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SHOOTING ACCIDENTS.

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Tuesday 26 July 1910, The Sydney Morning Herald

GLOUCESTER, Monday.
Fred. Forbes, while crossing a log at
Craven Creek, fell, and the gun he was carry-
ing exploded. The charge lodged in his
thigh, the flesh being blown away.

WALCHA, Monday.
Sidney Cooper was wallaby-shooting yes-
terday, at Cunderang Falls, when he was
shot in the head. A party left last night to
bring him up, and expect to reach Moona
Plains station to-night. His wife and three
children reside at Tuena. The case is con-
sidered hopeless.

Written by macalba

March 6, 2010 at 6:16 pm

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