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Accidents and Fatalities.

United Press Association— By Electric Telegraph. Chrtstchdrck, June 16 Yesterday, just after a double decker electric tramcar had loft Papanui, the trolley pole got free from the overhead wire, and swung round a number of times. It caught Mr Nash, of St. Asaph street, full in the face, and broke hia nose, causing ife to ' bleed prof ÜBely. The Chiistchurch police have received information that the clothes of a child named Eva Butler, two years old, caught fire on Wednesday in a yard at DarSeld, where her mother was washing. The child ■ died early yesterday morning from her in* juries. Auckland, June 15 Information Was been received by Inspector Oullen from Wflipu stating that a young man named Norman M'Kenzie, had accidentally shot himself. According to a constable, the accident happened while deceased was in his bedroom at his father's house. H# was handling a loaded Winchester rifle, when it went off, the bullet lodging in deceased's head. Nelson, Jutf9 15 An accident occurred at the gasworks this afternoon. Some men were taking , down the old retort benches when an aroh collapsed, partly burying a man named J. Bryne, who formerly lived in Queensland. He was removed to the Hospital, where it was found that his spine was hurt, but the doctor is hopeful of his recovery. The men had been warned.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6597, 16 June 1905

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Accidents and Fatalities. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6597, 16 June 1905