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FIGHT WITH SNAKE.

NEARLY STRANGLES A MAN. '

WIFE CUTS "THROUGH ITS COILS

(Per Press: Association— Copyright.)

(Received:' February 25, 8.23 a.m.) SYDNEY, February 25.

Mrs Kennedy, wife of a Coraki councillor, was at'night-time getting medicine for a sick child-, when she was attacked by. a big carpet snake, which had mounted t^e dresser. The woman's' screams brought her husband";-who grabbed the reptile near its head, but it coiled itself round his neck and ribs and almost strangled him before his wife succeeded, in cutting through the coils. On dissection of the body, sis. china eggs and a silver fork were discovered in its stomach.

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FIGHT WITH SNAKE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914

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FIGHT WITH SNAKE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914

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