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ACCIDENTS AND DEATHS

A number of troopers of the Bth Regiment were exercising their horses on the sands at Caroline Bay, Timaru, last night, when two horses, going fast in opposite directions, had a bead-to-head collision. Both brolje their necks, ami died immediately. Trooper Tumbull. of Rakaia, was taken to the hospital, being rather seriously injured. The other man was but little hurt.

_ Ihs Gifborne 'Times' states that at IV; ilapera on Saturday evening two brotlur-3, J. and H. Davie, were seriously injure.l. They were driving home from town in a gig. The horse -was a young one. got beyond control, and dashed against the. front of a shop. Joseph Davis sustained very serious injuries to his head, and his brother also received a nasty scalp wound. Joseph Davis, who was found to have been very severely injured about the head, is a well-known local jockey, while H. Davis is a prominent feather-weight professional boxer.

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ACCIDENTS AND DEATHS, Evening Star, Issue 15655, 20 November 1914

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ACCIDENTS AND DEATHS Evening Star, Issue 15655, 20 November 1914

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