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AN EXCITING ADVENTURE.

SHARK CAPSIZES DINGHY,

Auckland, Jan, 26,

While two fishermen and a party of fourteen were fishing at Manukau Head j, one hooked a five feet shark, which capsized the dinghy that was being towed behind the launch. The three occupants of the dinghy were thrown into the. water. A Maori was pulled aboard the launch, and a second man was helped aboard. The third man was fully clothed, and he was carried away by the current. One of the fishermen jumped from the launch with a life buoy. He found that the man had disappeared. He then took off 'his life buoy, and, by diving, re covered the man, who was got aboard the; launch unconscious, Life was finally restored by persistent methods in artificial respiration.

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AN EXCITING ADVENTURE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4367, 27 January 1914

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AN EXCITING ADVENTURE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4367, 27 January 1914

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