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ACCIDENTS AND DEATHS

H. Nicholls, 40 years of age, a miner, while working in Uolitho's cement claim at Crushington (near Reefton), was killed by a fall of earth. Ho leaves a widow and four young children. Tho deceased was liighlv respected. A little bay, the son of Mr Noble Taylor, a farmer" at lnglmvood, while playing outside his father's house last evening, was accidentally fchot by the discharge of a pea. riuo by his brother, aged 19 years. A cartridge- had been left in the rifle without the knowledge of the user. The bullet penetrated the brain, and the victim expired at the New Plymouth Hospital. Mr Hooper, the Wesleyan at Palmerston, met with an accident on Sunday, when he was cycling to take the service-' at Glen Park.* It appears that his bicycle came in contact with a large 6tono near the top of the hill in Ronaldsay street, causing him to tall heavily on his head, and stunning him for a while. He was carried into an adjoining house, where he was attended by the doctor, who later on took him home in his car. _ Dean Light-heart, a Roman Catholic priost, met with a serious accident yesterday on the W-aiotapu road, six miles from Rotorua. He was driving in a motor alone when the car ran over the bank, rolling over on to him and crushing him badly. He was found unconscious soon afterwards.—Rotorua tele-ram.

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ACCIDENTS AND DEATHS, Issue 15676, 15 December 1914

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ACCIDENTS AND DEATHS Issue 15676, 15 December 1914

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