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1'"' THE RECENT FATAE COLLIERY…

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1 THE RECENT FATAE COLLIERY EXPLOSIONS. rjhe Mansion-house Committee. The Mansion-house Committee formed for the relief of the sufferers by the recent terrible colliery Oxplo&ons ia Yorkshire and Staffordshire met on laondsy for the despatch of business. The Lord Mayor presided, and the committee was attended by the following members :-Mr. W. J. Maxwell, Mr. R. A Gray, Mr. Frederick Thompson, Mr. Alderman and Sheriff Waterlow, Mr. Sheriff Lyeett, Mr. Samuel Morley, Mr. Alderman Fir mis, Lieutenant- Colorel Staart Wortley, and Mr. R. C. L. Bevan. XeUera were received from the Earl Fitzwiilian m Lord. Lieutenant of the West Riding of York. shire in which the Barnsley catastrophe happened, and from the Eirl of Lichfiald, as Lord-Lieutenant of Ste,tf,rldahtre, in which county Salk, where the second ca,le.mi-tyooourred.is situate. These letters were to 'he efft that at the present moment the 100al com- toitteea had sufficient funds in their hands to meet the immediate wants of the sufferera, and Lord Lichfield Sfiolaeed copies of the resolutions adopted at a county Meeting, held in Staffordshire, suggesting that the fund rawed ia London should be applied to the per. to»uent relief of, -and provision for, the bereaved. It Waa farther stated that in Staffordshire the local commUteee were granting 5a. per week to each widow and la. 6d. per week for each ohild, and that clothes had been supplied by a committee of ladias, of which the wife of Mr. Samuel Child, the late High Sheriff of the county, was the head. The Lord Mayor handed in several letters which,, he had leeeitfed from visitors to Staffordshire, mentioning several oases of extreme distress which did not seem to have been touched upon by the local committees. The subject-matter of this correspondence gave rise to some discussion, which terminated in a resolution to communicate by tfrat night's poat with the local committees in both districts, requesting to be sup- plied forthwith with a statistical return of the number of widows, children, and others who by the calamities have been deprived of their natural pro- tectors and supporters, so that some estimate might be made of the extent to which claims might be justly toftde. The total -am,-)nrt actually received at the Mansion-house was XIO.411, and the total received and promised amounted to X14,116,

THE DOUBLE MURDER AND SUICIDE…

FATAL AGGIDENT A I' THE AGEI-COLTUBAL…

I FIRE AND LOSS OF LIFE.

____e---,THE ATROCIOUS OUTRAGE…

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