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PRISONER'S AMAZING I ESUAPADtS,i

I MITCHELL KILLED IN I ACTION.

IN A HAND-CART, !

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-I NEWS OF SWANSEA ! iNURSE.…

.-I JUMPED INTO DOCK. I

THE WOMAN IN THE I CASE. i

I POPULAR -,AT GORSEINON.I

-I I A POUND A WEEK. ]

AMAZING MILITARY FEAT.'

! SWANSEA RAILWAY- ! MEN'…

BETTER NURSES ANDI t DOCTORS.I…

ISERIOUS BRITON FERRYI l-ACCIDENT.

I CHEERING THEM UP AT CIMLA.I

j LIVELY SCENES AT ! ! SWANSEA.

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KING EDWARD VII. I ! MINED.!…

I TINPLATE GROWTH. I

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TINPLATE GROWTH. NTERE STING DEYELOPENTSi RECALLED. THE SERVICES OF THE LATE MR. DAN EDWARDS, J.P. The death of Mi. Daniel Ed wards. J.P.. the founder of the Dufiryn Tinpla.te and other wcrks at Momston, recalls to memory his sea-vices to the t nip late industry of this and other countries t-hroagh the introduc- tion of Siemens steel instead of chaircoal iron ae the base material of tinpiate. and of im- proved tingling machine?, atfec-ting economy In tin and reduciion m labour cost (says I the Iron and Coal Trades Rendew.") It wae only about 1864 that steei was made use of in the BMnufa?ure of tinplaic. succe6sful ?xperimsnts having been nh'?c with Bessemer eteeil (produced in Dowlai?; at the A.berdulais Tinpdate Works, >" e3¡j:h. ¡ For a considerable time afterward^ the pricc and variation in quality militated against J its use in the higliier qualitiea of linplatee*. About 1870 Dr. Siemens bad produced opan- hearth steal at the Li-tndotv ^A'crks. which gave satisfaction to the Government. In [ after years, when a great fail in the. price of ) steel took piace. and the maaiagc-meait at t Landore Works realised that the steel rail they produced could not be done as cheaply as by the Beahem?r pocs, it became a matter of vitaJ intarcst that other c?n'tl?ts be found for the products of the Siemens I Drocess. LANDORE WORK3 AXD TIN BAR'S. I Mr. Ridley, the manager r.f the Landoie I Worke, turned his attention to the possi- bility of supplying tin bars made of steel by the Siemens pl". It is understood that the first rolling of such steel wu*> m&dc at the Worcester Works, Morriston, but not with very sa-tit=factory results. Subsequently j an arrangement was made between the Landore Company a.nd Mr. Daniel Edwards to use Siemens steel in the manufacture of tinplates at the Dufiryn Tinpiate Works, Morri.ston. Here the t^rviccs of a practical man iiKe Mr. Edwards were very great, and suitably acknowledged afi«r.v.imls b-v Dr. Saemens. Mr. Edwards divided sample* of the tin bars among each of hLs six mills, caretuiiy watched eaclt operation, and fully reported the results from a tinpiate manufacturer's point of view to the managing st'aQ at th I' Mr.)re Work?. The evsnt?ua? result was ttlilm production of steel by the Siemens- Martin process, that oould be rolled in the tinpiate mills as easily as charcoal iron, arid after receiving its tin coating, I)oar all deep stamping tests. The >;x*:ellen t charcoal iron, made at about half-a-dozen tuiplato I works, them a monopoly of the deep stamping tinpiate business; but the steel coated aharooal quality tin plates of the I Dufiryn Works broke this down. and even- tual] v the othe">" works had also to use steel. ECONOMY IX MANUFACTURE. I The late Lord G-laiiitawe had, by means of I the Morewood pot, made pwsibl^ by the I use of rolls the even spreading of the tin over the thin steel sheet, thus effecting great economy in manufacture whilst producing I superior tinniate. Mr. Dauiel Edwards successfully improved the tinning method in his Duffryn pot, making possible the coating I of large size sheets, .vith further economy of materials, and reduced cost of labour. Apart from the Players' pot, the method adopted by Mr. Edwards has been largely followed in this country and the United States for coating tinpiate a.nd terne plate. It is thus seen that few. if any, have ren- dered greater service to the tinpiate in- dustry than the late Mr. Dsniel Edwards.

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i BRITON FERRY AiD FOR BELGIANS.!

I crane; bucket kills child.I

AMERICAN ACTOR FINED AT I…

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THE CASE OF MATCHES.

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