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The " Prew " report* that bit Saturday adlatteistog Okie of aulolde ondee temporary mental derangement took pltoa at Lobnro, (he deoeaied being Mrs Polhll), wife of Mr F. Polbill, of the Loburn station, Having got op early the entered a room aimoit teparato from the re* malnder of the home, used at an office, where, loadlDg a gun, the placed It on the table with the bolt lodged againit the window sfl), and the mossle In ths direction of her body, and after the dltobavge of the piece she was fotmd on the floor with her dress burning, and a mortal wound canted by small shot on the left ride snd her arm on that tide severely lacerated. The room wss a imall one, snd the marka of the shot were seen on the walls. The deoeisad lived about five hours after the affair, and was sentlble to thelaii, An Irqnett trat held on Sunday before Mt 0. Whitoford, Coroner, and the jury foond that deoeaisd had died from a gnn•hot wouod •e l f-Inflloted while tempes* arlly oat of her mind. They alto wished to express the opinion that her butband »nd family bad done everything to take dare of her, and that there was apparently no xeaion to place ber nndet restraint.

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SUICIDE AT LOBURN, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2139, 20 May 1889

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SUICIDE AT LOBURN Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2139, 20 May 1889

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