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5th July 1935, Page 29
5th July 1935
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Opposition was provided by the coastwise Shipping Road Traffic Cornnlittee, in addition to the usual railway objections, at a recent hearing of a licence application at York. The case concerned Waddington and Co., of Hull, which applied for additional tonnage comprising three new vehicles of 4 tons each, and a mechanical-horse.

Mr. W. L. Dees, manager of the applicant concern, said that business expansion, largely due to the improvement in the building trade, justified the application. If the licences were granted it would not affect other hauliers, the railways or shipping companies, as none of these approached the sites involved.

Questioned on the subject of charges, Mr. Dees said that the concern's rates were higher than those of the coastwise shippers, and traffic had


TENDERS are invited by the following {latest t es given in parentheses) :—Mancheeter Cerporation, for 700 tens of bituminous macadam. Apply to highway's department (district siirreyor's office), Town Hall, Manchester, 2. (July 8.) Banbridge District Hospital, for supply . of about 900 tons of Welsh steam coals to hospital for a year (to be delivered in lots of approximately50 tense Apply to Mr. J. II. Harvey, District. Hospital, Banbridge. (.itily 8.) Cambridge E.G., for supply of coal, coke, etc. Apply to the education secretary, Shire Hall, Cambridge. (July 10.)

Darlington Town Council for supply of coal , and coke. Apply to chief education officer, North Lodge, Darlington. 1July 8.) Hereford Town Council, for approximately 500 tens of steam coal. Apply to engineer and manager, corporation gasworks. Hereford. einly 12.1

Hull Town Council. for coal and coke: Best hard coal, aPproximately 50 tons; furnace coke. approximately 350 tons. • Source of supply of coke must be stated. No forms of tender issued. Tenders to town clerk's office, Guildhall, Hull. (July 13.) Rutland Education Commit-tee for coal and coke. Apply county education offices, Oakhain. (July 13.-) .

Cornwall County Council for 225 tons of Treviegar Pochiu washed nut coal; 59 tons of best house coal, delivered it Camborne. Apply to Mr. T. A. H. Sheers, County Hall, Truro. Oily 11.1

All applications must be aecompanied by a stamped addressed envelope.

been lost for this reason. The company's rate for timber was 28s. 4d. a ton from Hull to London; Newcastle rates were 20s„ Leeds 14s., Bradford and Sheffield I5s., and Nottingham 16s. to 18s.

Sir William Hart, the Yorkshire Deputy Licensing Authority; reserved his decision.

Liverpool's 360,000 Tons of Refuse. Mention is made in the annual report of the Liverpool Medical Officer of Health of the wide range of duties performed by mechanical vehicles. The whole of the 688 miles of streets, together with their passages, are swept weekly, the principal streets and those in congested areas being cleansed daily. Seven sweeping . machines are employed regularly, five on night work, covering approximately 100 brush-miles of roadway nightly, and two on day work, brushing the roadway and picking up the sweepings in side streets. Three mechanical gully-emptiers are in use. The quantity of domestic and trade refuse collected during the year 1934 was 359,994 tons and the amount dis., posed of was 880,389 tons. The Pagefield system of household refuse collection is largely employed in Liverpool.


At a meeting, last Saturday, of the Boston branch of the Road Haulage Association, Mr. Frank Platts, chairman of the East Midlands Division, reported on a meeting of the Joint Conciliation Board.

After a frank discussion on the question of grading, definite decisions were made by the R.H.A., and the employers delegates had been instructed as to the attitude to take. These decisions were put before the Joint Board, but unexpected opposition ,arose from the employees' side..

The speaker appealed for the support of all members. Employers would have to put facts before the unions, and these could be obtained only by the united effort of all employers.

After some discussion, it was suggested tha.t the local committee should communicate with the local employees' union and make a joint application to the East Midland Area , Board for the formation of a joint conciliation committee of both employers and employees.

Death of M. Andre Citroen.

We much regret to announce the death of M. Andre Citrogi, which occurred in Paris on Wednesday last. M. Citroen resigned his position asmanaging director of the Citroen concern, which he founded, early this year, but remained chairman of the Board. He was made a Grand Offer of the Legion of Honour in 1981 in recognition of his work as head of the French section of the Barcelona Exhibition. M. Citroen was 57 years of age.

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