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COLLAPSE OF A SCAFFOLDING:

SEVERAL MEN INJURED. Just before noon on Saturday last part of the scaffolding collapsed on the south wall of the building m course of erection at the rear of the •National B a nk at the corner of Clyde and Wood streets. James Carruthers Frederick Lawton, and Stanley Mitchell, who were putting in concrete, were thrown to the ground, a distance of about thirty feet. t e men were severely shaken, and Lawton bad t 0 receive medical attention. A number of men were mixing concrete at the foot of the scaffolding and one of these, Richard Morgan, had his hip dislocated. The contractors for the building, which is being erected for Messrs Bates, Sise and Co., state that rain had loosened the bric'k-w T ork in which beams were inserted.

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COLLAPSE OF A SCAFFOLDING:, Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 14, 20 July 1907

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COLLAPSE OF A SCAFFOLDING: Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 14, 20 July 1907

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