Bentilla was at work a rock fell and struck him on the right leg, breaking it. He says his injuries are permanent, and he demands judgment for $5,000. Mackel & Meyer are attorneys for the plaintiff.

Anaconda Standard, Anaconda, MT 23 Nov 1904



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