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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

(PBR FASSS ASSOCIATION.) Auckland, January 20. A man nsm.-d Joyce was fined £5 and oostp, with the alternative of twenty one day's bard labor, at the Police Oonrt yesterday for bringing ashore from the Tainui 191 bof tobacco on which duty had not been paid, Hosxtika. January SO. A miner named Frederick Bingham wes killed by foul air m a shaft at Hau-Hau, yesterday afternoon. A neighbor's cow had fallen down and he went to try and get it out, having bis foot m a sling. Before reaching tbe bottom he fainted and fell. The body was recovered last night, another man well secured going down. | The air was so bad that a cm^le would : not burn four feet below tbe surface. . , Inveboabgill, Jaouary 20, David McQilivray, t»ged twelve years, son of a carpenter living sear tbe jetty, lost his life yesterday m the estuary, some miles from the; town. Deceased went out m a sailiDg boat with a party of young boys, and was struck on the bead and knocked overboard by the boom, the halyards having given way as the boat was going about. Ko dear account of the occurrence can be got from Ms companions, bnt from the fact that the boom, a heavy one, broke on his head, it is probable that the boy wss stunned and disabled for any attempt to keep afloat A son of Mr Mussen, Grown Lands Banger, wss thrown into the river at the same time, bnt swam till picked up. McGillivray had only recently recovered from severe injuries sustained m a fall through a trap door m the upper floor of a flour mill. The body has not been re-

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2042, 21 January 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2042, 21 January 1889

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