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Accidents and Fatalities.

United Presa Association—By Electric Telegraph—Copyright. Auckland, April 27 Mr P. Rouse, aged 21 year 3, second mate of the Government schooner Countess of Ranfurly, was washed overboard and drowned on the passage of a vessel from Auckland to Niue. Deceased was a native of London, where his parents reside. Nelson, April 27 Albert Hollyman, nged six year 3, the adopted son of Mr Denis Frost, was swinging on a timber wagon when he fell under the wheels and was so badly injured that he died to-night. Mr Joseph Holden, agei 75 years, an old settler of Riwaka, was thrown from his trap to-day and killed. Hokitika April 27 John Olson, a well known settler m the district, was severely crushed about the lower part of the body, being caught between two moving trucks at the railway Biding. The injuries are considered serious.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6556, 28 April 1905

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Accidents and Fatalities. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6556, 28 April 1905