Levin, January 11. A sad accident occurred at Hokio, on the ocean beach, a favourite bathing resort, at 10.30 a.m. yesterday. Mr T. Broome, with his wife and daughter, aged 11, residents of Levin, Mr and Mrs Carey and Vlr Bukenhead, of Auckland, and Miss Phyllis Cbapman, ( aged 12, of Levin, were bathing in the purf, when they got into a bole. All the party got ashore except Miss Chapman: Mrs Broome went to her rescue and got hold of her, but was forced tn let go. Mr Brooine then a re^cw 2 , but -ood got into difficulties. Ho wib iHOii 1 d by Mr X, Smith in euch a condition that it took about an hour to bring him round. Meanwhile the little girl had disappeared Her body hart not been recovered at the time of wiring, and the police are searching the beach for it.
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DROWNING FATALITY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3469, 12 January 1915
DROWNING FATALITY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3469, 12 January 1915
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