FROZEN TO DEATH.
- —»—- ] .. _ Nfi w Plymouth, April 26. i Mr Pearco. of the Wellington Poet 1
iffic'f, who a-ft Dawfon's Falls House on Thursday morning to climb tho mountain, was never seen again until his body was found at the hot fbra of F&ntbom's Peak yesterday, having met with an accident. Hβ bad evidently been frozen to death The search, which had proceeded ;crively throughout Friday, was con inued on Saturday. As soon as he received news on Friday night that a •i man was lost; on the mountain, Sergeant Dale, of Stratford, organiaea a search party of about forty residents of Stratford, iilcbam and Rowan, and joined by Constable Bolfcon, of New Plymouth, the party spent the greater part of Saturday searching. The party broke into two lota, and different localities were worked over without results, Early yesterday morning other search parties were sent out, and one of these found the body of Pearce in the afternoon.
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FROZEN TO DEATH., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3454, 27 April 1915