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A LOUGHOR SOCIETY. <

TO ALLOTMENT HOLDERS. I

.NEATH'S QUOTA.

SUFFERED FROM FITS I I

SEAPLANE TRIP. - I

PARK -MYSTERY. - I

DOCK -GATESMANS DEATH. I

SHEEP TRESPASSERS.I

A GAME OF " NAP." !

AMBULANCE -WORK..I

COMBED-OUT COLLIERS. I

TEACHERS AND A -BONUS.-I

NEATH'S CANDIDATE. I

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THE VOLUNTEERS.

LUSITANIA CRIME.

! GAS ENGINEERS.

I THEFT OF FOWLS.

STARVED TO DEATH. !

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STARVED TO DEATH. American's Sad End. An extraordinary ease of apparent sell- starvation was told to the Swansea Borough coroner (Mr. J. C Morris) at the inquest on Tuesday on the body of Alfred Sim-i (36), which was foua.1 between the timbers at. the north end cf the West Pier early on Saturday. The dee* 8*>ed had been lodging with a Mrs. Alai.r.ing at Xo. 70, Rodney- street, Swansea, for-about two years, and worked a.t Messrs. I'arry and Eorke's, L»td.. hide and skin works. He was poesessed of a, religious mania, and after going upstairs every nigiit he would pray and cry for a considerable time. Mrs. M-aniiiing became afraid of him, and gave him notice to qtiit. He left the house on May Uth, aud w? nol aeen afterwards. A.n that be would eat w3tlnead. He .\vael always saying that the world was coming to an end, and tha' he could not get the people to believe W lie was a good work- nan, but would J..t!\r mix with the work- ing men near him. and at times lie would fall on his knees in the mud and etart pray. ing. He was earring ample wages to pro- vide himself with proper food, but he said that bread and wrltrr was sufficient for him.. Richard Rice, 21, Fdgeware-road, Swan sea, a pilot's assistant, eaid he was on the West Pier at 4.20 a.m. on Saturday when he saw the body of deceased lying between the tim- bers. He tried to pull it out, but could not. He then obtained help, and after removing a number of thick boards was abje to reach the body, which was warm and quite dry, and had not been in the water. He (Rice) presumed that the deceased had been sleer- ing beneath the pier and had died while crawling out. A waistcoat and jersey were found under the pier afterwards, the material in the waistcoat being identical with that of the coat and trousers worn by deceased. Dr Trevor Ev.ms, who held a post mortem examination. caià that the body was very thin. There were no siciis of disease, and there was no food in the stomach. He at- tributed death to starvation and exposure. The Coroner, in summing up, said that perhaps the deceased did not try and ob- tain new lodgings, and went to sleep under I the pier, where he stayed until death. The jury returned a verdict of death from exhaustion following starvation self-im- posed. I

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A SHADOW OF THE PAST

A GIRL'S PITIFUL PLEA .———-———

TOWN TALK.

A SHADOW OF THE PAST