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THE BRAZILIAN REVOLT. I

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AMERICA CUP RACE

TRAGEDY AT BURY ST. EDMUNDS.

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TRAGEDY AT BURY ST. EDMUNDS. ATTEMPTED MURDER AND SUICIDE. The Central News Bury St. Edmunds corre- spondent telegraphs :âOn Monday afternoon at Cockfield, near Bury St. Edmunds, a shocking attempted murder and suicide took place. William Souter twice shot at a neighbour, Mrs. Crick, and then deliberately loaded his gun, and, placing it beneath his chin, pushed the trigger with a forked twig. The charge entered his head, and killed him instantly. Both victims are over 60 years old, and had lived in humble circumstances under the same roof. The tragedy occurred in the locality of the allotments close to their heme. Crick was engaged to sweep the schoolroom after the children had left, and later was ob- served running towards the allotments shriek- ing Murder and bleeding at the back of the ear, followed by Souter, carrying a gun. Previously a report haa been heard. Crick took refuge under- neath the petticoats of Mrs. Cocksedge, whom Souter threatened to shoot also, if she did not move away. Despite Crick's frantio entreaties, Cocksedge wrenched herself aivity- leaving a large portion of her under clothing in Crick's hand. Souter then fireci on Crick, wounding her in the shoulder. Cooksedge's three-year-old child received a. pellet in her hand. Crick lies unconscious, never having spoken since. No hope is entertained of her recovery. Apparently Souter imagined Crick and her hus- band were concerned in his having received notice to quit his tenement this Michaelmas. A Press A.?;-i.ti,)u telegram ,.y?:-Th- cause of the iU-teetmg betwef-n the Cricks and Souter is alleged to be tbftt the Cricks had accused Souter, who did not bear a very good character, of poisoning their pigs. THE INQUEST. lhe coroner s jury on Monday evening re- tu?m?d ,di?'t f fl 'd?. the ?.q.?at held on the body of Soutoe?.

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ITHE CHAMBERLAIN CANARD.

I MORE MISERY PROBABLE.

ITHE CATERHAM SCANDAL.

CONDITION OF CAPTAIN O'SHEA.

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