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A ICHOOLBOY.S DEATH.
yjCTOv/ UNAWARE OF DANGER.
CASTlfeTOK, Monday.-A boj named Alexandre1 M'Cahe died as the result of snakcbils yesterday Three Bchoolbojs named Ko) MTDonald, William pretlove, and Ace M'Cabe, of Sandford, all about 14 yen/s of age, went rabbiting on Satur-
A rjobit went into a burrow, and M'Cabe put bia hand in He said, "There's a snake here/ but, although ho received a great shoe!, he did not think that die liad been bitt-n Shortly afterwards, howcvei ho comilaincd of a headache, and had a fit of vonjting He told his companions Hi it he wotld be all right Boon, and they went on rih'.it-ing An hour and a halt Intel the bov was still very had, but it was thought thl he had a bilious attack M'Cahe rubbed awi)' some blood from his thumb
1 lad named Norman Somerville, who was ouT shooting, came ocrost M'Cabe Intel
anl di ove lum home The boy still said
that he had not been bitten As it was evident however, that the ca_o was serious, Df «Skinner was called m. He found the svtnptomB lo ba those of snakebite, and prescribed remedies, but the boy collnpheil o» Sunday morning, and died at 1 o'clock
|Mi Hughes, J P hdd an inquirí,, ind returned a vcmict of eltntli from .nakebite poisoning The great shock M'Cabe le- efe» ed when he touche^ the snake probably
iccountcd for his not reahsiug thut he had
been bitten The ¡¡tate school children were present at the funeral this after