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Honouring _a Veteran Trade

Honouring _a Veteran Trade

- Unionist. COMPLIMENTARY DINNER TO H. SLATTER, ,T.P.. ON HIS RETIRE. MEN FROM OFFICIAL SERVICE. MR. ASCROFT, M.P., ON TRADE UNIONISM. Last Thursday close on 50 trades union officials from various counties in England met together to do honour to an old trade union veteran on his
04 March 1898 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
Alarming Mill Acad.= at Leigh.

Alarming Mill Acad.= at Leigh.

THREE WEAVERS INJURED. The high wind which prevailed on Tuesday is believed to be the cause of a singular accident at Hilton's silk mill, Charles-street, Leigh, which is leased to Mr. G. Griffin, owner of the Brewery-lane silk mill, Leigh. About a quarter past eleven the whole o
04 March 1898 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
ST()RIES FROM MY DIARY, BY INSPECTOR KEENE,

ST()RIES FROM MY DIARY, BY INSPECTOR KEENE,

THE FAMOUS MANCHESTER EX-DETECTIVE.
01 April 1898 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
6x4 x 4 This being increased by 2i per cent to compensate for the slippage of the spindle bands, we get :- 66.3 x 2.5

6x4 x 4 This being increased by 2i per cent to compensate for the slippage of the spindle bands, we get :- 66.3 x 2.5

- 1.6 100 and 66.3 + 1.6 67.9, or practically a 68 wheel, the same as we started off our first calculation with. Briefly put, the rule for finding twist wheel with above arrangement is as follows :—Multiply length of stretch (with roller motion added) by the turns required to be
01 April 1898 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
BURY AND ELTON.

BURY AND ELTON.

Gird:mom ASSOCIATION.—The secretary reports that there have been no members on the books again during the last week. DF.ATH A MILL SECRETART.—Mr. Thomas Rigby, who was formerly secretary of the Old Bury and Elton Commercial Company, Limited (now the Soho Mille Company), and has
01 April 1898 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
RAMSBOTTOM.

RAMSBOTTOM.

LABOrit CERTIFICATE3.—The number of certificates granted last month was 82. . • • NEW MA n.—Mr. T. Berry, of Clitheroe, has been appointed manager in the place of Mr. J. T. Fenwick at Victoria Mill. PRACTICAL SYMPITHY.—A collection was made at the Star Mill on Friday on behalf o
01 April 1898 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
VOlCalli TUX Tnz SPINDLS .A2TDTZE LOOM. (Continued from page 5.)

VOlCalli TUX Tnz SPINDLS .A2TDTZE LOOM. (Continued from page 5.)

VOlCalli TUX Tnz SPINDLS LOOM. (Continued from page 5.) BOLTON. NEW THE OPERATIVE BLEACHERS' Associanos.—The Amalgamated Association of Operative Bleachers, Dyers, and Finishers, which has now a membership of over 5,000, has acquired premises in Wood-street, Bolton, for the purpo
01 April 1898 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
BRIERFIELD.

BRIERFIELD.

DEATH OF A WE/am—Much regret is expressed at the somewhat unexpected death of Josiah Hoyle, a weaver, who was well known throughout the district. He was in the employ of Messrs. John Veeyers and Son, and only left ills work a few days hefore he died, as the result of a sudden at
01 April 1898 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
Ipoetrp.

Ipoetrp.

A PRAYEIC. Whilst visiting the sick one day, On an afternoon so mild, Xriaw a and mother knelt _Heat& their dying child. Mae doctor had given up every hope, And said the child must the; The mother heard the sentence With a deep, heartrending cry. For she loved her little offspri
21 January 1898 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
Spurgeon Anecdotes.

Spurgeon Anecdotes.

The following characteristic anecdotes are selected from the first volume of the "Autobiography of the late Rev. C. H. Spurgeon" : A PRACTICAL ILLUSTRATION. Frequently, in country places, when preaching in is low-pitched building crowded with people, I have seen the candles burn
21 January 1898 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England