ACCIDENTS AND DEATHS
Patrick Bain, one of the two platelayers who were injured at the Thorndon Railway .Station, died in the Wellington Hospital last nijht. Bain had bis right cut off. and his left leg was badly crushed. He was a single man, and was only engaged on the morning of the accident.
A boy named Henderson, 7£ years of age, went out into the bush at Mokotua (near Invercargill) yesterday, and did not return. His father went "to search for him, and found the little chap hung up to a tree by a flax fibre round his neck. It appears that the boy,went out with some others to play, and the flax was tied round a tree. It is supposed that he fell and choked.
An accident happened to the Waipori' mail coach en "Wednesday week (says the Tuapeka 'Times'). When turning the first bend in Ready Creek, the trap went over the bank and rolled into the gully, about 40ft below the road. One horse waa killed. 'The driver was not seriously *«rt.
A Gisborne message statea that Alfred Batcbelor, 55, married, was killed while bush-felling.
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ACCIDENTS AND DEATHS, Evening Star, Issue 15667, 4 December 1914