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At the inquest on the infant John Edgar, held at Green Island yesterday, the jury returned a verdict to the effect that the deceased died from shock to the nervous system caused by being accidentally burnt. An accident happened to a man named M'Clutchie while driving cattle from Addison to Charleston. The horse ho was riding dropped into a water-race, with the result that M'Cfutchie’s leg was fractured above the ankle. Benjamin Thomas was yesterday found dead in an abandoned portion of the Denniston mine. The body was suspended by a clothes line. Deceased sometimes drank heavily. There is no doubt he committed suicide. . George C. Harper, son of G. Harper, of Auckland, has been drowned at Tonga through the upsetting of a pleasure boat. Deceased was in the employ of M‘Arthur and Co. A lad of fifteen named Flavcll was accidentally shot through the thigh at Christchurch yesterday while playing with a revolver. He sustained a flesh wound only.

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES, Issue 7942, 25 June 1889

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES Issue 7942, 25 June 1889

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