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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES.

Intelligence reached Port Chalmers yesterday afternoon that the body of Nicolas Arrovine, the fisherman who lost his life by drowning in tho Lower Harbor on May 1, had been discovered on the beach in Dowling Bay, Lower Harbor—a distance of about two miles from the place where he met his death. The police, on receipt of the news, proceeded down and brought up the body, which was taken to the morgue. Thomas Spriggs, aged seventeen, son of a farmer at Eyretown, was found dead yesterday in a field near his parents’ home. It is supposed that he died from heart disease. A small phial of strychnine crystals was found on him not opened. Deceased was carrying it to his employer for sparrow poisoning. Henry Stevenson this forenoon walked over the Hobson street embankment at Auckland, and received injuries which are likely to prove fatal. Abraham Warbrick, father of the wellknown footballers of that name, was buried at Matata (Auckland) Cemetery yesterday. He has been in the colony since 1810, and was aged seventy-two,

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES., Evening Star, Issue 7929, 10 June 1889

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES. Evening Star, Issue 7929, 10 June 1889

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