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A boat accident occurred at Oamaru oa Saturday night, by which a man belonging to the dredge Progress, named Samuel Kewloy, was drowned. Two gold miners, Glosson and Cleglioru, were buried by a fall at Ford’s Creek (Greymouth). The latter was easily got out, but the former had to be taken to the Grey Hospital. After the Auckland races on Saturday, a train from Auckland, when passing Ellerslie platform, ran into a waggon which had crossed the line on the road and had not got clear. The hind wheels of the vehicle were knocked off, and a man named Hyde was caught by the cowcatcher of the engine and carried about thirty yards. His collar-bone was broken, and he was injured internally, but he will probably recover, A boy named Golding had his arm broken, and another lad named Walsh received a scalp wound. Mr W. Andrews, captain of the East Christchurch Football Club, broke his leg on Saturday while playing against the Christchurch Club,

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES., Issue 7935, 17 June 1889

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES. Issue 7935, 17 June 1889

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