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It Beemß that the Waiho (South Canterbury) fatality arose thiswise :—A pedlar called at Mr Morton's residence and sold a bottle of mixture for containing nitrate of 3ilver and cyannide of potassium. The bottle was placed in a chest of drawers in the bedroom, and was not labelled. The child, barely two years, managed to reach the bottle and drank it contents. At the inquest on the girl Thomas, who was killed at Pleasant Point yesterday, it was proved that she was riding, along with another girl, on the main road when she fell off, the roller passing over and killing her instantaneously. The jury acquitted the driver of the roller of blame.

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES, Issue 8051, 30 October 1889

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES Issue 8051, 30 October 1889

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