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Serious Accident to a Presbyterian Clergyman.— The Rev Mr Patterson, of St. John’s Church, Wellington, while at Kaikonra last week celebrating the opening of a new Presbyterian church there, met with a rather serious accident. Mounting a restive horse, the animal threw his head back, hitting the rev gentleman in the eye. Immediately afterwards the horse reared and fell, and the rider was thrown violently among some logs. Mr Patterson, in addition to «nnt" severe brio sen, had hi s shoulder dislocated. His place in St. John’s is being supplied by his fellow Presbyters.
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