THE ACCIDENT IN THE MATAURA.
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InvbroabgilLj Oo'ober 26.
, Nono of ihe bodi>ea of ihe persrn drowned m the Mateura hnve been reooverad. Lat r n^-?B i\ow th^t M*ifarlane made a gullnnt tff >rt to sa7e his wifp and her slater. He was swimming strongly oloae to the shore whec he saw them atrogt^llog In the witer, and turned back to help them. They sank before he reached tbe spit, howev r, and he soon after disappeared This hfar'rjndiDg soone waa wl neased by t'ne only sirvlvor n lad of eighteen", who sez)d hold of a box and part of a bedstead and kept himself i fl >at till he landed some dlstaooa down the river
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THE ACCIDENT IN THE MATAURA., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1981, 27 October 1888
THE ACCIDENT IN THE MATAURA. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1981, 27 October 1888
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