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A SIX BOUND BATTLE.

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"NO QUESTIONS ASKED."

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, SWANSEA FISH-CURING INDUSTRY.

EVAN ROBERTS.

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DEATH-CHILL AT NIGHT. 1

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SUNDAY "DRINKS" AT THE MUMBLES.

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ABOUT TO GO OUT FOR THE EVENING. YOUNG GREENHiLL WOMAN'S SUDDEN END. DRINKING HABITS: CORONER AND THE HUSBAND. Whilst preparing to go out to a^lace of amusement on Monday evening, about a quarter-past seven, Catherine Lynch (28), marred, residing at 6, Michael's-row, Green- hill, Swansea, suddenly collapsed at the foot of the bedroom stairs.and foil in a heap. Her husband, John Lynch, lifted her up and tried to give her some water, but she was unable to take it; so, with the aid of other relatives in the house, she was carried upstairs and put to bed, Dr. Jones Powell (Hafod) being sent for. Immediately on his arrival he examined the woman and found life quite extinct. She bad not been attended medically recently. INQUEST: DECEASED'S DRINKING HABITS. The inques-t was held on Tuesday. John Lynch, 6, Mitchell's-row, husband, said deceased was washing her face and hands and went to sit on the stairs when she fell back, and was carried up&ta.irs. Witness had brought v~>- v-itor. which she was unable to take. Dr. Powell was sent for. Deceased had not been attended by a doctor since marriage—a little over two years ago. Dr. Jones Powell (Hafod) attributed death to syncope, caused by excessive drinking, for he could see that deceased had been a heavy drinker. Deroeased'f husband, answering the Coroner, said his wife had been addicted to drink ever since he had known her and was drunk on Monday. Coroner (sharply): Why didn't you take some means to prevent her drinking herself to death like this? Why didn't you have her put away? Witness: I couldn't stop her, sir. Who gave her the money to get this drink ?—I gave her my money, sir; if 1 didh t she used to take it off me. Coroner: By giving her money you assisted to help her to kill herself. Continuing, Mr. Leeder said that deceased was one of a class who were a nuisance to themselves, their husbands and everybody eise. The husband must have been in- different or something to have allowed her to go on like that. lie cannot have thought much of her. otherwise he would have taken some steps to keep her from the drink. He could have gone to the police, and there was an Act whereby if a woman who was c-on- tinuallv drunk could be put away, if it was proved, and it was cheaper than allowing her to ruin the home. It was only another example of how teem/ale drunkenness was on the increase in Swansea, and when one of these women wont wrong she dragged six others with her. Private drinking it was, more than public houses—this carrying of drink into the house where other women were waiting to share it. A verdict according to medical evidence was returned.

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