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FATALITIES.

A girl named Langdale (17) committed suicide .at Hobart by taking poison. She had been, absent frorii home all night, and when;found Was taken home; wlien she took some strychnine and then called out "Good-bye; Eve done it now; I've taken poison.". In an hour she was dead. A passenger, Alfred Otter'"■(3B)) was in the, engine t room of the Bteamer Taranna, on her way from v Ho-' hart to New Norfolk, when, he became dizzy,.or took a fit,and,fell in among the engines. When removed he was, quite dead, his body being badly smashed.;;'''/ -"",-,-. The Sydney Coroner commenced ah inquiry into the death of Ester Gitiiland, a young girl, which ' occurred at a house ill Thompson-street, Dai'llnghurst, in suspiclous clrcurristaricps. oh March 24.: A chemist, wb.Q was arrested on ii phavge of, having caused th<s girl's death, was pre-i ml in eurtfidy. evidence, we inquest was adjourned for a week."

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FATALITIES., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 90, 16 April 1909

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FATALITIES. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 90, 16 April 1909

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