Prescott, AZ Mine Cave In, Jul 1898

Mine Workers Killed.

Prescott, Ariz., July 23. – A cave-in occurred at the United Verde copper mine this morning, causing the destruction of the assay office and part of the foundry on the surface. W. J. JOHNSON, civil engineer, a nephew of W. A. Clark, owner of the mine; C. E. BEVERIDGE, the assayer, and a laborer named LARSEN were killed.

A mining expert from New York, whose name is not known, was seriously, and probably fatally injured. No other particulars have been received here.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 24 Jul 1898