HOSPITAL SURGEON'S DEATH.
TYPHOID CAUGHT FROM PATIENTS. (By Telegraph.—Own Correspondent.) WANGANUI, this day. Dr. Withers, house surgeon at Wanganui Hospital, succumbed this morning to an attack of typhoid fever, said to have been contracted when treating Maori patients suffering from the same disease. Deceased, who was 24 years of age., had only been in charge of the hospita'i about two months, having succeeded Dr. Fergus, who resigned. The body is to be conveyed to his old home in Southbridge, Canterbury.
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