BANKER KILLED IN FALLING IN A COAL SHAFT
Funeral services were held Wednesday at Leith for Clair Cornell, cashier of the Farmers State bank of Leith, who was killed about noon Tuesday when he fell 40 feet into a coal mine shaft near Leith. His brother, who had been looking over the property with him, saw his brother's body at the bottom of the shaft. Mr. Cornell was one of the best known business men in the southwest Slope country. Funeral services were held in the Knights of Pythias hall at Leith and the body was taken to Mapleton, Minn. for burial.
Bismarck Tribune, 10/8/1920