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TRADE REPORTS. THE COAL AND IRON TRADES OF SOUTH WALES. In the past week a slightly beSter tone prevailed in our steam co..l market, and more regular working has been going on at some collieries. The clearances for this period show much more satisfactory results than those of late chronicled. The small coal market continues in a satis- factory state, and there is not much difficulty in dis- posing of this commodity. The house coal market is ill a dull condition the demand is poor, and. speaking generally, the tone at present prevailing is far from ;1ealthy. The pitwood market has had a slightly fitmer tendency, although as yet 110 perceptible alteration has taken place in prices. In the iron ore market there is 110 improvement to record the quantities of late coming forward have been of a substantial nature. The clearances for the past week have been as follow-.—Foreign, from Cardiff, 129,226 tons, and from Newport 27.29b tOllS. SOUTH. WALES SLIDING SCALE COMMITTEE. A special'meeting of the Bliding Scale Joint Com- mittee 01. Monmoutiishire and South Wales WdS held on Monday at the Angel Hotel. Cardiff, Mr. Abraham (vice- caairman) presiding, to consider the questions in dis- pute which eaused the late strike at the Gelliand Ty'ny- bedw Collieries. There were present on the owners'side Messi's, Edward Jones, Archibald Hood, C. B. Holland, and Mr. Gascoyne Dalziel (secretary) on the workmen's side, Messrs. W. Abraham, David Morgan, Isaac Evans-, John Jenkins, David Edwards, John 1\1orgrn, and T. W. Jones (secretary). It is satisffwtory to state that the two questions ill dispute, namely, as to the standard cutting prices and the periods of the pays, were settled. In regard thereto it was resolved to adopt the s tandard of the Monmouthshire and South Wales Collieries Associa- tion, and Messrs. A. Hood and W. Abraham were ap- pointed by the Sliding Scale Joint Committee to investi- gate the rates, and settle what the standard rate should be, the settlement to be effected within one month from that date. In regard to the period of the pays. the claim of the workmen to be pald fortnightly was admitted, and that arrangement will, therefore, be in future carried out. MONMOUTHSHIRE AND SOUTH WALES COLLIERIES ASSOCIATION. A meeting of this association took place subsequently. Mr. A. Hood presided, and there wêre present Messrs. Coward, C. Cory, C. Grey, Lusty. H. W. Martin, W. Thomas, H. Bedlington, A. Davies, T. Latch, fr. H. Bailey, R. Cory, J. C. Colquhoun, F. Cartwright, L. .Tyler, H. Kirkhouse, Forster Brown, Evan Lewis, Ll. Evans, W. W. Hood, W. Simons (solicitor), and W. Gascoyne Dalziel (secretary). The decision of the Sliding Scale Joint Committee, as reported above, wasannounced by the chairman, and met with unani- mous a\Jproval.-The strike at the Cwmglo Colliery, which lasted from the 1st inst. to the 7th. was reported, but the men had resumed work.—Mr. Charles Henry James was elected associate, for Mr. Thomas Forster Brown, for the Great Western Colliery.-The Secretary reported that by advices from the secretary of the Mining Association of Great Britain the Home Secretary (Sir Vernon Harcourt) had consented Lr reeelve a depu- tation on the subject of the appointmisnt of additional inspectors of mines next month. ANTHRACITE DISTRICT OF MINERS AT BRYNA.MMAN. The usual monthly meeting of the anthracite miners was held at Tregibe Arms, Brynamnian, on Saturday, Mr. Zaeth Jones. Cwmamman.presided. The secretary, Mr. E. Rees, and representatives from the following collieries were present:—Dunant, Glanlest, Cae'rbryn, Rhos, Park. Cawdor, Raven, Garnant, Waun Caegurwen, Brynmorgan, Hendreforgan, Cwmgilfach, and Y nysced- wyn New Pit. Many minor matters were discussed and agreed upon. In the reports from the various coliieri* it was found that on the whole work in the district <W ing last month was rather irregular. At the Colliery, near Ammanford, operations bad been Out t pended for the whole fortnight, and owing to son* { reason unknown to the workmen there were no hopes iJ t resumingthemsoon. 11 transpired also that the employed after stopping the colliery and paying all the otbel men the wages due to them, had refused to pay tW hnuiip- s "-110 had made p, contract with him to bring tb* coal out to the bottom of the shaft, alleging that the coo4 tract with them, they not bringing a sufficient quantity of coal out per diem, had been broken The meeting, hoW< ever, alter carefully considering the matter, failed W see that the employer was justified in detaining th men's money. Consequently instructions were given M the officials of the district to endeavour to obtain th< money for the men through amicable means, and, failing that, to institute proceedings to obtain it by legaL means. After this a general discussion took place as tel what had occurred in the district during the month. TJE MATCSTKG WORKS.—We are requested to ststd that the Maesteg ironworkers, as well as the Tondd men, have agreed to resume work at a 10 per cent/ reduction. Our previous report was to the effect thai they had refused these terms. GAZETTE NEWS. I they had refused these terms.

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