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THE WEEKS NEWS.

WALES AND WELSHMEN. I

WELSH SINGERS AT CHICAGO.

ALLEGED ATTEMPTED MURDER NEAR…

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ALLEGED ATTEMPTED MURDER NEAR OdWESIRY. Alexander Horatio, farmer, of the Pant, near Oswestry, and formerly an innkeeper, was charge., .vith atte mptiug to murder his wife by fehootiug at her HI Friday. According to the statement of Police Sergeant clarulet, who gave evidence to justify a fll- mand the prisoner after returning late at night from Welshpool Horse Show on Friday had a violent quar- rel with his wife at. supper, and went to bed, his wife remaining downstairs. Tne quarrel appeared to have ontiLued between them, the husband and wife shout- ing at each other. At length tte prisoner oame down stairs in hi,, siiirt with,* loaded double-barrelled gun i IC his band. Wnen the prisouer'B wife saw him she im- mediately rushed OUG of the house. The prisoner fire>t the gun twice through the window pen^trat n^ the glass. Fortunately, however, the woman was uninjured. The prisoner was of ter wards apprehended, and when charged at the police station with tue at- tempted murder of his wife, said he wished he had finished the game. The magistrate reminded thu prisoner. He applied to be admitted to bail, and upou his application being refused expressed his sur- pritle, stating tba he hd known the magistrate fur many years. The prisoner is about tUX I Y years of uge, and his wife appaieutly some years younger.

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MR. LLOYD GEORGE, M-P- AT…

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