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CAMBRIAN GOSSIP.

BREACH OF THE MINES ACT AT…

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BREACH OF THE MINES ACT AT FESTINIOG. On Thursday the Festiniog magistrates, presided over by Mr. E. P. Jones, were en- gaged for several hours hearing charges against the new Welsh Slate Company, Mr. R. Eames, their manager, and Mr. Humphrey Roberts, their late manager,of not complying with special rule No. 13, which provides that a notice should be posted up and main- tained in a legible condition, specifying the highest pressure to which the steam in any boiler and the compressed air in any reser- voir may be raised.' Mr. Lloyd Carter (Car- narvon), prosecuted on behalf of Dr. Le Neve Foster, inspector of mines Mr. J. Humphreys (Portmadoc) defended Mr. Eames, and Mr. M. F. Robarts (London) ap- peared for the Company. Mr. O. R. Jones, assistant inspector, gave evidence in sup- port of the charge. The Bench inflicted a fine of 2s. 6d. each, and costs. The charge of neglecting to observe rules 14 and 21 was admitted, and each was fined Is. and costs. Three workmen named J. Owen, J.Williams, and E. L. Jones, were charged with a breach of rules 25, 29, and 30, and were fined 2s. 6d. and costs. Mr. Carter said that the prose- cution did not press for a heavy penalty; all that was wanted was protection to both em- ployer and employed.

SIR R. T. REID ON Of HE FUTURE…

THE WELSH CENTRAL BOARD.

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