3 JANUARY 1931, Page 17


A young man, named Thomas, shot himself, in John Street, Hanway Street, on Monday, in consequence of a love disappoint menu. It appeared that the foolish lad worked in a shop in Bear Street., Leicester Fields, from which ho had an opportunity of ogling his mistress, who was one of the ladies of a milliner's establishment in the same street. They had quarrelled, and Miss Milliner sent back a letter, which he had addressed to her, unopened. He shot himself a short time after receiving it.