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I WITNESS COMPLIMENTED. I

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I WITNESS COMPLIMENTED. I inquest Upon Victim of Pontardulais Burning Tragedy. I Mr. Wiison, deputy county coroner, held an inquiry at Fontardulais # on Thursday evening touching the don,thot Mrs. Charlotte Evans (63), of G, Trinity-place, Pontardulais. Annio Evans, 18, Stepney-street, Llanelly (daughter), gave evidence of identification. M.i6S Jtosanna Bowen said that de- ceased had rented a bed-tutting room irom her (witness') mother for the l I 7 years. On Tuesday oteuiufi^ about D witness saw deceased run into the passage enveloped in flames. Witatasi ran .to the bed and got a. counterpane which she thi-ew over the deceased. Witness's mother and- sister came to j her assistance, and she ran for the doctor. The ire iii decea«sed'is room was low. but an overturued cau?a lay uh?ht on the hearthstone. Mr?. Anne Bo wen, landlady, cor- roborated. About 5.30 on Tuesday (-v?ning deceased was in the kitchen with witue??, and s,hc was then quItc merry. Doceased left for her own rouN? aud witness did not ?w?) her agtvin until her daughter shouted to her, after 9 p.m., Mrs. Evans is oil j fire She ran, and saw decease d in flames in the passage. DçoeaMXl said- nothing, but simply groaned. Dr. H. J. Isaac said he wa.6 called on Tuesday evening about 9.30. He found deceased lying in thn passage, covered by a counterpane. He examined her. and found she had Iwen most severel y burned from the face down to the knees. Th'ath v.ii.s due to shock. The jury, in bringing in a verdict of "accidental dea.í;I," eonipiiniented the witness Miss Iioueri on her commend- able promptitude and presence of mind, in her attempt to extinguish the flames.

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