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STONEDRESSING INDUSTRY OF INVERKEITHING DISTRICT.

STONEDRESSING INDUSTRY OF INVERKEITHING DISTRICT.

THE Settmaking and Kerbdressing industry in this locality is carried on in five different quarries, and gives employment to about fifty men and boys. Two of these quarries are situated in the vicinity of Inverkeithing, and are known as the Prestonhill and Crooks quarries. The ot
June 1, 1891 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
SETTMAKERS' PAST AND PRESENT.

SETTMAKERS' PAST AND PRESENT.

SIR,—As a Branch Secretary of the Settmakers' Union, I claim the privilege of taking up a Attie of your space in the first issue. You have now ma& your bow to the public, at least to that part of it who eain their bread at the quarrying and dressing of stones in all its various
June 1, 1891 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
I am, etc.,

I am, etc.,

WM. MOLLISON, 34 Aitchison Street, Airdrie.
June 1, 1891 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
WIPP' Torrtsponb en ft. WALK SLOWLY AND SURELY.

WIPP' Torrtsponb en ft. WALK SLOWLY AND SURELY.

TO THE EDITOR OF THE " SETTIdAKERS AND STONEWORKERS' JOURNAL." SIR,-It gives me great pleasure—in response to your kind invitation—to address a word to the readers of your first issue. And first allow me to congratulate the Settmakers' Union the decided step they have taken in d
June 1, 1891 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
THE CROOKS QUARRY.

THE CROOKS QUARRY.

The nature of the stone in this quarry varies a good deal; although, generally speaking, it is of fairly good quality. It is cut down by the aid of the pick and wage into small "junks," after which, to use a Settmaker's expression, "It goes with the mell.' " The stone is adaptab
June 1, 1891 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
JUNE, 1891.

JUNE, 1891.

VOL 1. No. 1. THEM.: is no flourish of trumpets announcing the birth of the Settinakers and Stoneworkers' Journal. No such demonstration is needed to mark the event as an interesting one in the history of the Settmakers' Union of Great Britain. The Journal is called into existen
June 1, 1891 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
RANDOM THOUGHTS. TO THE SECRETARY OF THE SEITMAKERS UNION.

RANDOM THOUGHTS. TO THE SECRETARY OF THE SEITMAKERS UNION.

SlR,—Having had the honour of being amongst the very first to join our Union, I should like, with your kind permission, to have a word or two in the first issue of our trade paper. Not that I consider I am able to write anything worthy of being printed, but it is just a little b
June 1, 1891 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
TENDERS WANTED For the supply of Whinstone Setts, 3i in. to 3i in. wide, 4i in. to 4i in. deep,

TENDERS WANTED For the supply of Whinstone Setts, 3i in. to 3i in. wide, 4i in. to 4i in. deep,

for Gateshead and District Tramways Company. By the Wan.stead Local Board, for the supply of 1000 tons of Guernsey Granite, or Quena,st Stone, broken to in. cube. For paving flagging, channeling, etc., in several streets, for the Hoole Local Board. • For 1000 tons of best 7 in.
June 1, 1891 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
V' NEW SYSTEM OF STREET PAVING.

V' NEW SYSTEM OF STREET PAVING.

WE have, says the Metropolitan Local Government Journal, lately examined a system of road paving invented by Mr Donald Nicoll, C.E., of Buckinghatn Street, Strand, which approaches nearer to the ideal than anything we have yet seen. Granite of a special character is selected as
June 1, 1891 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
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PRICE ONE PENNY. prevails, and from various other causes, the lot of the Settmaker has become less pleasant, and less remunerative than in former times. With such a means, therefore, for the consolidation of our ranks, and for the interchange of opinions on all subjects affectin
June 1, 1891 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland