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Cutting a Wife's Throat at Newport. MAGISTERIAL PROCEEDINGS TO-DAY. At Newport Borough Police-court to-day Joseph Leyshon, mason, 6, Constable's-lane, was charged with cutting and wounding Sarah Rees with a knife.—Police-constable Williams said he appre- hended prisoner on Saturday night on the charge of cutting his wife's throat. Prisoner replied "Wife She is not my wife. I never touchd her. The Magistrates' Clerk Did yoll seethe woman -P.C. Williams: I went with her to the house. Prisoner said she did it herself u e a -mfe out of his pocket, She cid it with this herself." Mr R. Cooke, surgeon, said the woman Rees was brought to him by the police. He found she had two incised wounds on the right side of her throat. One was three and a quarter inches long, and then there was an interval of about a quarter of an inch, and a continuation of the same wound about an inch long. The wounds were just gaping. Witness put in two sutures. The woman had lost blood. She was not fit to give evidence, although he believed she was in court. The sutures had not yet been removed. Supt. Sinclair asked for a remand for a week, Which was granted, and prisoner, wno looks younger than he is described, was remitted to Usk. i The woman Rees began to SOD, and ultimately followed prisoner out of court.

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