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THE BAD DEATH AT TREHER- BERT. Mr David Morris Jenkins, the Treherbert tradesman who committed suicide last Friday afternoon by taking poison, was, it is understood, from 40 to 45 years of age. He buried his wife about five weeks ago. That lady was subject to fits of mental aberration. Mr Jenkins seems to have felt the bereavement somewhat keenly. He did not attend the: funeral. His circumstances pecuniarily were not flourishing, and when & vacancy arose for an attendance:officer in connection with the Ystradyfodwg School Borod, some few weeks since, he contemplated trying for the post, but he did not do so, as, he remarked to anacquainto ance, his credit Was not highland he had no hopes of success. Mr Jenkins was a native of the Rhondda Valley. He leaves several children,, the eldest about 11 years, and the youngest-about five. For them the deepest commiseration is felt, and it is not unlikely that the sympathy may take a practical.form. On Monday afternoon an inquest was held by Mr T. Williams, deputy-coroner, at the Duiiraveir Arms Hotel. The jury was a highly respectable on. Mr William Jeffreys was foreman. Mary Jenkins said I am a singled woman. De- ceased was my brother. There were three children by his wife who diea six weeks ago. I lived with him. He was quite healthy. He was desponding at times.. There wae- nothing else to account for his despondency except the death of his wife. He appeared as well as usual last Friday. He left the house at- 1.30 p.m., saying he wag going back to the shop. About 5.30 p.m. I heard of hi3 death. Ihe body was afterwards brought home. My brother was in.the babit'of taking and smoking opium. Eva.n Thomas deposed: I am landlord of the Dunraven Hotel. Lknew deceased-well About 3.30 p.m. on Monday he came into my house. He rung the bell, and I went to him. He had a hand- kerchief in his hand, and said, "Thomas, I have cut* my-finger; Brinsrme a drou of rum. I feel it coming over me." He paid me Sd for it. Assoon as I got outside I heard him groaning and vomit- ing, I went back, and found him with his head all over the couch. He had vomited over his arm. He -am-speechless, The rum was gone. I rose him in a sitting posture and called my wife. His mother and the doctor were sent for. He died at about a quarter to five o'clock. The servant girl-handed a bottle to Frost in my presence. Saturday morning I handed it to a constable. Ann Edwards said-: lam a servant at the Dun- raven Hotel. I saw deceased come into the house- on Friday. On Saturday morning, at about, 9.30, I found the bottle, produced, under the cushion of the sofa. Inspector Thomas King deposed At about 5.30 p.m..on Friday, I heard of the occurrence. I went to the Dunraven Hotel. Deceased was lying dead on the sofa. I found Id. on him and some papers. I received this bottle from Police. constable Johns, to whom it was banded in by Mr Thomas. Mr Edward Samuel Warburton said: I am a surgeon practising here. I knew the deceased well. I was called to see and saw him about 4.50 p. m. on Friday. He was perfectly unconsciousâ in a comatose stateâstentorous breathing, and contracted pupils. He lived about lialf-an-hour. The bottle produced was handed to me next day. I think it contained opium powder and tincture of card iinum-. From the evidence and from appear- ance, I think he died from an overdose of narcotic p .ison. The jury retired, and brought in a verdict of "Died from taking an overdose of opium whilst in a desponding mood." The Deputy Coroner pointed out that that was no verdict," as it was not definite in its terms. The point wasâDid deceased commit suicide, or n°The jury again retired, and brought in the following an,ended verdictDeath from the effects of an over-dose of opium, tciken by misad- veiiture." Deceased will be interred on Tuesday. He was a connexion of the late Canon J ellkinq, of Abtr- dare, :mr] of Dr. Dyke, Mertbyr. He as also, it Los, aliaized- a relative of Ilord Chief Justice James, of Madras (Indi;i). It is stated that he attempted to commit suicide on a preceding oc- casion. i

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