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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES

Richard Jeffs was received into the hospital yesterday afternoon. He was working at McDonald’s cement works, when a bar of iron fell on his hand, knocking it against a stone, causing the front of it to be severely cut and badly lacerating the back. Miss Winifred Whitelaw, eighteen years of age, died very suddenly at Auckland from heart disease. Deceased, who recently passed the matriculation examination of the New Zealand JJaiversity, was a teacher in one of the public schools. A Fanmure resident, Mrs Elizabeth Devaney, died on Saturday at the ago of 102 years. D. C. Maine, a boundary keeper on Tullyfa run at Martinborough (Wellington), was found dead on the hills yesterday, William Jeffrey, a village settler living near Pahiatua, was killed yesterday while bush-felling. He leaves a wife and four children.

AUCKLAND, October 1

Mrs Mary Ann Brown, fifty-three years of age, w'as found by the police on a vacant allotment yesterday and taken to the lockup on o charge of drunkenness, but she died this morning, A young Frenchman named Charles Adams (twenty-nine years of age) was lost overboard and drowned off Whangarei. He was a seaman on the cutter Mary Ann, and as the vessel was sailing down the Whangarei River for Auckland ho was knocked overboard by a wooden cleat giving way during a stiff breeze and sank. A seaman named Neill put off in a dingey, which capsized, and he nearly lost his life in attempting to rescue his mate.

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES, Evening Star, Issue 8026, 1 October 1889

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES Evening Star, Issue 8026, 1 October 1889

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