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--MINERS AND L.R.C. .

MERTHYR CHURCH SCHOOLS.

WELSH NATIONAL COUNCIL.

PASTORAL.

NEATH HEAD CONSTABLE.I

GOOD NEWS FOR STEEL & COAL

SWANSEA HEADMASTER'S GOOD…

SEVERN COMMISSIONERS.

EISTEDDFOD AT TROEDYRHIW.

A Cardiff Tragedy. ..

POLICE BAITING.

SANDY IN HIS CUPS.

ITHEFT OF A WATCH.

A BANANA PEEL SLIP.

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Suicide the Result of .Accident.…

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Suicide the Result of Accident. UNIQUE COMPENSATION CASE. A unique workmen's compensation case was heard on Monday by Judge Bryn Roberts at Mountain Ash. The applicant was Mrs Catherine Lawrence, who was represented by Mr John Sankey (instructed by Mr W. P. Nicholas, Pontypridd), and the respondents Messrs The Penrhiwceiber Coal Co., Ld., for whom Mr A. Parsons appeared (instructed by Mr C. Kenshole). Applicant applied for com- pensation in respect of the death of her husband, who committed suicide on the 28th of March last as the result, it was alleged, of an accident which took place on the 21st of July, 1905. Mr Sankey, in opening the case, said there was no doubt an accident had occurred, for the man had been in receipt of compensation. On July 21st of last year deceased was knocked down by a pony. He waQ absent from work until August 14tb. and was paid one week's compen- sation He bad again to give up work on August 28th and was away until January 29th, being paid compen- sation. He then worked two days and was afterwards idle, being paid compensation the whole of the time He suffered pain in his head, great depression, sleeplessness, and a fortnight or so before his death he attempted to drown himself in the river; on 28th March be cut his throat. Counsel auoted the case of Izard v. the Railway Accident Assurance Company in support of the claim. The applicant gave evidence bearing out the statement of the learned advocate. Dr. Llewelyn Williams, Penrhiwceiber, said he attended the deceased on the day of the acci- dent and found two wounds on the arm and one on the head. The patient was attended by Dr. R. W. Jones, Penrhiwceiber. for some time, witness being his assistant. In Novem- ber witness took charge of the Miskin surgery, and attended deceased until his death. In November the patient was suffering from neurasthenia lie was very depressed and anxious to return to work. Witness attributed his condition to shock a blow on the head might cause such a condition. Shock from an accident would cause such a condition. Dr R. W Jones. J.P., Penrhiwceiber, said he attended deceased from the time after which he had to give up work on August 29th until a month or so before his death. Witness felt cer. tain that but for the accident deceased would be alive to-day. Cross examined Deceaaf d might have been alive if he had not used the razor. Witness did not think he would have cut his throat if it was not for the accident. He thought any man who committed suicide had bis mind unhinged. Dr Mitchell Stevens, Cardiff who had heard the history of the case, said he thought the accident, the depression, the worry were the real caares of the suicide, which he therefore attribuflw to the accident. No evidence was called for the respondents. After a lengthy argument, his Honour said he was bound to accept the evidence of the medical gentlemen called, and gave judgment for the applicant with costs on Scale C. Stay of execution, pending an appeal, was granted.

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CARDIFF-PENARTH TRAMWAY SCHEME.

10 LIVING !N TWO ROOMS.

" SURE TO BE GUILTY."

SWANSEA STATION EXTENSIONS.…

Miners and First Aid. I

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CARNEGli'SMILlioNS.

BRUNSWICK SUCCESSION. ---

THE CHURCH OF DEMOCRACY.

DREADFUL DEATH. -

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- Correcting Errors. .

ACCIDENT NOT PROVED.

RUSH FROM WORKMEN'S TRAIN

BRYNMAWR WATER SUPPLY.I

IDAVID SHEPHERD FRAUDS.

PILFERING AT NEATH SLAUGHTER/HOUSE.

RHONDDA "CLEAN SLATE" POLICY.

POSITION AT DOWLAIS.

SCOTTISH MINERS' WAGES.

THE PONTYPOOL EPIDEMIC.

SOCIALISM AT ABERDARE.

AGED COLLIER AND POLICEMAN!

CHILDREN AND MOTOR CARS.

FALSE PRETENCES.

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--------.. I County Magistrates.…

FIGHT WITH MAD BROTHER.

FELL OFF BOILER STAGING.

"MUST HAVE BEEN MAD."

CARDS AND PITCH-AND- TOSS.

CARDIFF MAN'S CHEQUES.