3 APRIL 1880, Page 24

Thomas Whitwell : a Biographical Sketch. Edited by William Thomlinson.

(Middlesborough Gazette Office.)—An interesting record_ of a noble life. The manly piety of Thomas Whitwell was am admirable thing, of which it is well that some memorial should be preserved. Mr. Whitwell was an iron manufacturer, and in his. business an inventor of no small note. What he was as a citizen, this- little volume tells us. His last words were characteristic. Ho had gone down into the ashpit of a furnace with the foreman, John. Thompson, to inspect some defect. An escape of steam took place. Both were frightfully scalded, and turned to the ladder. "You go first," he said to Thompson.