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-Sjji ©IR LONDON LETTER. .

IRISKS OF LEAD WORKERS.

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I RISKS OF LEAD WORKERS. If The Home Office issued on Monday night a, H special report on dangerous or injurious pro- B cesses in the .smelting of materials contains ■ ing lead and in the manufacture of red and Horange lead and flaked litharge. B Dealing with the disease known as plum- hisHl in the smelting of metals, the report H states that there were cases in: lf»08, K and sixty-six in 1909, the average of the pre- S vious eiglit years being- 34.4 pier annum. A rough estimate gave for lead smelting an attack rate for plumbism of over three per cent. and for spelter production over one per ■ cent, of persüns employed. During the ten ■ years 1899-1909 there were 463 cases, of which nineteen were fatal, giving an average of 4.1 deaths per 100 cases notified. B I-ioils recommend a tion s are made. to S secure the safety of the workpeople, and in to.cleanliness it, ,is provided that Bevery person engaged in any lead process Bshall, before- partaking of food, wash his face and hands, and before leaving the premises B wash his head and arms.

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ALLEGED BOGUS BARON.

8NEW BOOTS CAUSE DEATH.

1A BRIGHTON TRAGEDY.

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WIDOW'S BREACH OF PROMISE.

YIPI-ADDYIAYEI-AYE.

WHALETSLAND TREASURE HUNT.

-_.--I FUN 'AND FANCY. 0-

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