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[PBB FBEBB ASSOCIATION.] Death m Gaol. Auckland, JTebraary 27. Jane Frenob, wbo waa sent to prlaou on Saturday for drunkenness died on Monday. At the inquest yesterday a verdlot of death from apoplexy waa returned. Ballooning. Akroyd, Baldwin's agent has returned from Sydnoy. Baldwin la unable to give an exhibition on aocount of windy weather. The engagement with Ackroyd has been cancelled and he will return to .England, WUliams, a Sydney watchmaker and parachutist, oontemplatea giving Exhibitions m New Zealand. Committed for Trial Jas. Ohalcrufc was committed for trial on a charge of setting fire to a itack of oaten hay on the 16th inst. Tbe prisoner bad threatened to roast out the owner ef tbe staok and on the night of the fire wai ■een running away from the vicinity while the stack was bornlog. Died under Chloroform. Dusbdot, February 27. William Gamming*, 11 yean of age, died yesterday under chloroform administered for the performance of a serious operation. Tbe lad was attended by Drs Oiughtrey and Teevan, and had on two previous occasion* been given a greater qaantlty of aosaithetlo wlthont 111 result*. Every care was taken, DrTeevan administering the chloroform and Dr Oougbtrey operating, but tbe patient died from aynoope of the heart daring the operation.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2074, 27 February 1889

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2074, 27 February 1889