ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES.
Chbistchurch, October 23. A young man named William Home accidentally shot himself at Rakaia yesterday afternoon. He was taken to the Railway Hotel, where he died in the evening. Auckland, October 23. William de Norval, employed at Crawford's flax mill, Kahunga, near Raglan, had his arm wrenched off above the elbow by machinery yesterday, and is now in the Auckland Hospital. _. ~ Wellington, October 23. The police have received information from Tenui that the body of James Galbraith, who was drowned in the Ohanga river on the 11th, has been recovered. It appears that the deceased took the wrong ford, and his horse got into a quicksand. Nelson, October 23. A youth named Thomas Bast, employed at Moutere flax mill, was caught by his shirt in the mill belting to-day and dragged round. He was seriously bruised, and had his arm broken in two places between the shoulder and elbow.
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ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES., Otago Daily Times, Issue 8322, 24 October 1888
ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES. Otago Daily Times, Issue 8322, 24 October 1888
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