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A BOATING ACCIDENT

ON LAKE ROTORUA. FOUR LIVES LOST. [Pee United Press Association.] ROTORUA, November 25. About 4 p.ra. yesterday a boat accident occurred on Lake Rotorua, whereby four lives were lost, A party of coven were returning in a sailing boat from Mokoia Island, when a gust capsized the craft. Four of the occupants sank very quickly. They were: Herbert Webb, aged 40, a plumber ; his wife, about 35 ; his daughter Phyllis, 15; and Moses Edmondson, 39, a carpenter. The other occupants clung to the boat until they were rescued. One of them, named Ridley, was greatly exhausted. Only Edmondson's body lias been recovered so far. Webb leaves two eons, aged 10 and 11. Edmondson leaves a widow, but no children.

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A BOATING ACCIDENT, Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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A BOATING ACCIDENT Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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