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COLLIERY ACCIDENTS IN THE…

SHOCKING ACCIDENT IN THE RHONDDA.

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SHOCKING ACCIDENT IN THE RHONDDA. A COLLIERY OVERMAN KILLED. About half-past twelve o'clock on Saturday afternoon a shocking accident occurred in the Lady Margaret Colliery, Treherbert, the property of the Marquis of Bute, whereby Mr. David Williams, under manager, about 46 years of age, residing at 77, Bute-street, in the locality, was killed instan- taneously by a fall of roof weighing about 30 tons. It appears that about ten minutes previous to the accident Mr. Thomas, manager of the colliery, had been talking to the deceased gentle- man in the lodge room near the bottom of the shaft. Mr. Thomas then went out of the pit and Mr. Williams proceeded down the level to go into some of the working places in the yard seam. On the parting, about 120 yards from the lodge room, he saw a few yards away, in a heading branching in the right, the rider standing waiting for the journey." While Mr. Williams stood there talking to him five pairs of the double tim- bers, thirteen, feet in height and the same length across, were smashed to pieces by a fall of the roof, the debris, weighing about twenty tons, completely covering Mr. Williams, who was undoubtedly killed instantaneously. The news of the sad affair reached Mr. Thomas, who was engaged near the weighing machine close by the mouth of the pit, about ten minutes later, and he at once descended the shaft, and operations throughout the mine were in a short time afterwards suspended. The body of the deceased gentleman was got out from under the fall about an hour and a half after the occurrence. He had only been employed about six weeks at the pit. For a number of years previously he had occupied the post of colliery manager at the Tynewydd Colliery in the district, which he resigned in consequence of some alterations in the management of the workings. He was well known in colliery circles throughout the Rhondda aud highly respected. He leaves a widow but no children.

INTERESTING WEDDING AT PONTYPRIDD.

CORRESPONDENCE.

BRIDGEND LOCAL BOARD.!

RODGH ON BRASS BANDS.

CRICKET. ^—.—

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