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Albert Cleveland (five years old) was admitted into the hospital from Purakanui yesterday afternoon, suffering with a badly fractured thigh, caused by falling whilst playing with another child. Henry Stephens (eleven years of age) was also taken to the hospital last night, suffering with a wound on the head and bruises about the legs, caused by being knocked down and kicked by a horse.

The three-year-old son of MrT. Chapman, licensee of the Robert Burns Hotel, yesterday afternoon attempted to walk along the outside cornice with the object of getting from one upstairs room to another, and fell to the pavement. Dr Roberta found on examination that the child had sustained a fracture of the arm near the the shoulder and was algo badly hurt about the head. Dr Ferguson was also in attendance subsequently. It is hoped that the little fellow will recover.

At the inquest at Gisborne on the body of an old man named William Davy, a station hand, the evidence went to show that deceased had been drunk, and took a small dose of “ rough on rats ” to take away the effects of the carouse.

A Sydney telegram to the ‘ Argus ’ says: “Mr William C. Kennedy, the manager of the Eqi ilfcble Insurance Company of New Zealand, disappeared from his house about a month ago. Nothing further was heard of him until yesterday (the 23rd inst.), when his body was found on the north shore of the harbor under circumstances pointing to suicide by poison. Several bottles which had contained liniment and poison were found near the body, which was at about high-water mark, and a post mortem examination showed th it death had been caused by an irritant poison. An examination of the books of the company is now being made, the auditor being unable to say at present whether they are correct.”

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES, Issue 8002, 3 September 1889

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES Issue 8002, 3 September 1889

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