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CHIIISTCHUEtH /February 9. Irvingl Sayies, a coloured member of the Fuller Vaudeville. Company, who has been in Christchurch for the last few weeks,' dropped dead in Gloucester Street at noon yesterday, just outside the Dominion Hotel, where he was stay? ing. Sayies,. who has been a -wellknown comedian on the Australasian stage for many years, appeared to be in his usual health yesterday morning. Just before dinner-lime, he was chatting and joking in the doorway of the hotel. He then walked 1 across, the street to a motor garage and walked back, but within a row paces of the hotel doorway, he rwlcd and fell without a word. A doctor was called immediately, and found death had occurred. At the inquest this afternoon, medical evidence showed that death was due to a clot of blood forcing itself into a main artery supplying the heart. ,

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COMEDIAN'S SUDDEN END., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8790, 10 February 1914

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COMEDIAN'S SUDDEN END. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8790, 10 February 1914

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