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[[Start Page]] [[preprinted]] June, THURSDAY, 17. 1897. [[/preprinted]] Tempt +62[[degree symbol]] and Barometer 28.30 @ 7 [[superscript]] 3 [[/superscript]]/a " [[ditto for: Tempt]] +64[[degree symbol]] [[dittos for: and Barometer]] 28.19 @ 6 PM Damp wet disagreeable day - Raining - drizzling all day - Both Collieries are idle - Put up notices to-day, to the effect that bids will be received to drive the 2' West Skidmore Gangway at Vulcan which is in a rock fault. Also to drive a tunnel from the Seven Foot gangway to the Skidmore on the 1st Lift, West side - Thomas S. McNair of Hazleton was here this AM - We ordered the Compressed Air Locomotives, Piping etc, from H K Porter & Co, and the Compressor from the Norwalk Iron Works Co., to-day - Men here at New Boston loading the 10 cars of BWheat in stock - for LVRR Co So Easton - Also have men loading 2 trucks with brick, for BMtn Colliery, where it will be used for constructing a fan draft plant - which so far - has not been ordered, but will be, probably, this week - [[End Page]] [[Start Page]] [[preprinted]] June, FRIDAY, 18. 1897. [[/preprinted]] Tempt +66[[degree symbol]] and Barometer 28.25 @ 7 [[superscript]] 3 [[/superscript]]/a " [[ditto for: Tempt]] +68 [[dittos for: and Barometer]] 28.36 @ 6 PM Pleasant all day - Sun shining brightly - Both Collieries idle - R.R. Co. not running cars - The usual squads of men are working in and around the Colliery, repairing and cleaning up - Carpenters are putting in the new Christ (Nut) Jig at Vulcan - Everything quiet - 39/4 cars of BWht have been loaded here at New Boston, from stock - Asked for 40/4 received 39 - The men are now loading brick (2 trucks) for BMtn. - The Committee sent out by the Legislature, to examine into the condition of the miners of the Anthracite Coal Region, have made out their report - Same was published in the Pottsville Miners [[strikethrough]] table [[/strikethrough]] Journal - [[End Page]]
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