AN INFANT'S DEATH
CORONER'S INQUEST ADJOURNED. All inqui-at was hold by the City Coroner (Mr. T. Gresham) this morning touching the death of a newly-born infaut named William Stirling, the son of, William Stirling, labourer, at No, 12, Yeruon-street, Freeman's Bay. Annie Cozens, a nurse student at St. Helens Hospital, stated in her evidence that she was present at the birth o£ the child, which took place yesterday (March 17) at 2 a.m. at No. 12 Vernonstreet. The child was fully developed and quite healthy. The witness and Sister Paul remained at the house for au hour sifter the child was horn, and when they left at about 3 a.m. it was "quite right." On the witne>s" return to the mother's at about 7 o'clock the same morning, she found the child was dead. The body was then warm, being amongst the bedclothes. The face was cold. When they washed tb". child after its birth, between two ami three o'clock. they both noticed marks of apparentbruising. On the right arm was bruising, on the fingers ol the right hand and on the chest. On finding that the child was dead, Dr. Inglis was communicated with. The proceedings were then adjourned until Monday, April 19.
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