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THE RAILWAY MYSTERY. + A THREAT OF SUICIDE. Dr. Bryan received a letter on Wednesday morning from the landlady of the hotel at Eastbourne, where Mrs. Bryan stayed last week, stating that the deceased had been upset on the Friday before she left by a lady visitor, and had threatened to commit suicide. The landlady's mother talked to her seriously, and Mrs. Bryan left in good spirits. After Mrs. Bryan left they found in her room the photo- graph of a gentleman torn all to pieces. I Dicl, the writer of the telegram found in Mrs. Bryan's purse, turns out to be Mr. Richard Hunt, an intimate friend of both Dr. and Mrs. Bryan's and the executor appointed by Mrs. Bryan in her will executed some time ago. It simply stated that the sender was unable to call on Mrs. Bryan as arranged. The writer of the letters found in Mrs. Bryan's luggage- basket has been seen by the railway officials, and has promised to attend the adjourned inquest at Tring. THE SUICIDE THEORY. A Northampton correspondent says :—A good deal of the mystery which surrounded the death of Mrs. Bryan while travelling to Northampton from London on Friday appears to be lifting. It can, it is stated, be proved that the person identified as 'Hal,' the writer of many of the letters found in Mrs. Bryan's dress- basket, bade her good-bye at Euston Station, and did not journey on to Willesden. It is conjectured that the painful scene at East- bourne, followed by the parting with the gentleman at Euston, may have so worked upon Mrs. Bryan's feelings that her mind became unhinged, and that while in this state she either fell or jumped out of the train. It is stated that Mrs. M'Kean, with whom Mrs. Bryan lodged at Eastbourne, will be called at the adjourned inquest, and her evidence as to the state of mind in which Mrs. Bryan was when she left Eastbourne may have an im- portant bearing on the verdict. The visitor to Mrs. Bryan's rooms will also probably be called. The efforts of the police are being directed to finding the owner of what appears to be a gentleman's umbrella which was in the carriage in which deceased travelled. ROMANTIC DETAILS AND STRANGE ALLEGATIONS. The letters found in Mrs. Bryan's luggage basket have been thoroughly examined by the railway detectives and the Hertfordshire police. Some are from Dr. Bryan, and are couched in endearing terms. The majority, however, are in a different writing, and are mostly signed by the writer's abbreviated Christian name, though one or two bear a fuller signature. Apparently they have been written at various times during the last six months. One was written so recently as last week. The letters are extremely confidential in tone, and generally the language is affectionate. A peculiarity of the letters is the profusion of pen-and-ink sketches, with which the reading is interspersed. These draw- ings represent the writer, Mrs. Bryan, and her husband, scenes and people, and various objects mentioned in the letters. They are evidently the production of a well-educated, clever youth, possessed of a fund of humour, and infatuated with the lady to whom they are addressed. Accompanying this letter was a private note-book or diary in Mrs. Bryan's writing. It contains references to the receipt of some of the letters, to incidents mentioned in them, and to the writer. The writer is a young man of 25 years. The young man appears to have made Mrs. Bryan's acquaintance while he was on the staff of a paper. On the journey from Eastbourne, a telegram was delivered to Mrs. Bryan en route. This was not, as at tirst supposed, from her young friend, but was signed Dick,' and bore an Exeter address, and it was asked that a reply might be sent. THE YOUNG MAN 'HAL' INJURED IN A BICYCLE ACCIDENT. A. Nottingham correspondent telegraphe that the young man 'Hal,' whose signature is appended to most of the letters found in Mrs. Bryan's dress basket, met with a cycle accident on Wednesday, near Huntingdon. He was riding at a fast pace with a friend, when, swerving to escape a dog in the road, he ran into it, and was thrown over the handlebars. His hands and face wore badly cut.

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