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WREXHAM.I

CONN AH S QUAY & SHOTTON.

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NORTHWICH. I

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I LITTLE SUTTON.

FRODSHAM.I

IELLESMERE PORT & WHITBY.

v IQUEEN'S FERRY.

;GROUSE SHOOTING OPENS.I

IA HESWALL DISCOVERY.I A————

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I A HESWALL DISCOVERY. I A ———— I FISHERMAN'S BODY FOUND. I The body of Richard Evans, a Heswall fisher- man who fell overboard and was drowned in the Dee Estuary about three weeks ago, was washed up at Dawpool on Tuesday near to where the sad fatality occurred. The body, which was in an advanced stage of decomposition, was discovered by a young lady named Hazlehursb, who was walking along the beach. INQUEST AND VERDICT. I On Wednesday afternoon Mr. J. C. Bato, the West Cheshire Coroner, held an inquest. Samuel Evans, father of the dsccased, said that ho called his son about 5 o'clock that morning, and they started together at 5.30 for the boat, which was anchored at the water's edge. There was a strong gale blowing at tbs time, and in consequence of this, and because they were somewhat later titan usual, they stopped at DawpooJ, where they had five hauls. At 10 o'clock the gale was blowing haider, and de- ceased suggested that, they should go a little further out. Shortly afterwards deceased had occasion to tlnow out the forø-end of the net, and it was whib dQing so that he slipped over- board, probably on acoount of the heavy strain on the net caused by the wind. The tide was flowing in at the time, and the boat was travel- ling at a good pace. The outside lining or combing of the deck was very much worn, so that them was practically nothing to prevent anyone from slipping overboard from the deck. His intentions were to have had now combings fitted on at too end of the present month. Tliero II were about twenty-five fathoms of rope attached to the net, and the end had not been secured. I Hs did all he possibly could in the eirounistanms to save his son, but owing to the jib sheets lx- ing entangled it was impossible to turn the boat immediately. Neither he nor any other local fisherman carried, lifebelts. Deceased was not a good swimmer.—Joseph Taylor, fisherman, of tho Mount, heswall, said that he was fishing j about a quarter of a milo distant from the boat of the last witness, when he observed there I was only one. man aboard Mr. Evans's boat. Looking again, lie saw the deceased in the water, a.nd he immediately beaded for the spot. At that time he estimated that decease d would be about forty yards from the shore. He was within a. hundred yards of the spot when the young ma.n went down in about twenty feet <xf water. Shortly after-wards deceased's cap came to the surface, and it was quite possible that the anchor from his (witness') boat, might have touched deceased. He bad not been aboard Mr. Evans's boat for several years, and could 6ay nothing in regard to the condition of the deek Ilininff.-Harry Ford. Dawpool Cot- tage, said h? saw deceased's body floating on the water from his bedroom window about 8 o'clock on Tuesday morning. He sect to Thuistaston Station for assistance, and then diaggod the body out and afterwards conveyed it to Mr. Evans's houpe.—In summing up, the Coroner said that it was evident that the father had lost control of the boat, and he oomtme»n!tit'd strongly on the fact that so few of the fisher- men were capable of swimming, and that life- bolts were not carried.—A verdict, of "Acciden- I tal drowning" was returned, and the jury drew attention to tho need1 of a mortuary in the, dis- trict.

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