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FATAL BOATING ACCIDENTS

[Per Press Association,] Wanganui, November 9. A Mrs K'ndell and two boys were drowned by the cspslz ng of a small sailing beat on tbe river to-day. The boat eontalnod a party of eight, of whom two wiT_ women and the rest young people. When .close In shore, near the railway bridge a squall upset the boat. Two yoaog mon, namod Alf Gray and Ramson, In an outrigger boat with a p*rty of ladles managed to resoue five, who clung to the overturned boat, bat Mrs Kendell Bnd two of tho boys never came to the surface. Where the boat went over there wna only four or tive feet of water, bat the wind was so strong that it was impossible for I the victims of the acoldent to keep their feet. Sydney, November 9., A sad boating accident ocoured here this afternoon. A boat containing seven,! people was bi-ing rowed m the neighborhot d of Black Wattle Bay, when a steam launch collided ivith it Two of tho occupants, Messrs Nettleton and Bardily, were drowned. A young lady, the fiancie of Nettletoo, was gallantly rescued by a man named Bourne, who jumped from Gleube bridge, a d.Btanoe of twentyfive feet and swam ashore With her.

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FATAL BOATING ACCIDENTS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1993, 10 November 1888

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FATAL BOATING ACCIDENTS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1993, 10 November 1888

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