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CRUSHED TO DEATH.

[From Our Own Correspondent.]

ARROWTOWN, October 10.

A shocking accident has occurred here. A miner named August Peterson, a Swede, working at the mouth of Bracken Gully, was suddenly crushed to death by an enormous stone, many tons in weight, which fell upon him. Deceased was missing from his but for two days, and his body was discovered by his neighbors yesterday. Great exertions were made by the police and others to extricate the body from under the stone, which has just been done. An iuqqest will fie held to-day. Deceased was well Jtnown on tfie \yest Coasj;.

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CRUSHED TO DEATH., Evening Star, Issue 8034, 10 October 1889

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CRUSHED TO DEATH. Evening Star, Issue 8034, 10 October 1889

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