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BURNT TO DEATH!

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BURNT TO DEATH! The following sad accident occurred at Doncaster early on Sunday morning:— Miss Weeks, a highly respectable lady of indepen- dent means, residing at 27, Hall-gate, retired to rest about midnight on Saturday. Although more than seventy years of age, she was in the habit of sleeping alone, and her maid left her about half-past twelve nearly ready for bed. It was her habit to read a por- tion of Scriptures, or a prayer, before getting rnto bed, and for this purpose she had removed the canale from the washstand to the bidet by the side of the bed. How she set herself on fire, however, it is impossible to say, but soon after half-past one the servants were alarmed by the ringing of her bell. One of them im- mediately went, and found the room in flames. She rushed back to give the alarm to her fellow-servant, and then both went into the street and called out "Fire!" Mr. Walker, surgeon dentist, who resides next door, was attracted by their cries, and, partially dressed, went immediately to their assistance. They were in such a state of agitation, however, that he could scarcely make out the full extent of the calamity but proceeding upstairs he found the bedroom on the nrst floor on fire. Knowing it was Miss Weeks s room, he groped his way in, but he was driven back by the smoke and heat, for everything appeared in a red glow. He then procured water from downstairs and threw it into the room, having previously called out in the street "Fire fire Policeman Cooper fortu- nately heard the cry, and at once went to his assist- ance. With much courage and presence of mrnd the officer entered the room, closing the door after him. in order to find Miss Weeics, and he found her crouched in the cornar of the room, on the far side of the bed. He carried her out on to the landing, and it was found she was still alive, although dreadfully burnt. Dr. Scholfield who lives nearly opposite, and who had been in constant attendance on the unfortunate lady, had in the meantime been and was there to render every assistance. Nonmedical skilL however, was of avail, and the poor lady expired about half-past five the same morDin^*

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A LITTLE MISTAKE CORRECTED!

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