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Sad Case of Dipsomania.

If (writes the London correspondent of! "'T\Vr:rr^-.;"V Mr, "erstwhile <■."■■'. l!:. ■■ ■ ■■. . v-rV.- 1. -'* : I tead..Df ■■'■:'{; '■■ \: ': '' i : i ■;■: 'which was offered Kirn some years back, would he, ,one .wonders, have sunk into the lamentable; dipsomaniac who was locked ," up at.Bristol on Monday for stealing', luggage 1 Canon Baynes, not so long ago, was r vicar, of Holy Trinity at Folkestone, ■and an 'eloquent preacher and an effective wriier. '<' His fondness for > strong i waters proved his ruin. Several minor indiscre-1 .tions.wereoverhooked, but when the: rev.4 gentleman entered the pulpit one even-' ing almost paralytically drunk, and hilari- '. ously. called on a crowded congregation to ' join him in " singing dear frens,,tb praise' ■ 'ah!' glory' Gawd—:' Rule Britannia;!." ;he had to go. Last year the unfortunate old ' man was charged with obtaining, money ,• under false pretences in order to get< drink with, and ten days later he was ' fined at Bow street for being drunk and , disorderly. A dipsomaniac's asylum is, j of course, the only place for such a man ; , and both for his own sake, and their own, j Mr Bayne's relatives should place him in one.

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Sad Case of Dipsomania., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2426, 10 May 1890

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Sad Case of Dipsomania. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2426, 10 May 1890

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