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ACCIDENTS AND DEATHS.

INVERCARGILL, March 31. At the inquest "held on Edward O'Toole, 15 years of age, a telegraph messenger, a verdict was returned that deceased Was accidentally shot while, taking his pea rifle to pieces. The evidence showed, that after firing a few shots he rested the muzzle against his abdomen and was unscrewing the lock when the gun went off. An inquest was held on Archibald Craig, who was killed in a motor collision. A verdict of ' accidental death was returned. The deceased was riding a motor-cycle, and in turning a corner, ran into a car oh the Mm'n Road, sustaining a fractured skull. He leaves a widow and five children. NELSON, March 31. C. A. Grainger, proprietor of the cool store at Appleby, was struck on the head by a metal fan on Saturday,; sustaining a scalp wound and fracture of the skull. He was taken to a private hospital, and is not yet out of danger. • DUNEDTN, March 31. Leslie Robinson. 19 years of asre, was admitted to the "hosnital this evening from Clydevale, snfferino; from sovere ch^t iniuries inflicted by « shotgun. His parents reside at 7?r>s]yn. and he *vss. emnio^ed as a farm labourer by William Hall./

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ACCIDENTS AND DEATHS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9574, 1 April 1919

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ACCIDENTS AND DEATHS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9574, 1 April 1919

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