Wallace, ID mine accident, Feb 1898
Miner Killed at Wallace.
Spokane, Wash., Feb. 8. - A Wallace, Idaho, special to the Spokesman - Review says: Thomas Louks, a miner at the Morning mine, was killed in a peculiar way this morning. He was standing by the ore chute when a rock came down, striking him in the stomach and knocking him against the wall with such violence as to break his back. He was brought to the hospital here but died two hours later. He leaves a wife and two children.
The Butte Weekly Miner, Butte, MT 10 Feb 1898