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IAccidental Death. : I

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. Fatal Accident at Hirwain.


Fatal Accident at Hirwain. On Monday, 17th inst., John Waines. 44 years of age, a native of Somerset, lodging at 7a, Merthyr-road, Hirwain, employed as a navvy at the Ystradfellte new waterworks, was se- verely injured on his head by the fall of a stone while working in the trench. Dr. Tre- vor Jones, Aberdare, and Dr. Powell, Hirwain, were immediately in attendance. The man's skull was dreadfully injured, and a trained nurse was cal1ed in. The unfortunate man suc. cumbed to his injuries on Sunday morning last. An inquest was held at Bodwigaid Hotel, on Wednesday morning, before Dr. W. R. Jones. Mr Harry Waines said deceased was his brother and was about 44 years of age, and a single man. When out of employment he was depen- dent on his three sisters. He was by trade a stone mason.-HalTY Fairley, a foreman, said that at the time of the accident he was six yards from deceased. He heard some one call out that a man had been hurt. The trench was 60 feet deep, and the man was working at the bottom. He was hurt by a fall of atone. He could not say from what part the stone came. The man was taken to the ambulance station aoout 200 yards from the trench.-Thomas Gor- den, a co-workman, said that he was working at the time of the accident close by deceased. The weight of the stone which struck deceased was about 28 lb., and most likely had fallen from the side of the trench. — Mr. Joseph Burdge, a navvy missioner, said that he gave first-aid treatment to the man. He kept at the station all things needed for the first-aid treat- ment..—Mr. James E. Morrison, agent for the contractors, said that he was responsible for the charge of the work.—The Coroner: Did Mr. Henry, the manager, inform you of the suggestions made about the month of September last year when another fatal accident happened at the work?—Witness: Yes.—The Coroner said it would be his duty to report to the Board of Trade.—Dr. Powell having given evidence, the Coroner said he wished to emphasise two points.—First, to prevent accidents they must get more proper protection for the men. Se- condly, they must make better provision in case of accidents. He proposed to correspond with the Neath Corporation.—A verdict of "Acci- dental death" was returned.

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