11 March 1924: Rose Jackson writing to her mother was describing unfortunate incidents in Cyprus.
“We have had lots of excitement lately but not a good kind. A man was killed in a shaft a week ago Saturday. Then last Thursday night there was a fire in the main ore body. I will ask you to hear about it from mama’s letter. I am so sick of it all that I don’t want to write it again. The talks for five days and the worry has been all mine fire and how to reopen the sealed parts. It is nearly opened now but it will be a long time before those parts will be ready to be mined again.”
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