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LOVE TRAGEDY. I

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LOVE TRAGEDY. I John Breen, a butler employed by Major For- tescue, of Stephenstown House, Dundalk, com- mitted suicide on Monday night in the dining- room of his employer's residence after shooting Alice Moore, lady's-maid to Mrs. Fortescue. It appears that Breen and Moore had been in the same employment a year ago, and were engaged to be married, but the man left his situation and visited England. On returning to Ireland on Wednesday of last week, he found that Moore had been receiving the attentions of a footman at Stephenstown House, and a quarrel ensued. On Monday afternoon Breen attacked the girl in the butler's pantry. Peace was restored, and no more was thought of the matter. But later on Breen, having secured Major Fortescue's revolver, shot the girl as she was clearing the dining-table after dinner, and then turned the weapon on himself. Both died instantly. Moore, who was aged thirty, was a native of Waterford. Breen was about forty-five years old, and belonged to Dublin. The inquest was held on Tuesday, when the evidence confirmed the theory that the cause of Breen's crime was jealousy. The chief butler, John Bowers, deposed that when he was outside the dining- room he heard three shots. Rushing in, he found Breen dead and the girl dying. She expired in witness's arms within a few minutes. A bullet was found in the ceiling, indicating that there was a struggle before Breen succeeded in shoot- ing the woman.—The jury found that Breen shot Moore in a fit of jealousy, and then com- mitted suicide.

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THE WOMAN'S WORLD.

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