Basin, MT Suffocation In Burning Mine, Apr 1896

DISASTER IN A MONTANA MINE.

SUFFOCATED IN A BURNING MINE.

Butte, Mont., April 9. -- A dispatch from Basin at 1:30 a.m. says fire is raging in the Hope Mine main shaft and that several lives have been lost.
Shift Boss JOHN BUCKLEY and his brother PAT BUCKLEY.
MARTIN SULLIVAN.
HUGH McKOEWN.
BARNEY WALL.
WILL BELDEN.
ED McARTHUR are all probably suffocated as there is no other escape from the mine except by the main shaft, which is burning. The buildings are a total loss.

Stevens Point Daily Journal Wisconsin 1896-04-09