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BREAKING OF A SUSPENSION CHAIR.

LOSS OP LIFE.

[From Oob Own Correspondent,J

LAWRENCE, August 10.

A miner named Jehu Waters, well-known in the Tuapeka district, having only removed to Roxburgh about three years ago, in crossing the Molyneux River this morning in a chair suspended by a wire rope lost his life. Part cf tho ohair in which Waters was accompanied by one of his mates gave way, Waters being thrown into the river. The other man had the presence of mind to stick to tho portion of the chair hanging to the wire, and so escaped.

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BREAKING OF A SUSPENSION CHAIR., Issue 7982, 10 August 1889

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BREAKING OF A SUSPENSION CHAIR. Issue 7982, 10 August 1889

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