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ALLEGED ATTEMPTED MURDER NEAR WHITCHURCH. 4 At midnight on Saturday a desperate affray took place near Whitch urch. Several men left the town after closing time, and on passing the house of Daniel Ankers, of Broughall, a native of Tilston, Cheshire, his son Joseph rushed out and challenged the best of them to fight. Thomas Coates and he hati several rounds together, and while so engaged Ankers' father rushed into the house, and, coming out again with a gun, is alleged to have shot at John Williams. The charge went through his coat, and entering the left arm, took away a large portion of the flesh. Two men near narrowly escaped being. shot. A violent struggle for possession of the gun ensued, and in the struggle it was broken. On bunday morning Superintendent Edge and Sergeant Morris, of Whitchurch, received information of the affray, and proceeded to Broughall and arrested Ankers. Williams was conveyed to the Cottage Hospital, his condition being serious. PRISONER BEFORE THE MAGISTRATES Daniel Ankers was brought up in custody at Whitchurch on Monday, charged with attempt- ing to murder John Williams on the previous Saturday night. Superintendent Edge, Ser- geant Morris, and Police-constable Roberts detailed the circumstances reported above. When apprehended and charged with attempting to murder John Williams, prisoner said that he was in bed, and hearing a great noise outside he dressed himself. On going into the road he saw a number of men, six or seven he should think, fighting with his son and his 'old woman.' He told them if they were not off he would fetch the gun and shoot them. He then went into the house and put some powder into the gun, went into the road, and in the struggle the gun went off. There was no shot in the gun.—Superintendent Edge, however, said he found on the mantel- piece, in Anker's cottage, a flask containing powder, and on the table a box with shot in, and caps in another box. The coat, shirt, and vest that Williams wore were produced. A large portion of the left sleeve of the coat had been shot away, also the shirt, and a number of shot had also lodged in the vest. The left side of the coat was covered with blood. Prisoner was remanded until Friday next. Williams is making satisfactory pro- gress,

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