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LLANIDLOES,—THURSDAY.

MONTGOMERY TOWN COUNCIL. ?

LLANlDLOiiS COUNTY COURT,-MONDAY.

SUICIDES AT SHREWSBURY.

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SUICIDES AT SHREWSBURY. On Wednesday week, Mr R. E. Clarke, coroner for the borough of Shrewsbury, held an inquest on the body of Rev William Sandford, of Kingsland Grove, formerly rector of Bicton, who died that morning from self-inflicted injuries.—Mr Folliott Sandford, brother of the deceased, said that deceased had always been a very quiet and reserved man, and was compelled to give up his clerical duties some years ago. He had suffered much from gout. He had written to witness asking him if he could be sent to Dr Hyslop's private asylum, and steps had been taken with that object. On Monday, October 2nd, witness called for deceased to take him for a drive, but he refused. Witness left him in his dressing- room, and went for a drive with the deceased's wife, and he was still in the dressing-room when they returned.—Emma Jones, cook, said that while her mistress was out she went to the dressing-room, and spoke with the deceased. When Mrs Sandford came home she went to the door, but the deceased would not open it, and she said she would have it broken. Deceased then came out of the room, and his wife tjok him to the bedroom. There was a lot of blood on his clothes, on the floor, and in the washing basin. Dr Eddowes, who was sent for, said that there was a jagged wound on the deceased's throat, a wound four inches long on the left side of the chest, and the lung was cut. There was also a wound on the left thigh. The deceased was quite conscious up to the previous Saturday. The razor produced would have inflicted the injuries.—A verdict was returned that "the deceased died from self-indicted wounds while in an un-sound state of mind." Later on in the day Mr R. E. Clarke held an inquest at No. 2, Cannon-street, on the body of John James, aged 42, a commercial traveller, in the employ of Messrs. S.ngleton & Co., Shrewsbury, who was found dead in his room that morning.—Ernest Jno. James, son of the deceased, stated that he left, nis father eating his supper the previous night. 01. going to his father's room next morning, about ten o'clock, he found him with his back against the oedpost. H3 spoke to him, but he received no innvver.—Dr. Cureton said that on entering the bedroom that morning he found bim in the position described, and also noticed the window cord around his neck. He appeared to have been dead three or four hour:?, dea-,Ii having been caused by fetrangula tion.-A verdict in accordance with the medical teotimony was returned.

EFEL FACH.

LLANSILIN.

HUNTING.

LOCAL POLICE COURTS.

LLANSAINTFFRAID EISTEDDFOD.

CARNO.

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NEWTOWN.

NOTES (H FOOTBALL.

LLANIDLOES.

LLANFAIR CAEREINION,

SHROPSHIRE AND DISTRICT LEAGUE.

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