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Before tho Arbitration Court at Wellington yesterday a. compensation eas:>, oeph Dowsott v. the Union Steam tsliip Company, was hoard. Dc/wsett, while employed as fireman on the Aorangi on February 26, fell over a. erank of the engine, and then fell into the .-rank pit. Ho unstained injuries to his skull, knee, and tho' of his havk. tie was making a very good recovery, but would never bo able to nndrtako anything but- light work. Tho Court awarded him £250, lets amounts already paid. Frederick James Banks claimed compensation from the Union Steam Skip Company for injury sustained to his knee on Alarch 2 through a sack of grain failing on it while plaintiff was working as n waterside laborer on Hie Warrinmo. The evidence showed that his knee would probably improve with treatment, and the Court awarded him £IGO.

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CLAIMS FOR COMPENSATION, Issue 15668, 5 December 1914

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CLAIMS FOR COMPENSATION Issue 15668, 5 December 1914

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