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Fatal Accident. —A man named James Hedley, a carpenter, fell from a ladder while working at the extension of the Edinburgh Castle Hotel, Auckland, and died in a few hours. He leaves a wife and five children. At the inquest yesterday, a verdict of “ Accidental Death” was returned. Attempt to Upset an Engine.—A telegram from Taranaki on Thursday says :— lntelligence has just reached town of an attempt made on Tuesday evening to throw a ballast-engine off the line between Elthani and Ngaire. A large stone was put upon the line, and, before the engine could be stopped, it had run against the obstruction wich' such force as to cause the iron-girders to bend almost double. No one was hurt.

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 344, 14 May 1881

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 344, 14 May 1881

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