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A singular accident occurred at the -top comer of rDurhajn-street West about noon to-day., The City Council motor wagon, ivhicL was engaged carrying tarred metal to repair Durhani-'Street, backed into the wall of the building on the top corner, which is occupied by Mr. G. Hoi-ley's Exchange. The wagon ran back, and the projecting. car struck the building such a. severe blow that it punched a large hole right : through the; ■brick wall.. Fortunately;, the point of contact was underneath an old archway, bo that this served to hold tip the wall. Beyond making this hole, which is about three feet by two feet, no other dam,ße a *PPea» t« luwe Ibten done". ,

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Auckland Star Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 88, 14 April 1909

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