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SERIOUS ACCIDENT AT AMMANFORD COLLIERY. A serious accident occurred on Tuesday morning, at 9.20 o'clock, at the Ammanford No. 2 Colliery. Mr. James Picton, of 79, Margaret Street, Ammanford, who is em- ployed as a fireman at the above colliery, was inspecting a face in the mine, when a stone dropped from a height of about 10 or 11 feet, which struck him on the head and back. He sustained rather severe internal injuries, and had to be conveyed home on a stretcher. Fiist-aid was rendered by Mr. Fred Rainford. On examination it was dis- covered that Mr. Picton had also sustained a sligbt fracture of the jawbone. Dr. Inman was soon in attendance. Mr. Picton's con- dition is serious, but strong hopes are enter- tained of his recovery.

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