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NAPIER, Novembfji 2. A man named Edward Harrington, a clerk in the Railway Locomotive Department, left his work this morning saying he felt ill, and shortly afterwards his body, stripped to the shirt, was found floating in the sea in front of the town. A verdict of "Founddrowned ' was returned. WELLINGTON, November 2. To-day the police received news of the drowning of a man named George Buckingham off Kapiti on Thursday last. Deceased and a man named Charles Low were out together in a fishing boat off the island, when the boat was struck by a squall and capsized. Low was saved, but Buckingham has not been seen since. Charles Goodlet, twenty-one years of age, employed by Mr Barnes 1 , contractor, bustained a slight concussion of the brain yesterday through falling on the back of bis head while wrestling, and was taken to the hospital. Some time ago ho had been kicked by a horse 6n the same-spot.

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES., Issue 10461, 3 November 1897

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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES. Issue 10461, 3 November 1897

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