DEATH OF SIB DENIS ANSON.
MITCHELL PROVIDED FOR
London, July 8. At the inquest on Sir Denis Anson and Mitchell, Iris Tree and others testified that all were perfectly sober. Anson exhibited youthful vivacity, larking about. He climbed upon and walked along the awning rail, the cap tain compelling him to descend. Anson then mounted a seat, and diving into tbe water swam towards tbe shore. Suddenly he was heard shout ing "Quickly ! Quickly 1" Thereupon Mitchell dived in to his rescue, but disappeared. There was a strange current at the time, Tbe jury was satisfied that Anson was sober Tha party aboard included Lady Diana Manners and Miss Nancy Ounard Counsel announced that Anson's family was providing for Mitchell's widow and children.
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DEATH OF SIB DENIS ANSON., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4411, 10 July 1914
DEATH OF SIB DENIS ANSON. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4411, 10 July 1914
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