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Section 45, 34151, 34553, 34585,

34593, 34613, 34660:

Adequacy of investigation and verdict,

views as to, 34555, 34613, 34621.
Tetter from Home Office in reply to
demand for second inquiry, 34618,
34681.
Publicity would be given by second
inquinr, 34666. 34668, 34681.
Report by Mr. Martin and others to Home
i Office, 34615, 34617, 34618, 34661, 34668,

34672.
\See also sub-heading Ventilation.)
Prosecution not entered upon after, 34592, 34618,

34628, 34664.
Ventilation :

Condition as to shortly before explosion,

34576, 34661, 34679.
Conflicting opinions of experts on this point
and as to withdrawal of men, 34595, 34613,
34616. 34623, 34661, 34665.



THOMAS, Mr. E.-cohi.

McLaren Explosion— con<.

Ventilation— con/ .

discovery of gas during inspection after
explosion, 34557, 34618, 34635.
Report of to men, but not to inepeotor»
34645, 34667.
Fan, ventilating, 34582, 34682.

Managers, quahfications of, importance of practical
experience, &c., 34519.

New Tredegar, accident to winding-rope at, 34129,
4282, 34455.

Qualifications off Witness, 34060, 34226, 34552.

Rescne Woric : increased ambulance provision
advocated, 34188.

Rbymney, shot-firing accident at, 34304.

Safety Lamps, compulsory introduction after appear-
ance of gas advocated. 34135.

$CllOOls, Elementary, in colliery districts : instruction
of boys in, in mining matters, advocated, 34528.

Shafts : achinery and Gearing :

Annealing of diains,Witness has had no experience

of, 34206.
Exam'nation of winding ropes, guides, &c., 34129,
34134, 34272, 34452:
Continuous shifts, exam'nation in event of,
34276.

8iiifts:

Double, not worked in Witnesses district, 34276.
Hours of work in Welsh mines, 34395.
Fireman's, 34390.

Sbot-firlng :

Between shifts, 34154, 34458 :

Anthracite district. South Wales, probable
effect of in, 34464.
Charge, weight of, 34153, 34297.
Explosives :

Ca^e of explosives and detonator, 34158,

34169, 34300. 34317.
Supply, free, by owners, advocated, 34158,
34310.
Notice to and permission from superior ofiiclal
before shot is fired in mxin haulage road,
advocated, 34297.
Person firing shot, special appointment advocated,
34158.

Special Rules, introduction of :

Discussion between m'^n and owners in preliminary

stages, views as to, 34096.
otatemmt by a Commissioner, 34254.
Suggestion by men or men's Union, views as to,
34097.
Spragfing , regulations as to, 34500.

Timbering :

Extent to which practised and extent desirable,

34192, 34499.
Person setting : suggestion as to greater dis-
cretion to miner himself, 34102, 34199, 34255,
34268. 34319, 34427, 34484.
Perm'ssion necessary before certain kinds of

timber are put up, 34197.
Systematic timbering (fixed distances, &c.)
advocated, 34099, 34264, 34321, 34413,
34416, 34467, 34497.
Committee of employers and men might
decide distances, 34610.
Wages question in relation to, 34103, 34192,
34327, 34432.

UnskilM Labour, employment of, 34601.

Ventilation, defective, introduction of safety lamps
in event of, 34135.



TOYN. JOSEPH. Agent and President, Cleveland
Miners' and Quarrymen's Association. (See
qu^tioriH 28857— -29279.)

Accidents :

Number of, in Cleveland ironstone mines, 28877,

28900. 28946.
Pillars, taking out, danger of accidents from,

29226.
Shot-firing, t6od85, 29189.
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Blasting, see Shot-firing.

Charftman, duties and qualifications of, 29011, 2916L

Otovtiand Minart' and Quarry man's Assaciation, mem-
bership, 29055.

Gaal Mints and Ironstona Mines, difference in, 28913,
28984.
Experience in coal mines, extent to which
valuable in iromstone mines, 29208.

Caranars' Inquasts :

Accident in mine when assistant-deputy had been
left in charge, inquest after, 28927, 28932,
29132.

Reports on inspection of mines by men, use of, at»
29277.

Daptil of ironstone mines, 29227.

Daputias:

Appointment of :

Examination for, advocated, 28861, 29022,
29024, 29030, 29111, 29117, 29137.
Qualifications of candidates, 29214,
29219.
Efficiency or otherwise of men at present
appointed as deputies or assistant-
deputies, comments on, 28868, 28924,
28942, 28992, 29013, 29018, 29021,
29023, 29031, 29109, 29121.
Number of incompetent deputies, 29125.
Number of mines in which incompetent

deputies are appointed, 29014.
Specific instances of mines in which
incompetent men are appointed, ques-
tions as to, 29048, 29151.
Unskilled men sent as assistants in
timbering, see tide Timbering, svb-
heading Deputies.
Method of appointment, 29017, 29119.
Charge of mine as long as men remain in it,
appointment of competent deputy only
for, advocated, 28923, 28927.
Accident when inexperienced man waa left
in charge, instance of, 28926, 28927, 29132.
Number of deputies in Cleveland district, 29124.
Responsibility of, 28867, 29221.
Timbering, duties as to, see title Timbering.

Drilling Maahlntsr men in charge of, 28950.

Dust, no difficulty from, in Cleveland mines, 29201.

Estan, •* Gi-eenhoms " employed at, 28892.

Evidanca of Witness refers only to ironstone mines,
and to underground accidents', 28858, 28878, 28883,
28891, 28893, 28895.

Fiilars :

Accidents, fatal, to, small number of, 29011.
Qualifications of, employment of unskilled men,
&c.,. 28965, 29004.

Qanaral Ruias *

Timbering! General Rule 21 as to. 29067.
Unskilled men working alone, General Rule 39
as to, 28997.

Haalth aff Man in ironstone working, 29192, 29198.

Inspactian af Minas by Man :

Cost of, defrayed by Miners' Association, 29238,

29271.
Encouragement by Miners' Association, 29272.
Extent to whicli practised in ironstone mines,

28945, 29238.
Frequency with which made, 29267.
Qualifications of men for making inspection,

29239, 29274.
Reports, 29244, 29264, 29269, 29277, 29279.
Value of this inspection, 29244.

Inspaetars, Hama Offica :

Adequate inspection impossible with present size

of districts and number of inspectors, 28968,

29256, 29259.
Cost of inspection, in event of appointment of

additional inspectors, 29261.
Number of in-spections advocated yearly, 29169,

2925(K
Number of inspectors and number required,

28975, 29256.



TOYN, Mr. J.— 5o»/. ' .

Inspaatars, Hama Offica— c^fi^'

Qualifications desirable for chief inspectors, 29184.

Time occupied in making an inspection, 29258.

Working miners, appointment of, as additional

inspectors, advocated, 28970, 29171, 29234,

29246.

Manager's certificate of competency might

be held by, 29234.
Number required, 28975, 29256.
Salary, amount of, \\evm as to, 28974.

Managar's Cartfiaata af Campatancy, miners holding,
29234.

Mathad aff Warlcing ironstone mines in ('leveland
district, 28941, 28988, 292-23. 29226.

Minars' Nystagmus, no difficulty experienced with,
29200.

Numkar of ironstone mines, and number of men
employed in Cleveland district, 29060, 29250, 29254.

Ovarman :

Absence of, deputy responsible in event of, 28867.
Back overman, duties and qualifications of, 28869,
28872.

Qualiflcatians of Witness, 28857, 28878, 28891, 29055,
29203.

Shat-firing in ironstone mines :
Accidents, 28985, 29189.
Amount of powder used, 28948, 28985.
Chargeman, duties and qualifications of, 28951.

Efficiency, comments on, 28959.
Drilling machines, persons in charge of, qualifica-
tions and efficiency of, 28950.
Extent of, 28948.

Health of men, effect of, on. 29192.
Method of. 29190.'^
Persons firing shots, suggestions as to, 28950.

Spaaial Rules, ironstone mines :

Deputies, Special Rules as to, 28861, 28927,

28936, 28940.
Drilling machines, Rule 65 as to, 28950.
Timbering, Special Rule as to, 28867, 29070.

Timtoiing :

Accidents from falls of roof and sides, number of,
28866, 28899, 28941, 28943, 29060.
Nature of tops and backs in relation to,

29216.
Working places, accidents most frequent in,
29081.
Deputies, duties of, in relation to, 28866, 28871,
28916, 29071.
Qualification required for setting timber,

28914.
Training of man for setting timber, 28906.
Two skilled workers should go together;
practice of sending one skilled and one
unskilled man in certain niiue-, 28902,
29021, 29023, 29035, 29054, 29066, 29091.
Efficiency with which roads are timbered, 29082.
Examiuation of working places, 29071, 29075.
General and Special Rules as to, 28867. 290G8.

Adequacy of, if carried out, 29075.
System of, 29079, 29229.

Unskillad Man, employment of. 28892, 28897.

(See also title Timbering, sub-headinq Deputies.)

Vantilatian :

Accidents from, rarity of ; adequacy of ventila-
tion, &c., 28947, 28988, 29197.

Deputies, duties and qualifications of, in relation
to, 28861,28875.

Watar in ironstone mines, 29202.



TWIST, Mr. HENRYi Agent, Lancashire and
Cheshire Miners' Federation, (."^ee questions
29658—30315.)

Acaidants :

Enquiry into coroners' inquests:

Juries, composition of, and visitation of
scene of accidents by, 29808, 30127.
Falls of roof and sides, number of, and suggestions
as to prevention of, 29317, 29971.



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Airways, Return, use of, as travelling roads, 29976.

Bamfurlong Oollierits, speed of winding in, 29849.

Bill for increase of number of inspectors (amended
Mines Bill for Inspectors), 30144.

Fiiits :

Advantages of fining and prosecution compared,

29731, 29826, 29956.
Date of introduction of fining, 29952.
Decision of manager as to, 29957.
Number of fines at present inflicted, 29833.
Offences for which inflicted, 29951, 30179, 30183.
Truck Act in relation to, 29952.

Firtmtlif see title Inspection of Mines by Mines
Officials.

Fogg'< Oollltry, accident at, 29855, 29892, 30108.

Qtrmany, speed of winding in, 29774.

Haulan Roadt:

Gradient, Lancashire mines, 29792, 30264.
Manholes, increased number advocated, 29781,

29888, 29938.
Runaway tubs, appliances for prevention of, see

title Wagons.
Separate travelling ways advocated, 29775,

29974, 30226.
Use of return airways as, views as to, 30117.
Width of. 29779, 29974, 30272.
(See also title W^agons.)

IntpectiQii off Mints by Man :

Appointment of men for inspection, views as

to, 29688, 30021.
Continuance of, in event of increase in numbers

of Government inspectors, advocated, 30161.
Cost of :

Amount of, 29684.

Defraying by Government advocated, 29684,
29688, 29908, 30304.
Qualification of men for making inspection,
extension of, views as to, 29680, 29907, 30020,
30184, 30202, 30251, 30301.
Reports, effect on, of fear of reprisals, 29685.

Inspection of Mines by Minos Officials :

Adequate inspection impossible under existing

conditions, 29691.
Attitude of men as to taking posts as firemen,

30054, 30314.
Districts, size of, reduction advocated, 29721,
29820, 29926, 29932, 30192, 30242.
Decision as to size should be left to manager,
30059, 30196.
Duties of firemen other than inspection and

suggestion as to limitation, 30243.
Number of inspections, increase in, would probably
result in decrease in accidents from falls of
roof and sides, 29820.
Qualifications of firemen, efficiency or otherwise
of men appointed, desirability of certifi-
cate, &c., 29691, 29711, 29921, 29962,
30036, 30187, 30207, 30237.
Complaints to inspectors as to appointment

of inefficient men, question as to, 30212.
Instance of unsatisfactory appointments,

29692.
Proportion of inefficient firemen, 29707,
30036.
Wages of firemen as compared with coal hewers,
30314.

Inspectors, Homo Office :

Adequate inspection impossible under existing

conditions, 29661, 29960.
Assistant inspectors, qualifications and efficiency,

30163.
Attitude of inspectors towards owners and

workmen, 29960.
Complaint* and reports to. from workmen,

29958, 30214.
Districts, size of, reduction advocated, 29669,

29983, 30146.
Number of inspections desirable, 20662, 29677.
Number of inspectors, increase advocated, 29661 ,

29669, 29980, 30008, .30143.



TWIST, Mr. H.—cotit.

inspectors, Homo Office— coyu.

Working miners, appointment as sub-inspectors

advocated, 29666, 29984, 30149, 30292:
Appointment of men, authority for, views

as to, 29986, 30004, 30311.
Qualifications of men for appointment:

certificate, &c., 29673, 29988, 30009,

30151,30162.30311.
Payment by Government, 29987.
Restriction of use to which information

obtained should be put, 30003, 30014.
Salaries. 29672.

Manacors :

Appointment of men after long interval away

from mining work, improbability of, 30248.
Duties of, under. Sec. 21 ; interpretation of

daily "supervision" in Lancashire, 30232.
Number of managei-s and suggestion as to one

manager for each winding shaft, 29727, 29934,

30220, 30234.

Method of Working in Lancashire and Cheshire
district, 29926.

Prosecutions :

Advantages of. a.s compared with fining, 29731,

29826, 29956.
Number of, 29826.

Qualifications off Witness, Association represented*
Ac, 29658. 30017. 30047, 30051. 30141. 30177,
30181, 30206, 30225, 30312.

Safety Lamps :

Compulsory use of. advocated, 29806, 30227.
Defects in lighting capacity, owing to bad oil
or insufficient cleaning, 29750, 29874,
29887, 30103, 30280, 30284.
Instances of, question as to, 30107.
Payment by men for use of lamps and oil, 30281.

Shafts :

Cage:

Gates, non -provision, accident owing to,

29756, 29757, 29904.
Freedom from loose material, 29758.
Men should be wound against men — ^not

against material, 29758, 30166.
Over-winding ; detaching, hooks or visors
advocated, 29753, 29837:
Bertram's ATsor, 29753.
Ormerod's patent. 29840.
Safety catches, accidents caused by. 30108.
Speed of winding, and suggestions as to reduction.
29772, 29847, 29855. 29864. 29890. 29892,
30115, 30165. 30262.

Special Rules, intnxiuction of:

Discussion between men's i^presentatives,
managers and inspectors advocated, 29811,
30131, 30198.
Decision in event of disagreement, 30133.
Proposal of rules, views as to :
By Home Office. 30134.
By men, 30140.
By owners, 30138, 30198.

Timbering :

General Rule 22 as to. 300^5.

Person setting and person superintending, 29962,

30066, 30081, 30087, 30093.
Roads, height of, insufficient for timber to be

taken along in some instances, 30074.
Special Rules, Lancashire, 30067.
Supply, defects in, 29743, 30064:

Distance from face to which timber is brought,

29743.
Lids and caps, 29745. 29943, 30054. 30068.
Responsibility for. 30256.
Sleepers, use*^of, 29948.
Systematic, advocated, 29737.

Unskilled iVIen, employment of, 30306.

Wagons :

Runaways, prev€»ntion. 29787, 302()4:

Axle catches, 30125.

Balance wheels, 29793, 29888.

Jigs and lockere, 30170.

Scotches, 29787, 29889, .30169.

** Trailer " and ** Povil,»' special Rule as to,
30123.
Size of. 2980*J.



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WARING, Mr. RICHARD, Lancashire and Cheshire
Miners' Federation. (See qristions 30816 —
30412.)

Acciitntt :

Investigation into :

Coroner's juries, composition of, 30355.
Second enquiry under Sec. 45 less desirable
than coroner's inquest with jury of experts,
30362.
Falls of roof and sides, 30319, 30333, 30387>
30403.

BOXM, supply of, defective, 30353.

Gourrlorts, timbering system at, adoption of similar
system in England advocated, 30319, 30330.

HiNirt of Work, reduction of, possible effect of, on
timbering, 30351a.

MothOtf of working, 30395.

Packinf Qooff and taking down ripping, arrangement
with contractor as to, 30395, 30407.

QWiliflcatioiit of Witness, 30316, 30343, 30348, 30393.

rimbtrinc :

(Contract for packing roof down, not including

timbering, 30407.
Duplicate timbering (two props and a bar)
advocated, 30319, 30330, 30332, 30344, 30366,
30374, 30378.
Person setting and person supervising, 30349,

30407.
Ripping in road-head, system of timbering in

event of, 30400.
Roads leading to faces, absence of any regulation

as to timbering, 30341.
Special Rules, Lancashire, introduction in 1902,

30366.
Supply of:

Lids and caps, defective supply of, sugges-
tions as to improvement, 30319,
^ 30331, 30345, 30361a, 30374, 30388.

Accident arising from defective supply,
30390.
Systematic timbering advocated, 30342, 30405.
30411.

Twist, Mr., evidence of, references to, 30316, 30330,
30373.



WATSON, Mr. T., Agent, Lancashire, Cheshire
and North Wales Enginenien's and Boilermen's
Federation. {Sec qaeAtiona 26148—26851.)

BHIt for Amondmonk off Mines Act, clauses in, as to
reduction of hours of work of engine -winders, 26329.

Boys, hours of work, 26299.

Cool Minos Rofttiation Act, absence of any restrictio.i
as to hours of work in, 26143 {par. 2), 26144.

Committoo, Soioct, off 1901 :

Certificates for engine-^iinders, evidence of

Witness as to, 26167, 26206.
Competency of engine-winders, evidence as to,

26312.

Durham, hours of work in, 26170,

Engine-winders :

Competency of, 26312, 26314, 26325.
Death while in charge of engine, 26153.

Number of instances, 26153.
Hours of work, excessive, suggestions as to reduc-
tion, 26143 {par. 2 et aeq), 26170, 26253,
26293, 26321, 26328.

Accidents caused by long hours, 26143
{par. 7), 26144, 26147, 26152.

Agents, views of, as to desirability of redac-
tion, 26333.

Cleaning engines, time and amount of
work entailed, 26278, 26281.

Effect on coal-cutting generally in event of
reduction, 26347.

Maximum in Lancashire, 26178.

Meals, time allowed for, 262S2.



WATSON, Mr. l.^ouL
Engino-windsrs— con^.

Hours of work — cont.

Night-duty and day-duty, question ao to»
difference as regards amount of work,
26185.
Proportion of men working ton hours, twelve

hours and fourteen hours' shift, 26348.
Responsibility, greatest, towards end of

shift, 26152, 26171, 26191, 26262.
Strike for reduction of hours, threatened in

1899, 26170, 26283.
System in Lancashire 'entailing work for 24
hours at a stretch once a fortnight, 26147,
26151, 26161, 26170, 26180, 26280.
Trade Unions, views of, on this point, 26329.
Importance of engine- winder, number of lives in
his charge, 26170, 26315.
Mechanical apparatus, use of, increased
responsibility resulting from, 26270.
Number of, 26209, 26301, 26324.

Adequacy to fill all vacancies, 26212, 26229,
26250, 26303.
Owners and managers, relations with, generally

good, 26274.
Strikes :

Caused by appointment of some particular
man by management, question as to,
26274.
In 1889, as to teaching of men put on by

owners, 26272.
In 1899, strike as to hours of work threatened,
26170, 26233.
Training and qualifications of onginemen :

orovernment examination or certificate advo-
cated, 26167, 26206, 26226, 26232.
26268, 26336.
Competent men should receive service
:ertificates on introduction of system,
26307.
Exemptions, provision for, question as

to, 26245.
Inspectors, Home Office, attitude of, on

this point, 26310, 26313, 26326.
Trade Unions, attitude on this point,
26330.
Payment for training, regulations as to, in

some unions, 26234.
Selection or rejection of men for training,
right of. claimed by engine-winders,
26215, 26346.
Modification of this claim in event of
government certification, views as to,
26226, 26232.
Prevention of training of an adequate
number of men, Witness knows no
instance of, 26250.
Strike in 1889 as to teaching of men put
on by owners, 26272.
Trade Union Regulations as to, 26212, 26218.

Hoors off Work in Lancashire, 26253, 26293.

Engine-winders, see that title, sub-heading Hours
of Work.

Uncashhro, Oheshiro and NorUi Wales Enginomon's
and Boilormtn's Federation :

Number of members, 26143 {par. 1), 26277.

Lanoashirs Engino-windors, see title Engine-winders.

National Federation off Enginomon's, Boilormon's and
Protective Association :

Number of members, 26143 {par. 1), 26324.
Witness representative of, 26143 {par. 1).

NorUi Staffordshire, hours of work in, 26170.

Qualifications of Witness, 26143 {par. 1).

St Holon's Association off Colliery Enginomon, Regula-
tions as to training, 26213.

Shaft Accidents :

Ashton-under-Lyne, accident caused by long

hours, 26144.
Engine-winders, see that title.
Prevention of:

Brakes, 26163.

Detaching hooks, failure to work, instance
of, 26152.



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Shaft Acddtnts— cotu.

Prevention of — cont.

Keeps, use of, views as to, 26162.

Bottom, keeps at, in charge of bottom-
man, 26166.
Midshaft, keeps in, danger of, and
accident arising from, 26163, 26166.
Mechanical appliances, improvement in,
26196.
Responsibility of engine-winder, e£Feot of,
on, 26270.
Overwinding, appliances for prevention of,
26196, 26198.
Compulsory use of, advocated, 26322.
Signalling away by men themselves, danger
of, 26164.
St. Helen's, accident at, 26163.
Skelmersdale, accident at, 26147, 26161.
Westleigh, accident at, 26162.

South Yorkshire, hours of work in, 26170.

Staffordshiro, hours of work in, 26170.

, Wott Yorkshiro, hours of work in, 26170.

Wlgan Association off Enfino-windors, Regulation as
to training of men, 26218.



WEBB, Mr. WILLIAM, Secretary and Agent of
Stirlingshire Miners' Association. (See qicestioiu
23519—28776.)



Falls of roof and sides, number of, and probable
effect of piece-work in increasing, 23588, 23609,
23644, 23714.

Haulage, see that title.

Anicylottoiiiiasis, spread of, by Cornish miners coming
to Scotland, improbability of, 23758.



and facilities for changing clothes at pit-bead»
provision advocated, 23760.



Baths and facilities for drying clothes, 23750.
Number of Cornish minors going to Scotland.
23756.



System described, 23721, 23730.
Unskilled men, employment by, 23716.



Character of Stirlingshire mines as to, 23710.
Trade Union officials, encouragement by, 23584,
23711, 23733, 23735.

Finos, extent to which inflicted, 23708.

HaiilafS Acdionis, prevention of, 23602 :
Manholes, 23603.

Whitewashing advocated, 23605.
Width of roads, and necessity for separate
travelling roads, 23603.

Inspoction of Minos by Minos Officials :

Adequacy of inspection, views on this point,

23566, 23572, 23692.
Age of firemen, limitation advocated, 23694.
Appointment or dismissal of firemen by manager,
objections to, possible effect on accuracy
of reports, &c., 23547, 23636, 23743.
Complaint has not been made by Witness

to inspector on this point, 23744.
Instances of adverse report * leading to
resignation or dismissal of fireman,
23549, 23559, 23620.
Possibility of producing man to whom
this happened, 23628.
Districts, size of, variations in, decrease necessary

in some instances, 23566, 23572.
Facility with which firemen's places are filled up

when vacant, 23581.
Qualifications of firemen, class of men appointed
and desirability of certificate, &c., 23548,
23569, 23564, 23635, 23694.
Trade Unions, firemen usually members of, 23704.
Wages of firemen, 23702.



WEBB, Mr. W.— con/.

Inspoctors, Homo Ofico :

Accidents, inspection after, 23532, 23681.
Adequacy of insx)ection, views on this point,



Number of times Witness has seen inspectors
inspecting, 23681.
Oomplaints, attention to, 23534, 23741.
Distnots, size of, decrease advocated in some

instances, 23683.
Number of, increase advocated, 23543, 23676,

23691, 23684, 23740.
Residence, place of, travelling entailed by, 23689.
Working miners, men having had experience as,

appointment advocated, 23543.



Expenses of defence not paid by miner's union
unless assured that man is innocent, 23586,
23590.

Extent to which practised, 23707.

Qiaiifloalions of Witness, 23519, 23664, 23748.

8pooial Rulos :

Advertisement of New Rules before acceptance
by Home Office to cive men opportunity of
stating objections, advocated, 23663.
Discussion with men:

Advisibility of, 23583, 23588, 23643, 23652,

23673.
Not practised as far as Witness knows, 23582,
23665.
Observance by miners, 23592, 23643.
Veto on suggested rules, right of men as to, views
as to whether desirable, 23653.

Timboring:

Contract between management and men, altera-
tions advocated, 23773.
Person setting and supervising : appointment of
special men, views as to, 23608, 23610,
23644, 23647, 23761.
Wages, readjustment, consideration of,
necessary in this event, 23776.
Special Rules :

Observance of, 23643.

Severity of rule as to gibbing of corks, 23734.
Wages, piece-work, effect of, on efficiency of
timbering, 23609, 23644, 23713. 23761.
Bay wage advocated, 23714.

Unskillod Labour, employment by contractors, 23716.

Wafos:

Piece-work, effect of, and views a«i to whether
abolition is desirable, 23609, 23644, 23713.



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