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OTAGO FATALITIES.

DTJNEJDIN, February 28,

At the inquest on William Coate, a verdict was returned that the' deceased died from poisoji, self-administered, while of an unsound state of mind. Ooats was. an old man, a widower, living happily with his daughter and son, but had been despondent since a recent seizure. .

■ ■ ■!" ' DUNEDIN, March 1. Mrs Doocey, a resident of St. Kilda, fell in Princes Street yesterday as the result of a collision with a drunken man and struck her head on the pavement. She appeared to be none the worse for the mishap and went shopping. An hour later she complained of pains in her head and was taken to the hospital where paralysis set in,, the woman dying at 9 o'clock last night. An inquest will be held. Ellen May Ross, five , years of age, was drowned at Puketeraki yesterday, •Her parents reside in Dunedin.

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OTAGO FATALITIES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8807, 2 March 1914

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OTAGO FATALITIES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8807, 2 March 1914

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