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A Narrow Escape.

( <c Lyttelton Times.")

; On Tuesday Mr Walker/ tyho wasifishirig on the 1 New- i>;^V~-. V-ra-l;. had a harrow escape from ■> .••''}>'. II- and another man were fishing with a net beyond the surf. After they had made one goqd haul, when attempting a second trip their boat capsized. Luckily Mr Thomas Frost was riding along the beach at the time, on the horse that was some time back stolen by the famous Tillett. Putting the hprse into, the sea, he swam the animal io. the drowrtipg Win, who was all but gone, 'and Was' with" much difficulty landed. The usual restoratives were then applied and saved his life. Mr Walker is an old fisherman, and, considering the rough weather of late, showed great imprudence in going out over the surf in such a small, flat-bottomed boat.

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A Narrow Escape., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2430, 15 May 1890

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A Narrow Escape. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2430, 15 May 1890

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