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------ODDS AND ENDS.

THE WEEK'S NE IVS.

WALES AND WELSH MEN. --------

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IN PARLIAMENT.

A WREXHAM SLANDER ACTION.…

+ AN EXTRAORDINARY CASE.

...---------.... STRANGE DEATH…

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STRANGE DEATH OF !A MARRIED WOX6JB IN SHREWSBURY. On Saturday evening the borough oorcAer kelfl an an inquest at the Crown Inn, Franivwell, on tfc» body of Annie Mantle, a married woman, aged SO wfco was found dead at 3, Providence-square, the previous evening.-Edward Mantle, malater, husband of the deceased, deposed that he left home about twe o'clock on Friday afternoon, wb'n his wife was eatiag her dinner. He returned a few minutes after sew* o clock the eame evening, when he found deeeaaed lying on her back on the side of the bed. Sbo WM dressed, but quite dead. His-wifa-hp-,i and was confined on the 7th i^st.—Mr. Edward Cureton, surgeon to the borough police füroe, aid he made an external examination o' the body of deceased that afternoon. He found no marks of violence. The body was fairly nourished. On open- ing the chest he found signs of an old-standiag disease of an inflammatory character on the upptR portion of both lungs. The heart was bloodless, and fattily degenerated. His opinion was that frtrrnwd dted of fatty degeneration of the heart, brought on, by what he could see, by not having enough to eat. From the information he had gained bed! d not think the woman had enough to eat, for wh le she was pregnant the requirement for tood woul i be very much greater. l)e>ith was produced by ii^uffieiaat food. Mr. E. Lwi8 (a juryman) If the woman bad had sufficient food do you thirk she wculd have died ? Witness Probably the mischief has been for some month,. s'&r¡¡'mg. if previ.:us to her confine- ment, she had been given plenty of food, I see BO reason why the woman shonld have died at snob aa early age —This concluded the evidence, and the jury returned a verdict in accordance with the medical testimony.

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