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Killed By Foul Air

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Brfxkenbidge, Coló., May 27. -A terrible accident occurred yesterday at the Little Corporal miue, near this place, by which three men- William Barklie, John Dierks, and B. Benson- lost their lives. It appear.s that a drift has been driven from the main shaft, and a raise was made from the drift to interneet an oíd incline above. This incline has been known to hare bad air for sometime. It is supposed that wheu the break was made through, the men were at once overeóme witb tho rush of foul air and killed. Dierks and Elmer Miller were fonnd by Benson in the top of the raise, both insensible, and he carried Miller and returned for Dierks, only to pay the forfeit of nis own life for his singular bravery.