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MID-DEVON RIOTS, MOB'S 0RGIS OF VIOLENCE. I CLUB PELTED WITH STONES. UNIONIST'S BODY DISCOVERED j The Mid-Devon election, with its return of a Conservative and Tariff Reform candi- date, by 559 majority, after the LiberaJs had for over twenty years been invincible, created a sensation throughout the country, éond. the scenes witnessed on the declaration of the poll were on a par with the sensa^ tional character of the A perfect orgie of LivJessn&is broke out as soon as the stupefied crowd could collect itself. The Radicals were largely in the ascendant, and were cbieny responsible for the scenes that ensued. For a brief space after the declara- tion of the result there was the fcilenoe of bewilderment. It was not until Captain Morrison Bell began to speak that the howls of battled rage broke loose. The first acts of violence were done to the suniagists. Two of them, Mrs. MarteU and Mrs. Pankhurst, were savagely set on by hooligans of both sexes and driven into a grocer's shop. The mob followed, striking at the women and flinging eggs at them. Mrs. Pankhurst est aped from the back door of the shop in fea: of her life, but was surrounded :md twice thrown violently to the ground, where the brutal hooligans kicked her. It was a sickening sight. Mrs. Martell was struck full in the face and kicked, and when the two suffragists rushed back into the shop they were set on again by the crowd in front. A Radical woman was par- ticularly furious in her assaults. j Two policemen who c&me to protect tlie suffragists had their coats torn off their backs and were pelted with eggs. Mrs. Pankhurst was assisted by Mrs. Banbury, the wife of the grocer. Eventually the two 1 suffragists were taken off in a rAotor-car in a. condition bordering on collapse. In the evening the maddened Radicals concentrated outside the Constitutional Club, before which police were drawn up in a double rank. From six o'clock till past midnight Newton was in the ticUKia of the mob. The con- stables were jeered at and assaulted, and no Unionist felt himself safe in the streets. Major Clive Bell, the brother of the can- didate, was addressing a gathering of club members, when a heavy stone was thrown through one of the windows. This wae the signal for an organised bombardment of the club building, which continued without in- terruption for several hours. 0 stone struck the electric arc lamp betore the club and shattered it in a showei of sparks. All the stones, some of them being as large as half-bricks, were flung di- rectly over the heads of the police, who stood in a perfect shower of broken glass. ) So threatening was the demea.nour of the mob that at one time it was considered ne- cessary to summon two magistrates to be in readiness to read the Riot Act. One constable was taken to the hospital with concussion of tho brain. Several people in the crowd were cut, bruised, and other- wise injured. Three are in the hospital, and others have been taken home. On Sunday there was a. fresh sensation. The body of Sergt.-Major Rendell, a prom- inent Unionist worker, was found dead in the mill raoe of Mr. Coombes' mill. It is feared that he lias been the victim of foul play, as the marks on his person are unusual in the case of a man who met his i deati, by accident. He had recHved two black eyes and a violent blow on the head. The body was found in the feeder of the mill by Mr, Coombes, the proprietor. A walking-etick was picked up about twenty yards away. It is stated that Sergeant-Major Rendell visited the Old Commercial Inn during the evening, and it is presumed that he was going to the hotel again by the back way The inqoeet was arranged for Monday, when he met his death. INQUEST ON ILL-FATED PENSIONER, The inquest was held at Newton Abbot on Monday touching the death of Sergeant- Major Rendell, a Royal Marine pensioner, ancj ardent .supp°rtcj- of the Conservative,cause in the A^hb^rton Division bye-election, who! was found drowned on Sunday morning in ] a mill stream. There was the mark of a severe blow over one eye and this had given rise to rumours tha.t there had bosn foul play. The coroner's inquiry aroused consider- able interest. Superintendent Roberts watched the proceedings on behalf of the police. Mr. Sidney Hacker, the coroner, in open- ing the inquiry, said considering the state of excitement which existed in the town on Saturday night, and the disturbances which ¡ occurred, it was xiecessarv to vely c^refuhy consider the circumstances and establish the facte of the case. Robert Oawse stated that, deceased was aged 65 and a native of Somerset, but had lived at Newton for a quarter of a century. Ho was a widower in very fair circum- stances. He was of moderate habits and spoke to witness after the declaration of the poll, saying What a gloricus victory." Edwin Coombe, miller, spoke to finding the body partly under water close to the bridge leading from the ,<-tore to the mill. He turned th" water off, and, with assis- tance, got the body out. Dr. Martin said when he !i.3. W the body on Sunday rigor mortis was eista-blished, showing that Rendell had been dead for at least six hours. 1 here was a blow on the left eve. an abrasion on the left si de, of the forehead and siso the skull, rig' *-■ temple &nd second finger on the right hand. The blow on the eye was most important, as it blow on the eye was most important, as it was caused before death, and there was suffi- cient time for swelling to take place. There were no internal injuries. The black eye was the only evidence of Rendell ha.ving received violence.

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