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MX TSA, OR DIN A B Y AND MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR IN MILE-WED. An inquiry was held by Mr. Humphreys, coroner, at the Crown and Seeptre Tavern, Charles. street, Milo- end Old Town, on-.Wednesday, relative to the death, under very singular circumstances, of two new-born children, the illegitimate offspring of a young woman named Emily Warner. Jane Warner, a widow residing at 8, St. James- street, Mile-end, said that the two deceased were the children of her daughter Emily, a bead-worker, who was in her twentieth year. On Saturday night, between eleven and twelve o'clock, witness, her daughter Emily, and her youngest daughter Hannah, ttged ten, went to bed together in the same bed. Witness did not know that the elder girl liad gone wrong. Daring the night Emily asked for a drink of water, saying she did not feet well; witness gave it to her, and fell asleep. Oa San- day morning when she awoke, Emily said that she could not get up, for something had happened. Wit- ness then found the two deceased children in the bed, dead. She Put; them at once into an empty pail, and fetched a doctor. In cross-examination by the coroner, it was elicited that witness had suspected something was wrong with her daughter, but when she positively denied that it was so witness believed her implicitly. No baby-elothes were prepared. Witness had not heard anything during the night, and the children were certainly dead when she awoke in the morning. Wit- ness. knew that her daughter kept company with a young man named Richard Waits. Mr. F. J. Eiley said that he was called in, and told that the girl bad had a miscarriage. When he de- manded to see the children, a pail was produced half fall of water, and in it he found two fally-developed male children, quite dead. The post-mortem examina- tion showed that the tongues and eyes protruded, and there was marked lividity. If the children had been born alive he should attribute their deaths to suffoca- tion or strangulation. But he could not undertake to say that they had been born alive. If there had been proper attendance, &c., there waa no reason why they should not have been born alive. He hardly thought it possible that Mrs. Warner could have been in the same bed' while the children were born and have known nothiiJEr about it; but thera was one case on reccra I which such a thiag was said to have occurred. An hour and a half was the average time tha* between the birth of twins. There was no reason vLy tha deceased children should not hava -ive arked up,)n tho case, Iv -S nSSfSSrt tie Uri children were faaud. dead lU a bed; that there was no reason wby they should not have been born alive; but under what circumstances they came by their aeaths the evidence fatted to prove." — ja

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