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A settler named Thomas, who resided at Waimea West, close to the sea, left Nelson Haven about four o'clock on Saturday morning in a boat, together with his son-in-law named Haynes, the two intending to proceed home. At daylight the boat was discovered about a mile from the entrance, she having been capsized. Search parties have found some things which were in the boat, as well as a hat belonging to one of the men. It is not thought possible that the men could have reached shore, and so far they have not been found. The night was squally, and a swell was running at the head of the bay. Both men were married and had families. WELLINGTON, August 12. John H. Moore, two years and _ nine months old, son of a farmer at Makikihi, was drowned in a sheep dip near his father's residence,

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES, Issue 7983, 12 August 1889

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES Issue 7983, 12 August 1889

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