ACCIDENTS AND DEATHS
MOTOR CYCLIST KILLED, The sub-inspector of police to-day recoived advice that Ohanea Lane, single, 28 years of a-go, whil.it riding ft- motor cycle near Milton last night, came into collision with a. trap driven by James Cray, of Milburn. Lane's skull was fractured, and he died at 4.20 thi3 morning. A Blenheim telogram says that particulars of the drowning fatality at Waka-mai-ina River on Friday show that Mrs Keszler and her throe children went to the river in tho evening to fish. Lawrence, aged fell into the water, and in trying to rescue him» the mother was also "drowned. Henry Koszler, tho deceased woman's husband, is a reservist, tind left the Dominion shortly after tho declaration of war. A #umdiprger naimod Alexander Benton was found burned to death in hie hut- at Gumtowu.—Auckland telegram. A Hamilton massage states that a young married man, Hugh Smith, a-psd 22, was killed by a, falling tree at fcaianui yesterday. He leaves a wife and one child. Last night an infant named Rankin, one and a-lialf months old, died suddenly at a home at 290 King street. It appears that the mistress of the house, who was sleeping in tho room with the ohild. which had been crying in tho night, wok'o up and found it dead. An inquest tvas held late this afternoon.
William Eckhold, livinjj at South Dunedin, was admitted to t-no Dunedin Hospital yesterday afternoon, suffering; from a crushed kg, received while ho waa working on a- vessol at the wharf, Hi» condiilon is net fiorioys,
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ACCIDENTS AND DEATHS, Evening Star, Issue 15704, 19 January 1915