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FATAL ACCIDENT TO A CLERGYMAN.—On Thursday an in- quiry took place at Reading, before Mr. Morton, deputy-coro- ner for the borough, into the circumstances attending the death of the Rev. John Lawson, rector of Sherborne, Hants. The rev. gentleman, who had arrived by railway at the Reading station, was, in company with his wife, proceeding along one of the streets leading from the entrance to the railway station. While passing one of the dwelling-houses, an iron wicket-gate, belonging to an adjacent entrance way, which had been taken off, was resting on the pavement, the protruding hinge of whit h caught a rug which the deceased was carrying on his arm. when the gate fell on his ankle, inflicting a frightful gash, and causing the blood to flow profusely. The sufferer was taken to the hospital, where the wound was bandaged up, and }H was afterwards removed to the Great Western Railway Hotel, where he soon afterwards died. The jury returned a verdict. of "Accidental Death." Deceased was in his thirty-sixth year, and has left a widow and young family. A CONSIDERATE LANDLORD. — Sir W. Heathcote has intimated to his tenants in the neighbourhood of Winchester, that at tb next rent day, which falls on the first Monday in May, he intends making a reduction of 25 per cent. on all their rents. LORD LISMOUE has forgiven his tenantry in many instances 40 per cent. The tenantry on his lordship's property are re- markable for their peaceful and industrious habits.- and Clare Examiner.