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LAWRENCE.

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A severe accident happen* d to a young man named Eust.ce on Saturday evening. He was at work In the North o! licla"d Company's claim, Blue Spur. He had put in a idiot, which mi-sed fire, and was withdrawing the tum,,ing, und.i-hile co doing the explo-i*-i.in occurred, cau ing a ,eve-e compound fracture of the left arm above the elbow, and a very dangerous lac. rate wound on the wr.st and palm of his hand, lr, is fully expected he will lose -,he sight of the tight u,t c; the oiJht is also fnj-ircd. He is in tiie H sp.tal, tt'ider Dr Withers' cure, but no opinion as to the expected result cvi be given for a few day..,'.' •Auoth- r accident happened yesterday to a yoiing nan iiamd Ro-itvi, reading at Rowd. Point, IVcthcrittoncs A man \yli» had been contracting lately oalh-d at the house and inqmrpd for Rogers, sen., hilt f Jti.-td that he wai out, and whilo thoro he must have dropped a dynamite cap. Shortly after, he lefc, j oung Rogers, aged 19 picked it up. and neper having seen one before, but fancjiig that it would explode, h 8 y«ung brother, aged six, brought »- light and set ie on lire, while ho held it in his nand ; ifiuiinediatcly exploded, blowing off the first linger and thumb 'if the right hand. Ho Is also under treatment in our Hospital. Mr Bogus informed your own that he had se eral times cautioned th« gentleman that s*lmc accident would be -uro to happen, owing to the careless manner ho had of carrying dyuaiui! c caps in his pocket. our Bowling-green and Lawn Tennis Clubs-bid fair to bo a great, success. Thero are between 30 arid 40 Kentlcneii who have already paid £2 2s.subscription. Tenders havo been called for draining and levelling the ground, and will be settled this week. It i. expected the green will be in such a forward slate a3 to enable tne Club tv have a few matches bi fto nvxt season expires. - - -

I he farmers aro having grand weather for ploughing -anti putting In crops.* Some of the wheat U a'.r.n'ly r.bjvo ground,*

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LAWRENCE. Otago Daily Times, Issue 6636, 23 May 1883

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