ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES.
WOODVILLE, September 15.
The three-and-a-half-year-old son of Joseph Ebbett, of Maharahara, was burned to death on Friday night. The boy’s dress caught fire during the temporary absence of his mother. He was terribly injured about the body and face, and died at mid-day. The Kumeroa mail cart capsized on the Napier road yesterday afternoon. Messrs Foster, Pratt, and Sewell, of Palmerston North, were passengers. The former bad his left wrist broken. A lady passenger also had her leg injured. AUCKLAND, September 15.
Mr John Elliott, of Dunedin, who had been travelling in the Waikato for two or three months for the good of his health, died at Cambridge on Saturday from hemorrhage of the lung. The deceased had a serious illness a few months ago, from which he nsver seemed to recover, but the warm Waikato climate worked a wonderful change in him. His friends had hopes of his complete cure, and his death came as a great shock to them. Mr Elliott wasP.M. of Lodge Arrow Kilwinning. As his body is to be taken to Dunedin for interment, a number of the members of Lodge Alpha carried his remains to the train on Monday morning. Much sympathy is felt for Miss Elliott, who was staying with her father at the time. The young lady left Waikato for Dunedin on Monday. MANATA, September 15. John Leslie, a farmer of Otakeho, was killed last night through the capsizing of his trap.'
NEW PLYMOUTH, September 15. John Shaw, a very old settler, died sud' denly on Tuesday afternoon.
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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES., Evening Star, Issue 10420, 15 September 1897