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SAD END OF AN ABERDARE} COLLIER.

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SAD END OF AN ABERDARE COLLIER. THE INQUEST. On Friday morning a fatal accident occurred at the Werfa Colliery, Aberdare. It appears that whilst a collier named Benjamin Reea, living at Windsor- terrace, Abernant, was proceeding to his work under- ground at the above colliery, in company with other colliers, he was knocked down by a tram which had been detached from the rope. The poor fellow had his leg broken as well as other injuries. He died soon afterwards from shock and loss of blood. The deceased leaves a large family to mourn his loss. On Saturday, at the Rose Wenallt, Abernant, an inquest was held by Mr. R. J. Rhys, coroner, touch- ing the death of Benjamin Rees, 1, Windsor-terrace, Abernant, who was killed on Friday morning at the Werfa Colliery. Mr. G. F. Adams, one of the assis- tant inspectors of mines, was present, while Mr. W. Thomas watched the case on behalf of the company, From the evidence it transoired that two journeys of coal were brought down simultaneously toa double part- ing from the three-feat seam and the sever."feet seam, the same rope being attached to both. The practice at the colliery is that when the rider on the seven-feet seam has got his journey ready, he signals by an electric bell to the rider on the other seam. Then hQtb riders let their trams run at the same time. On Friday the rider at the No. 3 seam, John Howells, got his signal All right," and allowed his tram to run down, with the result that the rope on the three-feet seam became detached, and, running wild, knocked Rees down, breaking hie leg and otherwise injuring him, with the result that he died shortly afterwards, It was shown that. the lider on the No. 3 seam bad not gi ven the signal Howells had received, and it tran- spired that the lx>ys employed underground have been in the habit of interfering with the signals, and the manager stated that he had offered a reward for the detection of any offender of this kind. The Coroner reviewed the case, saying that it was evident from the evidence that some one had interfered with the signals and the jury returned a verdict to the effect that Rees had been killed by a rope running wild, and the Foreman said it was to l>e hoped that the officials at the colliery would be successful in find- ing out the offender on this occasion, and that J.. would be prosecuted.

ABERDARE SCHOOL BOARD.

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