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FALL OF TWO HOUSES IN CHANDOS-STREET,…

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FALL OF TWO HOUSES IN CHANDOS- STREET, COVENT-GARDEN. At six o'clock on Tuesday evening a fatal calaffli^ occurred by the fall of two houses in Covent-garden. One was formerly known as the White Swan Tavern, but bad been closed fer son10 time, the lease having expired, and the proprietor, Duke of Bedford, objected to allow it to be again as a public-house. The other was for many years; and until recently, an oil warehouse, in the occupation of Messrs. Armstrong and Co., oil and colour mer- chants, adjoining the extensive premises of Messr0' Barker and Co., coachmaker to his Royal the Prince of Wales, and also adjoining, on the side, the offices of the Friend-in-Need Loan Society' at the corner of Chandos-street and For some time past both houses had been in 0 demolition, with a view to rebuilding, and the lVi>% portion of both tenements had been partly remov? „ It has been suggested—and no doubt the imDutatl011 will be the object of investigation—that the front Vot' tion had not been sufficiently shored. Be this as it the whole of the front portion suddenly gave way> fell forward into the street with a tremendous cr&,s Two men who were engaged at the time in some of the massive beams supporting one of upper floors were completely buried in the debris. workmen at Messrs. Barker's gave prompt and 6 cient assistance, and speedily extricated the tw° g(j fortunate men, placed them on shutters, and coneY it them to Charing-cross Hospital, where, e was found that life was extinct. Two other men seriously injured. They also were got out and re .ove to the hospital by Messrs. Barker's men one of "1 0 is not expected to survive. A valuable horse* f property of the contractor, was buried under a fallen rubbish. Had the accident taken place an later, the consequences would probably have IPO much more terrible, as at seven o'clock a workmen leave Messrs. Barker's premises.

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