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ATTEMPTED SUICIDE OF A CORPORAL.

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ATTEMPTED SUICIDE OF A CORPORAL. In London on Saturday at the Bow-street Police- court, Alfred Cooper, aged 23, a corporal in the Royal Artillery, was charged with attempting to commit suicide under the following circumstances. The defendant was in charge of an escort for the purpose of conveying an absentee from the regiment to Col- chester. It was intended to return by the last train, but by some means that was missed. The defendant's mother resides in London, and it appeared from the evidence that he suggested that they should take their prisoner to her house and return by the first train on Saturday morning. They proceeded down the Em- bankment, and when near Charing-cross railway bridge defendant had occasion to stop. His com- rades, with the prisoner, walked on. Upon disco- vering that the prisoner was gone, defendant became very excited, and rushing down to Charing-cross Pier throw off his helmet and tunic and jumped into the river. The alarm was given by the night watchman, and defendant was rescued by one of the attendants at the floating swimming bath. In reply to Mr. Flowers, defendant said that on finding that his escort bad walked away, and not being able to see his prisoner, he became very much alarmed, and knowing that by military law he would be liable to five years' imprisonment, he felt that he would rather die and leave his wife a widow than allow her to remain the wife of a convict. Defendant seemed to be very excited, and Mr. Flowers hesitated about handing him over to the military authorities at present. Defendant, however, desired to return to Colchester, and as it was intimated that an escort was on its way to conduct him there, Mr. Flowers sent him to St. George's barracks.

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A MODEL SCHOOL TEACHER.

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