[Pbb Press r Qhbi&tohttboh, June 5. A young man named Andrew Johnston, ' aged nineteeD, met his death m LytteUoa 1 to-day at tho foundry of Messrs J. Anderson and Sjdb. He was keeping chains from being jammed between a truck of coal, which was coming through the yard, and the end of a large boiler m the course of . construction for the Templeton Freezing Works, when somehow or other he got . his head between the truck and the rim t of the boiler, the result being tbe oom* , plete crushing of the back part of the J skull, caaaing almoßt instantaneous death, Dv Lawia, who was paaeiag the yams at I the time was culled m, but the young fellow was too -far gone for him to render ' any assistance. He made no ory or any r tsonnd, but a man named VV. Cliff who k was working on the top of the boiler says he heard a gurgiiug noise, and on looking ( down he saw deceased jammed between , the truck and boiler. He resided at I Sydenhim, His father is a carpenter there. He has been three montbß m Lyttelton and h long time with Messrs Anderson.
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