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SUDDEN DEATH

(Ja.-jjes Pullen, an Evening Star runner, died very suddenly last night. While delivering papers, he went into Mr M'Pherson’a store at the corner of Leith and Frederick streets with <jhe intention of leaving a paper there as was his custom, but had hardly got io the counter w&C.ri £e dropped down dead. Dr Mscpherson bappened to be passing at the time, ftnd was .Called in. After making an examination of the he declared life to be extinct, giving it opinion that the cause of death was heart disease. The body was thereupon removed to deccftged's residence at St. John’s Wood. Pullen was * jjjarried man, about fifty-five years of age { oad although he knew his heart was weak he had not made any complaint of late about ffeeling unwell. The deceased had been running the Star in the north end of the town for over eighteen years. He leaves a widow and one daughter. Atiih? inquest this afternoon it was stated that deceased y/as born in Manchester, ‘arid had been in the colony fijbout twenty years. A verdict of “ Death fron* natural causes i was returned. ' ■ - ! ■ *- i I:, ... . . a.

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SUDDEN DEATH, Issue 7958, 13 July 1889

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SUDDEN DEATH Issue 7958, 13 July 1889

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