Fawkner coal 1870
Su- I The Coavl Snslnese. : i'V; y . ' ' CARDS. to the Editor of The Newa." llr. Turner in answer to my card in your soeet ox tne zsia instant, states that "Messrs. Fawkner k Connelly throughtheir agents Mr. Lemtaan of the firm ot Lemman k Watson, propose to discuss the feasibility of the scheme oi out aiy oavmg a coal inspector." I am not now nor never have been an agent for Fawkner k Connelly, nor does the firm of Letmman k Watson do business for them directly or indirectly. Should they desire to discuss mis question, tner would probably do ou u-cr u-cr u-cr meif own aiirnaiure. f rl an - . Ain iurner snows great -lacuitv -lacuitv ;as an acroqat, in his aptness for dodging the issue. The objection made to the appointment of a coal inspector was, theextra hauling added to the weleh master's fee, would increase, the value ot western coal from 12 to 15 per cent. winrr cou in ixae ratio, tT. c... .! 1 l-t l-t l-t .V- .V- ' . V,. .1 1 expease," and "goes one better," and more i.uv nii. .v w Ciju WCU LVU M VOC1T uwu icuyj wisaes to compel purchasers to pay for. the same, without giving them option in the maiier. Those who have weighed their coal, know whenj there comes a, thaw, no rare .occurrence in our changeable climate, carts-have carts-have carts-have to be re-wejighed re-wejighed re-wejighed three or four times a day. as the mud I and ice becomes detached from the wheels, making a decrease of from SO to 75 pounfls. It would be exceedinglr interesting to anve to ana iro ana get o&ual note or the change. " Thi petition in Monday's Sentinel would nave come witn better rrace from a rerson other! than one who barters in coal. Having exprepsea myseii as cieariy as possible oa tnis subject, I am done. I am as much, in favor oi nonesty and eauity in the coal trade as any one, but shall oppose any "scheme" which will enhance its value, and where Ijthink the ena win not jusury me means. .- .- , 1 . Respectfully, 7 ; ; 3 . ' L. A. LtVMif Of fcbe firm of Lemman 4 Watson, 61 Xorth i eauijivania sireeu , ' AXOTESS CAKO.