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INFLUENCE OF WATER ON THE…

CINNAMON.

ALCOHOL AND PLANT LIFE.

"A BROMIDE SLEEP."

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COLOURS OF FLOWERS.

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SUDDEN DEATH ON A GLOUCESTER…

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SUDDEN DEATH ON A GLOUCESTER PILOT. On Friday afternoon last Henry Smith, of Pnrton. near Burnley, Gloucestershire, a master pilot, died suddenly on board his cutter in the Barry Dock entrance. Deceased, who was in his (,'a c, usual health that morning, brought the s.s. India to Barry from Sharpness, and after dinner was suddenly taken ill, and died before Dr Billups arrived. Deceased, who was about 45 years of age, leaves a widow and three children. Mr E. LL Iieece, the deputy coroner, held an inquest on the body of the deceased at the Police Court, Barry Docks, on Saturday afternoon, when deceased was identified by his son, Adolphns Smith, who said his father was 45 years of age. Colin Dowdeswell. an assistant on the Unexpected, of which deceased was owner, said deceased was in his usual health, and ate a hearty dinner of meat and potatoes on the day of his death. He after- wards sat down on the edge of his bunk and died quite suddenly. Frederick Picque cor- roborated.—Dr Billups stated that deceased died of failure of the heart's action, and the jury returned a verdict in accordance with the medical evidence.

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