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DEATH BY THE UPSETTING A CART.

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DEATH BY THE UPSETTING A CART. An inquiry was held on Friday by Mr. Humphreys, one of the Middlesex coroners, at the Marquis Cornwallis Tavern, Curtain-road, Shoreditch, into the circumstances of the death of Mrs. Jane Barr, aged 26, the wife of an upholsterer in the Curtain-road. Mr. J. Beard, solicitor, appeared on behalf of Mr. Wm. Barr, the husband of the deceased, and Inspector Webster for the Commissioners of Police. Mr. J. Barr, Old-streot-r.oad, identified the deceased, but knew nothing of the occurrence. Wm. Barker, 527 N, said that on Wednesday night he was on duty in Prosser-street, and saw a horse and cart driven most furiously in the direction of the City-road.. It nearly came into collision with a Hansom cab, and he followed some distance until the pace was slackened a little. He called out to the driver, but could not make him attend. About a quarter of an hour later witness was called to the Earl of Durham Tavern, where he found deceased, her husband (who is in custody), and three others. Deceased died in the public-house. Wit- ness knew nothing further of the occurrence. Mr. Barr was drunk. The Coroner said that he understood that the cart in question had run over a man, and that in trying to escape from the police the deceased was killed. He should wish to have that man before the court. Mr. Waller, the coroner's officer, said that the man was rendered insensible, and could not describe anything but that he wa3 knocked down and run over. Joseph Johnson, 61, Britannia-street, said that he saw on the night in question a light cart, with six persons in it, come at a rapid pace into Britannia-street, and when it passed witness the wheel came into collision with the kerb. The shock threw the vehicle over, and alt six persons were thrown with great violence into the road- way. Witness ran up and found the deceased woman and three bovs insensible in the road. Mr. Barr, who had been driving, was very excited, but witness would not like to say he was in liquor. He did not seem to witness to have been endeavouring to restrain his horse, but the animal was going at the very top of his speed, and witness could not well see what was being done. By Mr. Beard: In spite of his excitement Mr. Barr was rendering every assistance to his poor wife. He said at the public-house to which his wife was taken that the horse had taken fright and bolted at a hoarding. Tho,t hoarding was 200 yards off; but witness could not say whether it had there taken fright. Bv the Coroner: Witness heard tha horse galloping, apparently, from far beyond the hoarding. The horse came from the direction of the City-road. After some further evidence, Mr. William Barr, 116, Curtain-road, having been cautioned, said, that on the night in question he had only taken a glass of beer at supper, after which his wife played a tune on the piano and they went out. At Mr. Saunders they had a share of a pot of half-and-half, and they returned in the cart at a moderate pace. When the man was knocked down, witness tendered his card to the police. The deceased was killed entirely through the shying of the horse. The Coroner having summed up, Tbe jury returned a verdict — "That deceased was killed by the upsetting of a certain cart, and that the said cart was upset accidentally." The inquiry lasted over four hours.

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