January 19, 1901. Railway delays. Serious complaints were made against the loss incurred by members through delay in the delivery of goods. The Secretary stated that a consignment of his occupied eleven days in coming from Newcastle to Sunderland, a distance of twelve miles. Mr. Marns said that a consignment of Nestlé's milk had taken 17 days from Hull to Durham. He read a letter from Nestlés, in which they stated their inability to get any satisfaction or improvement from the N.E.R. It was deemed futile for the association to take action. {{COUNTERPOINT }}