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ATTEMPTED SUICIDE AT THE EXHIBITION.

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ATTEMPTED SUICIDE AT THE EXHIBITION. At the Westminster police-court, on Thursday, John Greenham, a man apparently in a very dejected state, was charged with making two attempts to cut his throat at the Exhibition. Police-constable 474 X said that yesterday after- noon he found the defendant in the Exhibition evi- dently suffering from great depression of spirits. Witness asked what was the matter with him, to which he made no reply, but said he should like to see a Mr. Alcock- Witness fetched Mr. Alcock, when the defendant shook hands with him and said, "Goodbye." Immediately after this the defendant drew a knife across his throat and fell on the ground. The knife but little more than scratched him, but he took another knife from his pocket and endeavoured to make a second attempt of the same description. Mr. Ingham: What did you do with him ? Witness: I took him to the reserve room of the Exhibition, and, having some reason to believe that he had taken poison, I sent for a doctor; but it was his opinion that such was not the case. Mr. Ingham. asked the accused what he had to z!l say. Defendant replied that he was a first-class porter at the Exhibition, and had lately been in much trouble of mind caused by his having four children depending upon him and his wife laid up. Driven by distress he had been induced to borrow a shilling of one and a shilling of another until some one threatened to report him, and, fearing the conse- quences, he flew to drink, and was under its influence when he made these attempts. A superintandent at the Exhibition stood forward and gave him a very good character. He considered defendant exceedingly well conducted, and had never heard anything to his prejudice. Mr. Ingham asked if he had a friend present who would take charge of him. His wife said she would. He was then given into her charge.

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