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At the inquest on Charles Sinclair, the lumper who died, from injuries received while unloading timber from the Westralia at Auckland, the jury returned a verdict of "Accidental death," with the rider that blame is attributable to someone, but there was not sufficient evidence to prove whom. Robert Johnson, a seaman on the Terranora, dropped dead on the steamer at Whan, garei.'

.A Chinaman named Lou Chong died saddenly at Macraes yesterday. An inquest is being held this afternoon. > NEW PLYMOUTH, September 14. Obituary: James Hempton, late Becond officer of the Mararoa, of hemorrhage of the lungs.

PALMERSTON NORTH, September 14. Sergeant-major Scanlan, the officer in charge of the Palmerston police station, died at an early hour this morning. The deceased had been ill for several weeks. He had been about thirty years in the force.

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES., Issue 10419, 14 September 1897

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES. Issue 10419, 14 September 1897

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