Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

A SAD CASE OF DROWNING.

A Mean Thief. [by telegraph.] Auckland, To-day. A sad case of drowning occurred at the Queen Street Wharf on Saturday night. A woman named Letitia Bryant while waiting for the arrival of her husband from Riverhead, fell into the water. Captain Tye, ot the Alexandra ferry steamer, jumped after|her. The woman after struggling for a minute or two sank, and at the same time it, was . policed that f was apparently in a drowning state, .The steamer’s boat had now been lowered, and Captain Smith and his mate put off to the assistance of those in the water. The first he reached was Tye, who when caught was sinking for the last time, and had already sunk some two dr three feet undef water when caught hold of. By this time a man named Rose took of his clothing and jumped into the water from the wharf, and swam to where the woman was last seen, and not being able to see anything of her he dived under water, but was unsuccessful ip finding her. He dived again, and brought the body to the surface. She moved-her arms once or twice and expired. While Rose was in the water his'clothing and Ls or L 6 in the pockets, were, stolen. The bystanders subscribed for a new suit of clothing. It has since transpired that Tye could not swim, and jumped, into the water opn.the impulse of the moment. Mrs Bryant was the wife of a carpenter, and leaves a family of five children.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AG18821113.2.10

Bibliographic details

A SAD CASE OF DROWNING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 791, 13 November 1882

Word Count
258

A SAD CASE OF DROWNING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 791, 13 November 1882

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working