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ATTEMPTED MURDER AND SUICIDE.

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ATTEMPTED MURDER AND SUICIDE. A dreadful occurrence took place in a small back house in John-street, Kate's-hill, -Dudley, on Friday afternoon. In the house in question there had lived for some time Thomas Garland, a miner, Sarah Garland, his wife, and three young children. Garland had not been at work for three weeks, as he was suffering from brain fever, and during that time his wife was most careful and tender in her attentions to him. On Thursday the man had leeches applied to his head, and seemed much re- lieved. On Friday morning he was able, to get about better than usual, but towards afternoon he appeared (to get worse, and became much ex- cited. Alooxit two o'clock he asfesd for some mow leeches to be applied, and sent one of his children to request his wife to procure some. It is said that he went, upstairs for a short time, and afterwards came down more excited. He then seized a carving knife, took hold of his wife by the- hair of her head and inflicted' a frightful gash in her throat. Immediately after doing this he took hold of a razor and cut his own throat. The poor woman was removed to the house- of a friend in the same court, and was tended by a. number of women. The man Garland was taken upstairs-to his own bedroom; and Mr. Cochrane, surgeon, and Mr. Eowton, were called in. Upoa. examination it was found that the wounds inflicted were neither of them so serious as was anticipated.. Nevertheless they bled copiously, and both the sufferers became insensible from loss of blood. The wounds were sewn up in the usual way, and all that surgical aid could do was rendered by the gentlemen named. The un- fortunate woman was far advanced sn pregnancy, and it was feared that premature labour would be the re- sult of the shocking catastrophe. The man lay help- less upon the bed, groaning piteously, and was of course guarded by the police. He was told by one- of the constables that he would be charged with having attempted to murder his wife, and he replied, Oh, no; I never meant to hurt her." The man and woman lived very happily together, and he was of remarkably sober habits. No cause- whatever can be assigned for the dreadful act by which so much misery has been caused, and the only construction that can at present be put upon the conduct of the man is, that he was at the time suffering from disease of the brain to such an ex- tent that he was not capable of discriminating be- tween right and wrong.

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