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Page li - ... who shall hear and determine the guilt or innocence of the person or persons so charged, who, if convicted of the said offense, shall be sentenced to pay the penalty aforesaid.
Page liii - ... does not include a person or body corporate who merely receives a royalty, rent, or fine from a mine, or is merely the proprietor of a mine subject to any lease, grant, or license for the working thereof, or is merely the owner of the soil, and not interested in the minerals of the mine...
Page lii - State and county taxes, and when collected shall be paid into the county treasury for the use of the district.
Page lxi - ... driven towards and in dangerous proximity to an abandoned mine or part of a mine, suspected of containing inflammable gases, or which is inundated with water...
Page lxxii - ... it shall be his duty to examine the mines in his district as often as possible to see that all the provisions of this act are observed and strictly carried out, and he shall make a record of all examinations of mines showing the condition in which he finds them...
Page xli - A station or stations shall be appointed at the entrance to the mine, or to different parts of the mine, as the case may require, and a workman shall not pass beyond any such station until the mine or part of the mine beyond the same has been inspected and stated to be safe.
Page lvi - And there shall be cut out or around the side of every hoisting shaft, or driven through the solid strata at the bottom thereof, a traveling way not less than five feet high and three feet wide, to enable persons to pass the shaft in going from one side of it to the other without passing over or under the cage or other hoisting apparatus.
Page li - ... sureties, conditioned personally to try such appeal, and to abide the judgment of the Court thereon, and to pay such costs as may be awarded by the Court, or...
Page l - ... consumed, the number of persons employed above and below ground, in or about such colliery, classifying the persons so employed. The report shall be in such form as may be from time to time prescribed by the inspector of the district. Blank forms for said reports shall be furnished by the Commonwealth.
Page xlii - The mining-boss or his assistant shall visit and examine every wo.rking place in the mine at least once even- alternate day while the miners of such place are or should be at work, and shall direct that each and every working place is properly secured by props or timber, and that safety in all respects is assured...