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Feund Drowned in the River.—On Saturday evening an inquest was held in High-street, Wrapping respecting the death of a male person, unknown ap- parently about twenty-five years of age, who 'was found floating in the river Thames by a waterman A paper was found on the deceased bearing the name of William Guyton, of the Royal Marines, Chatham, stating that the person named was incapacitated from duty through some bodily mfirmity. The Royal Marine authorities, Chatham, had been written to, bat no reply had been sent. The medical evidence showed that death had resulted from drowning. The iurv returned an open verdict of "Found drowned in tha river." # Threatening to Shoot a Magistrate.—At the petty sessions held at Bury, a retired cotton manu- facturer named Thomas Tattersall was brought up on the charge of having threatened to shoot Mr. Richard Kay, one of-the magistrates of the Bury division. It appeared that the prisoner had been much exasper- ated, in consequence of a decision which the magistrates had given in a case which came before them, and being subject to almost uncontrollable excitability, he made use of threatening language, but in extenuation said he had no intention to carry the threat into execution. He was required to find surety for his future good behaviour, himself in .£100, and two sureties of = £ 50 each, or in default to be imprisoned one month. He was also charged with threatening to shoot a police I officer, and on the conclusion of the evidence a similar I decision was come to as in the previous CMe.