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This Week In History: Notice to Mining Men

Compiled by the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance
This Week in History

This week in history as reported by the Summit County Journal 100 years ago — Sept. 14, 1918

There will be a meeting of all personnel interested in mining, either as employees or employers of Breckenridge, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1918.

The object is to discuss ways and means of maintaining the mines in operation during the continuance of the war.

The present draft law is apt to draw many of the most essential men from the industry unless something is done promptly.

Everyone in Summit county is interested and should attend meeting at District Court room at 7:30 p.m.

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