Accidents and Fatalities.
United Press Association—By Electric Telegraph—Copyright. Sydney, April 26 Mr Charles Perry, judge of the Jockey Club, dropped dead in the street to-night-, from hemorrhage of the brain.
Auckland, April 26 Two natives were poisoned at Eawene through eating wild honey. One named Ikahuka, has died, but the other recovered. At the inquest on Allen Hammond, killed by falling from an express train near Pukekohe, on Tuesday, the evidence was to the effect that deceased was standing on the gangway between two carriages when a lurch threw him against the railing which gave way, and caused him to fall on the Jine. A verdict of accidental death was xeturned. Hastings, April 26 An inquo&t was held on the body of a Native boy named Tiaki Nikora, five years of age, who fell off a dray, the wheel passing over his body. A verdict of accidental death was returned. A young Maori, named Ngatau Eaniera, died to-day from poisoning. He drank sheep-dip liquid in mistake. Dunedin, April 25 At the inquest on James Lindsey, who died of heart disease almost immediately after the kick-off in the football match on Monday, Dr Hislop, who made the postmortem examination, said that death was caused by valvular disease of the hear!", accelerated by undue exertion while playing in a football game. Lindsey was in a totally unfit state of health to play. Wellington, April 27 Charles Somers Etizlof, aged 36, a single man, was found dead last night at the foot of the staircase in the house in which he boarded. It is supposed he fell down staits accidentally. Timaru April 27 An accident of a peculiar nature happened near Fairlie to-day. Five men were driving from Fairlie to Tekapo, one leading a horse behind the vehicle, when two cyclists suddenly coming up behind so frightened the led horse as to causa it to jump into the vehicle between the two occupants. This so startled the horse in the shafts that it bolted, with the result that both men were thrown out and rendered unconscious, and one, who was smoking at the time, had the stem of his pipe forced through hia oheeJr.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6555, 27 April 1905
Accidents and Fatalities. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6555, 27 April 1905
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