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29783.
Inclusion of many of existing Special Rules in General

Rules advocated, 33589.
Indicators, Rule 30 as to, 28771.
Inspection of mines by men. General Rule 38 as to,

19621 {par. 2), 19671, 21031, 21164, 24940, 25289,

25293.
JMachinerv and gearing( winding) examination. General

Rule 5 as to, 19737.
Manholes, General Rule 14, 15, 16 as to, 19725, 29783.
Safety catches, rule as to, advocated, 28247.
Signalling, General Rule 25 as to, 28182.
Timbering, General Rules as to, 19707, 19841, 20060,

21086, 22620, 24918, 24928, 25377 {par. 1), 26388,

30065, 32420.
Unskilled men, emplovment of. Rule as to, 20889,

20893, 24946. 25299,^25301, 25305.

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QenwM Explotioii':

Coroner's inquest, prosecution of manager subse*

quently to, 19787.
Inspection before, inadequacy of, 20097.

Qarmany :

Brakes, use of, 28828.
Engine* winders :

Number of men wound by, 28367.
Two present in engine-room during winding,
28153.
Inspectors, working-class, salaries of, 35386.
Lamps, relighting, apparatus for, 30633.
Shafts, speed of winding, 29774.
Tours of mining students in, and instruction as to
Geiman timbering systems, 26843.

CMamorgamhirt County Council Systom of Mining instruc-
tion, 26658 {far, 1 et seq.).
Authority to visit mines Cannot be given by County

Councils, 26920.
Certificates, 28658 (par. 1), 26842.
Continuation schools and evening classes, mining
courses in, 26668 (para, 1, 2 and 3), 30887.
Age of boys attending, 26904.
Attendances, 26658 (par. 6).
Method of teaching, 26908.

Practical demonstrations in mine, 26898,
26902, 27036.
Number of classes, 26899.
Grant from Government, 27038.
Lectures, 26668 (par. 4), 26821, 27037.
Owners and managers, attitude towards, 26769, 26824,

26840, 26892, 26958.
Primary schools, instruction in, 26658 (par. 1 et sea.),
26884, 26892.
Practical instruction at mine, extent of, 26885,

26892, 27033.
Syllabus, 5th and 6th standards, mining subjects
in, 27037.
Scholarships, 26658 (par. 5).
Teachers, preference in promotion to those capable

of giving instruction in mining, 27037.
Tours for mining students, 26658 (par. 5), 26843.

Glamor gantliiro : Witnesses giving evidence as to —
Mr. Jenkins and Mr. W. E. Morcan. (For separate
indices to their evidence, see Inder II.)

Qlamorganshiro Federation lodges, lectures and notices at
pitheads as to prevention of accidents, 26658 (jMr. 4),
26823.



Qob Fires, see title Spontaneous Combustion.

Haulage Accidents and Haulage Roads, 20067, 20771
(par. 7), 20953, 20958, 22489, 24063, 25209, 25341,
25356, 27092, 27135, 27181, 27711, 30944, 31018,
31252, 31261, 32096, 34261, 34711, 34787, 35100,
36135, 35145, 36451, 35534, 36026.
Act of Parliament: Coal Mines Regulation Act
(General Rules as to haulage), 19725, 19737, 28167,
28171, 28176, 28186, 28360, 28436, 28461, 28641,
28771, 29783.
Distance from haulage roads to working face, 36032.
Electric haulage, reduction in number of accidents

from broken shackles since introduction of, 20067.
Endless-rope haulage, 20958, 21686, 23835, 23919,

31269, 36461, 36534, 36026, 36647, 36706.
Gradient of haulage roads, 20216a (par. 12), 20334,

20960, 26344, 29792, 30264.
Health of men affected by dust on haulace roads.

32101. *

Lights on bogies, discontinuance of, 36036.
Methods of haulace described, 26319.
Number of accidents, 20160, 20953, 21264, 21686,
25318, 26341, 31243, 31462, 34111, 36100, 35136,
36145.
Prevention of accidents, suggestions as to, 20216a
(par. 12), 20324. 20334, 20771 (par. 7), 20861,
21687, 21856, 22142, 22490, 23602, 23820,
24070, 25819 (par. 1 et seq.), 36289 :
Age of hauliers. 20343, 27619, 27622.
Airways, return, use of, as travelling roads advo-
cated, see titie Airways.
Certificate for hauliers, views as to, 27688. 27616.

31762.
Compulsion as to prevention advocated, 19962,
20066, 20955, 22494, 22577, 22966, 22970,
22143, 22494, 23332, 23842, 26352, 32423.
Coupling, double, 36289.
Duties of haulage engineman should be confined

to haulaee. 20216a (par. 13), 20349.
Guards or handles on wagons, 27092, 27136.



Haulage Accidents and Hauli^e Roads— coia.

IVevention of accidents, suggestions as to— con^.

Height of roads, 20771 (par. 7), 27092, 27136,.

27181.
Inspection of drawbars of trams advocated, 20141.
Manholes, provision, 19726, 20862, 20864, 23603,
25210, 29780, 35731, 36028:
Compulsory use of manholes, suggestions as
to, 27611 (par. 4), 27635, 27650, 27654,
27626, 27667, 27691, 27705, 27709.
Number of, increase advocated, 26210, 29780,.
29888, 29938, 31249, 31291, 31458^
31569.
Present statutory distances apart, 31267.
Position of, 32092.
Rubbish, freedom from, 19726, 21098, 31662,

31976.
Whitewashing, 20216a (par. 12), 20330,
20866, 23605, 31293, 31468.
Overman, duties of, as regards repair of roads,.

27385.
Painting bogies with illuminating paint, sugges-
tion, 36037.
Position of driver or haulier, 20151, 36693.
Prohibition of travelling when machinery is iik
motion, or suspension of winding while men are-
travelling, 26171, 26217, 26668 (par. 9), 26691,
26861, 30413 (par. 8), 30469, 30496, 30784^
30799, 31276, 36100, 37220, 37331.
Riding on wagons, 27658, 30915, 30966, 31311,.

31347, 36688.
Rubbish, freedom of roads from, 19621 (par. 9),
19712. 19721, 20327, 21091, 21098, 23821,
23908, 23917, 23991, 24069, 25214, 26569,
26537, 30796, 30800, 30802, 31468, 31562,.
31976, 36137.
Runaways, prevention, sePjiUt Wagons,''*M5-

heaUng Runaways.
Separate travelling roads, or provision of a gang-
way, suggestions as to, 19621 (par. 9)»
19711, 19715, 19959, 19962, 20066, 20216a
(par. 12). 20324, 20579, 20862, 20948,.
23603, 25009, 25177, 25209, 26362 (par. 2),
26419, 26422, 26492, 26494, 26691, 29776,.
29974, 30226, 30943, 31276, 31456, 31665,
31742, 32092, 32102, 32422, 34116, 34126.
34435, 34708, 34711, 34764, 34768, 3478U
34787, 35156, 35451, 35528, 35731, 36028,.
37340.
Use of return airways as travelling roads,
see tide Airways.
Watering, improved system advocated in mines

where horse haulage is used, 33064.
Width of roads, suggestions as to, 19621 (par 9),.
19711, 20149, 20216a (par 12), 20771 (par. 7),
20862, 21089, 23603, 23820, 23908, 23921,
23991, 24062, 26174, 25211, 26323, 26493,
27711,29779, 29974, 30272, 30413 (par. 8),.
30456, 30612, 30796, 30914, 31260, 31307,
31343,31467, 31466, 31666, 32103, 34126,
34769, 34916. 35100, 36137, 36145, 36160,
35154, 35533, 37220, 37335.
Qualifications of x^rsons manipulating appliances,.

views as to, 32427.
Report to inspector not always made, 24061.
Responsibility for, 20216a (par. 13), 20349, 21100.
Safety lamps, use of, in relation to, 30944, 31018, 31805.
Shackles, examination of, importance of, 20067.
Signals, 31343, 34708, 35101.
South Wales, system in, 20143, 20146, 31976.
Specially constructed bogies to take in prop wood

advocated, 20771 (par. 7).
Wheel braes, accidents caused by, 20771 (par. 7),.

20953.
Spragging by driver in coming down hill, 20162.
(See also title Wagons.)

Haulieri :

Accidents, see title Haulage Accidents.

Colliers acting as substitutes for absent hau liers,.

26658 (par 10), 26706.
Duties performed by, 26974.

Firemen, assistance to, in inspection, 26825, 26969.^
"Tipping" of hauliers by colliers, objections to,.

26658 (par. 10), 26694, 26756, 26788, 26979.
Position of, 20161, 36593.
Wages, 26708.

Hemsworth Collieries, inspection on behalf of men, adverse-
report, 32023.

Home Secretary, attention given by, to mining industry,,
views as to, 20184.



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iHoun off Work and views as to desirability of reduction,
24643, 24548, 25421, 25437, 25524, 25560, 25682,
26596, 25603, 25636, 25672, 25769, 25772, 26253,
26293, 26781, 26995, 28466, 30351a, 30556, 34276,
34396, 36373, 36405, 36414, 36422, 36513, 36542,
36568.

Boys, hours for, 25594, 25666.

Enginemen (Winding),«ee<«tleEnginemen( Winding) .

Fir^nen or deputies, «ee tiUe Inspection of Mines
by Mines Officials, aub-heading Hours of Work.

Forest of Dean miners, objection to eight-hours' day,
36503.

Number of hewers in relation to hours of work, 36419,
36427.

Output, efifect on, 36418.

Rhondda Valley, 30656.

Time at which greater number of accidents occur,
36514.

Women employed at surface, hours for, 34828.



inhabited by miners, 23161, 23187, 24134, 36841,
37003:
Baths, washing, and change of clothes, extent of
faciUties for, in, 21556, 21983, 24134, 32930,
34025, 34538, 35539, 36582, 35902, 36844,
37001.
Model village in Yorkshire, 34032.
Distance from pit-head, 32950, 35910, 36369, 36845.
Double houses for men with large families, 23196,

23200.
Local authorities, medical officers, &c., attitude as to,

23186. 23197.
Sanitation, imperfect, 22641.

Single-roomed houses, 21979, 22030, 22153, 23157,
23192, 24143, 34028.
Date of, 21982.

Division into apartments, question as to, 22031.
Lodgers taken in, 22034.

fflttmmrbMk MliM'y. accident at, 25990.

Indian MiMs :

Ankylostomiasis in, 34042.
Managers, 33572, 33754, 33873.
Sanitiuy arrangements, 34040.
Underground communications, 33574.

Jmptction •! Mints by M«a :

Abolition of, in event of appointment of working

miners as additional Home Office inspectors, views

as to, 30161, 30429, 30701, 31213, 31411, 31666,

34207, 34354, 36596, 36695.

Accidents, inspection after, 32436, 32437, 32561,

35106, 35473, 35596, 36052, 36229.
Act of Parliament: Coal Mines Regulation Act,
1887, General Rule 38, 19621 {par. 2), 19671,
24940, 26289, 26293.
Bill proposed by Miners' Federation, rule to be
substituted for General Rule 38, 21031, 21164.
Agent of Miners' Union, inspection of mine by, in
event of dispute between owners and men as to
conditicm underground, 23393.
Amount of work involved, 19894, 20815, 21937,

22177.
Appearance of men who have made this inspec ion,

at Coroner's inquests, advocated, 36229.
Appointment of men to give whole of their time to
this work, views as to whether desirable,
29688, 30021, 36767, 36602.
Itinerant inspectors, suggestions as to, 21164,
21167, 21220, 21409.
Closing of parts of mine during, possibility of, 30890.
Co-workers, possible attitude towards men making
inspection, in event of unfavourable report, 20216a
{par, 6), 20267.
-Cost of:

Bcme by the men and by their Trade Unions,
19686, 19891, 20216a {par. 4), 20771 (par.
2), 20814, 21041, 21224, 21402, 22461,
26746, 26763, 29684, 30413 {par. 2),
30611, 31406, 31416, 31649, 32400, 34080,
34214, 36613, 36233, 36604.
Compulsion as to contribution advocated,
31406, 31649.
Government to defray, views as to, 21541, 29684,
29688, 29908, 30304, 31415, 34082, 36921.
Extent of inspection and views as to whether
extension is desirable, 20216a {par. 6), 20258,
20632, 33809, 33939, 36082.
Extent to wldch power is exercised in different dis-
tricts, and general attitude of men as to this inspec-
tion, 19621 {par. 2), 19680, 19686, 19884, 20014,
20216a {pare 4, 6 and 7), 20258, 20261, 20284,



IntptctioR of Mints by mn^eont.

Extent to which power is exercised — cont.

20612, 20616, 20632, 20771 {par. 2), 20802, 20909,
20915, 21224, 21399, 21633, 21772, 21909, 21934,
22105. 22177, 22457, 25137, 25724, 26744, 26798,
30413 (par. 2), 30428, 30676, 30889, 31412, 31563,
31847, 32007, 32396, 32487, 33007, 33009, 33294,
33648, 33802, 34077, 34086, 34220, 34366, 34868,
36400, 36511, 36760, 35974, 36524, 36589, 86596,
36696, 36700, 36735, 37022. j

Ironstone Mines, see tha^ tUk,
Lanarkshire Miners' Union, action as to, 22456.
Notice to management and consequent preparation^

31849, 32011, 32170.
Number of men required, 20280, 20617.
Number of mines under same firm, examination of»

31564.
Object of this inspection, 20590, 21412, 23383, 32641,

33738.
Official accompanving men on inspection, 22024, 24940^

25131, 25289, 25293, 32012, 35597.
Owners and managers, in relation to :

Attitude towards this inspection: possibility of

reprisals and its effect on readiness of

men to make inspection and on value of

reports, 19676, 19680, 19884, 19900, 19907,

20016, 20216a {par. 5), 20261, 20263,

20612, 20771 {par 2), 20803, 20910,

21019, 21031, 21036, 21164, 21220, 21306,

21313, 21398, 21412, 21633, 21767, 21910,

21936, 21939, 22180, 22291, 22525, 22533,

23271, 23389, 23398. 25296, 26751, 26763,

29686, 30578, 30699, 30608, 31032, 31215,

32167, 32392, 32488, 32644, 33008, 33561,

33740, 33990, 34077, 34084, 34348, 34381,

34386, 34869, 34940. 34969, 36063, 35085,

35273, 35514, 35596, 35751, 35974, 36071,

36107, 36347, 36469, 36627, 36558. 36697,

36698, 36736, 37023.

Character, note svstem in relation to, 32492.

' F Resentment of adverse report, or request to

men to make another inspection, instances

of, 21634, 21769, 30679, 30599, 30608,

32014, 32313. 34869, 34941, 35039, 36041,

36108.

Right reception of adverse report, instance

of, 36086.

' Trade Union aid to men unjustly kept out

of employment as result of adverse report,

32494.

Responsibility, 20216a {par 6), 20266, 20483, 33941.

Rights of owners, protection of, 19906, 21429,

21783, 22024, 24940, 26131, 26289. 26293,

31951, 32012, 32918, 36697.

Payment of men making inspection, 26749, 25763,

34381, 35047.
(See alao sub-heading Cost of.)
Preparation, special, made by officials. 30891.
Qualifications of men making this inspection :

Checkweighers.appointment of. views as to whether
desirable, 19903, 20040, 20196, 21032,
21424, 31032, 31213, 31397, 31666, 31677,
32036, 32497, 33747, 36755, 35978.
Prevention of cheokweighers from making
this inspection, instances of, 32014, 32036,
32159, 32313.
Deficiency of men at present employed, alleged,

20216a (par. 6), 20271.
Employment of men in same mine, abolition of
this limitation, views as to, 19675, 19899, 20803,
21415, 21767. 22006, 22007, 22011, 22019,
22523, 22529, 25757, 29907, 31416, 31949
32914, 36406, 36754, 35759. 36738.
Engineers, mining, disqualification, 20696, 20811,

21019, 21780.
Practical miners: inclusion of men who
" have been " practical miners, views
as to, 19621 (par. 2), 19671, 19902, 20106,
21420, 21633, 21637, 21766, 21777, 21917,
22006, 22103. 23267, 23382, 23454, 26290,
29680, 30020. 30184, 30202. 30251, 30301,
31401, 31667, 31676, 31949, 32167, 32322.
32385. 33746, 33984, 35406, 35766, 36074,
36110, 36226.
Disqualification of men after making one inspec-
tion as no longer working miners, 20807.
Reports, 21226, 21434, 22462, 36626.

Copies of, forwarded to Home Office inspector,

21314, 22464, 33549, 33665, 36111.
Coroner's inquests, use of, at, 20216a {par. 6),
20258, 20599, 20623, 33804, 34356.

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intptcttoii off Mines by RUtn^coftl.
Reports— con<.

Difference in report sent to secretary of Miners*
Association and that entered in colliery book,
21310.
Effect on, of possibility of reprisals on part of
owners in event of adverse report, see sub-
heading Owners and Managers.
Method of dealing with, 35976.
Shale Mines, see thai title.
Special Rule, bringing pressure upon workmen to

make this inspection, suggestion as to, 25745.
Value of this inspection, views as to, 20216a (p^r, 6),
[^ 20271, 20910, 20916. 21198. 21203, 21231, 22521,
26237, 25724 (par, 4), 25800, 30676, 31848, 32167,
33649, 33737, 33937, 33991, 36072.
(See also svh-heading Ownei-s and Managers in
relation to.)

Insptction off Mints ky Mines Officials :

Accidents to deputies:

Number of, 24659, 24697, 24760, 24832, 35990.
Two deputies to inspect together as precaution in
event of accidents, 25377 (pars. 4 and 5), 35990.
Act of Parliament and General and Special Rules as

to, 21054, 21060, 21240. 21243, 24882.
Adequacy of, views of witnesses on this point, 19910,
20007, 20062, 20116, 20121, 20126, 20216a
(par. 8), 20287, 20302. 204^4, 20631, 20771
(par. 3), 20829, 21048, 21242, 21437, 21640,
21789, 22112, 22189, 23566. 23672, 23692,
24334, 26658 (par, 7), 26702, 26825, 29691,
30413 (par. 3), 30432, 30529, 30570, 30811,
30919, 31819, 32049, 32292, 32303, 32401,
32544, 34340, 34403, 34701, 36409, 35417,
35605, 36703, 36831. 35984, 36344, 37287.
Safeguards against inadequate inspection, 20290,

20761, 20754. 20834.
(See also svb'headings Districts, size of, and Quali-
fications of Firemen. &c)
Age of firemen, 23694, 26629. 27599, 37152.
Appointment of firemen or deputies, 20824, 20925^
21356, 21364. 21664. 21941. 22205, 22208, 22291,
22332» 22405, 22600, 23547, 23681, 23635, 24655,
26677, 32769, 34984, 36088, 35212, 35227.
Arbitration in event of disputes between deputies and

managers, 23043, 24793, 24841, 24860.
Attitude of firemen towards owners and towards

workmen, 30669, 30831.
(^ee also sub-heading Qualifications of Firemen. Class

of men appointed, &c.)
Before shift, time of this inspection, 26457, 25469.
26635, 31790, 32048, 32287, 33622, 35781,
36787, 36082, 36085, 37012, 37136, 37348.
Two shifts worldnst continuously, inspection be-
tween, advocated. 36926, 370i4.
Certificates for, views as to, see sub-heading Quali-

fioations of Firemen.
Charter-master, man appointed by, to supervise work,

36667, 36679. 36709, 36816.
Definition of examiners, firemen and deputies, 25380,

25720, 25783, 25818, 32039.

Dismissal of firemen, 22000. 22115. 22117, 22203,

22291, 22365, 23030, 23034, 23366, 23372, 23512,

23549, 23669, 23620. 23628, 23743, 24592, 24604,

24743, 24793, 24841, 24860.

Districts, size of, and suggestions as to reduction.

20116, 20208, 20528, 20829, 20832, 20838.

21242, 21444, 21639, 21665, 21790, 21800,

22112, 22189, 22192, 22341, 22591. 22596,

23323, 23331, 23468, 23666, 23672, 24327,

24335, 24409, 24463, 24509, 24646, 24696,

24730, 24779, 24782, 24800, 24838, 25308,

25554, 26612, 25644, 25726, 25730, 2574i:,

26671, 26825, 26969, 27197, 29721, 29820,

29925, 29932, 30059. 30192, 30196. 30242.

30413 (par. 3), 30432, 30474, 30629, 30543,

31420, 31426, 31687, 31690, 31789. 32052.

32175, 32292, 32416, 32418. 32545, 32551,

33018, 33541. 33726, 33846, 34226, 34340.

34882, 35087, 35409. 36417, 35518. 35605,

35703, 35746, 35984, 36076, 36081, 36343,

36442. 36463. 36466, 36612. 37149. 37191.

37286.

Decision as to size, suggestions as to, 24591,

36156, 37293.

Daties of deputies or firemen, and suggestions as to

limitation to matters connect^ with safety

of mine, &c. 19621 (par. 4), 19762, 19917,

20027, 20062, 20201, 20747, 20844, 20847,

20936, 21243, 21246. 21320, 21445, 21581,

21646, 21665, 22003, 22053, 22243, 22341,



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Duties of deputies or fi^iHen— con/,

22371, 22391, 22399, 22431, 22444, 23323,.
23326, 23515, 23518, 24327, 24331, 24391,.
24400, 24412, 24420, 24436, 24616, 24530,.
24688. 24626, 24636, 24700, 24714, 24720,
24781. 24784, 24790. 24806, 24810, 24838^
24849, 24856, 26308, 25311, 25314. 25377,
(par, 2), 25468, 25643. 26668 (par. 7), 26661,
26665, 26702, 30243, 30437, 30476, 30634,
30649, 30557, 30857, 31423, 32188, 32299,
32417, 32545, 32548, 32724, 32745, 32767,
33017, 33371, 33388, 33730, 33733, 34088,
34090, 34233, 34707, 36408, 36412, 35417,
35515. 35605. 35839, 36078. 36061, 36618,
37288.
Calling away of firemen from inspection to
attend to other duties, objections to, 24714,
24720, 24806, 24860, 25316, 25446, 26449,
25468.
Ventilation, record of, and report of defects,
19621 (par. 13), 26860.
Eyesight of firemen, testing advocated, 30919, 30953,.

30984.
Gates and roadways, stricter examination advocated.

31446, 31476, 31969.
Hauliers, assistance of firemen by. 26825, 26959»-

30545.
Hours of work of deputies or firemen. 20209, 20763,.
20840, 24129, 24336, 26377 (col, 2), 26405,
25449, 25462, 26455. 25457, 25469, 25524,
25551, 25613, 26622. 25636, 25724 (par. 2),
25737, 25769. 25786. 26658 (par. 7), 26781,
26866, 27472, 30567. 32298. 34088, 34226,
34390, 34707, 34759, 36092, 36781, 35836,.
36082, 36086. 36093.
Beduction granted or contemplated in some

coUieries, 25770, 26783, 30667-
Three shifts of firemen, suggestion as to, 25769^
25779.
House and coal, free, 24rv75.

Importance of firemen as regards safety of mine^
20134, 20744, 20819, 21234, 21864, 22108, 22410,
22963, 23282, 23367, 24098, 24618, 24703, 24790..
25704, 27600, 31824, 32306, 32882, 33362, 33926^
34835. 35834.
Ironstone Mines, see that title.
Master- shifters, inspection of roof and sides by,.

possibility of. 35606.
Number of deputies or firemen. 22341, 22592. 22696,.

23014, 24760, 25412, 25784, 30643.
Number of inspections desirable, 26377 (par, 4),
25445. 25535. 25560, 25769. 29820. 32416. 32421,
32725. 33523. 33533, 33829. 37294.
Overman, dutaee of. see title Overman.
Qualifications of firemen, class of man appointed, &c.,
and views as to examination and certification,
19621 (par. 3). 19670, 19687, 19753, 19911, 19917..
20001. 20044, 20130, 20216a (par. 8), 20302,
20746. 20771 (par. 3), 20818, 20924. 20936. 21237,
21241, 21319. 21356, 21370, 21439, 21447, 21579,
21582, 21649, 21654, 21665, 21790, 21796, 21808,.
21858, 21872, 21940, 22107, 22183, 22197. 22206, .
22240, 22268. 22297, 22350. 22369, 22401, 22406,.
22565. 22578, 22597. 22950. 22061. 23241. 23273,
23278. 23361, 23458, 23515, 23548, 23559, 23564..
23635, 23694, 23874, 24097, 24109, 24499. 24616,
24634. 24658, 24677, 24705. 24816. 25110, 25112,
25115, 25377 (par, 5), 25477, 25624, 25628. 26658
(par. 7). 26673, 26786* 26869, 27692, 27602, 27713
(par. 4), 27784, 29691. 29707, 29711. 29921, 29962,
30036. 30054, 30187, 30207. 30237, 30690, 30696,.
30919. 30953, 30983, 31171. 31819, 32303, 32401,
32446. 32545, 32552, 32729, 32741, 32769, 32776,
32881, 32885, 33350, 33659, 33925, 33931, 34371,^
34838, 34874, 34927, 34963. 35025. 35092. 35113,.
35212, 36227, 35408, 35417, 35880, 35837, 3690U
35933, 36133, 36184. 36337, 36385. 36440, 36530^
36608, 36613, 36615, 37151, 37370.
Believing examiner, abolition of, advocated, 25724a,.

25737, 25783, 25789. 25818.
Reports. 20652, 22117, 22291, 22298, 22303, 22334,
26446, 25562, 25818, 26828, 26835. 33626,
33629, 33535.
Available for information of men going on next
shift, suggestion as to, 33636.
Responsibility of firemen, 24718, ^723.
Safety lamps used by officials in making inspection,-
25377 (par. 4), 25441, 25534. 26362 (par. 2). 26469,.
26478. 26687. 34923, 36016.



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mtptctitii off Mints by Mint Officials— conl.

Shale Mines, 22845, 22847.

Shifts, continuous, consideration as separate shifts
advocated, 33525, 33528.

Special Rules as to, 25377 (pars. 4 and 5), 33522.

Substitutes for deputies in case of illness, 25787,
25794.

System of inspection, 20750, 20829, 25457, 25647,
25772, ^

Trade Unions, firemen belonging to, 23704.

Wages of deputies or firemen. 20049, 20825, 20927,
21655, 21816, 21864, 21868, 21870, 21967, 22242,
22.353, 22365, 22960, 23275, 23280, 23458, 23460,
23509, 23518, 23702, 24119, 24671, 24673, 24676,
24712, 24748, 24754, 25572, 25631, 30314, 33362,
35895, 37373.

iMptctiNrt •f MRitt (Hont OfRet latpeetors) :

Accidents, inspection after, see title Accidents,

sub-heading Inspection after.
Act of ParlianLent referring to. Coal Mines Regulation

Act, 1887 (8C08. 39 and 42), 21369, 36464.
Adequacy of inspection by, views on this point, and
as to what constitutes adequate inspection, 19621
(par, 1), 19645, 19847, 19996, 20082, 20084, 20216a
(pars. I and 3), 20220, 20255, 20465, 20771 (par, I),
20780, 20794, 20905, 20973, 21210, 21213, 21386,
21612, 21752, 21929, 22062, 22064, 22071, 22079,
22085, 22100, 22155, 22158, 22162, 22412, 22934,
22943, 22997, 23002, 23026, 23245, 23248, 23354,
23528, 23676, 23681, 24047, 26658 (par. 13). 26710,
26732, 26734, 26736, 26799, 26802, 26830, 29661,
29960, 30413 (par. 1), 30653, 30896, 31076, 31373,
31547, 31841, 31994, 31996, 32353, 32458, 32474,
32962, 33309, 33316, 33489, 33498, 33629, 33792,
33947, 33950, 34064, 34866, 35377, 35502, 35702,
35714, 35778. 36061, 36211, 36519, 36587, 36591,
36748, 36763, 36774, 36804, 37273.
Appointment of inspectors, 19645, 20656, 20787, 26658
(par. 12), 26710, 30697, 31660, 32652, 32666, 33511.
(See also sub-heading Qualifications of Inspectors.)
Arbitration between deputies and manager, 24409,

24512, 24591, 24610.
Assistant inspectors:

Instructions from inspector before visiting any
place, modification of regulations as to, advo-
cated, 36064.
Metalliferous mines, appointment in Cumberland

for, not for coal mines, 36062.
Qualificaticms and efficiency, 30163.



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