DEATH FROM SNAKEBITE.
Camper and Tiger Snake.
About 12 hours after ho had been bitten bv a tiger snake at a camp near Moles w 01 Ile. Mr Charles McPherson, of Albert road, Albert Park, died m a private hospi tal -it Yet lina is tho first fatal snake bite of the holiday season
AY lill bli two sons. Clive and Hector, the late llr AlcPhctson was camped for tho holidajs neir a cieek About midday on Sundi} Air McPherson was reading in Ins shirt sleeves on a tarpaulin stretched before Ins tent He glanced dow a and saw a large inter snake crawling across his leggings The snake crossed his baie aim
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Tint it was not until Hector directed his attention to it that Alt McPherson knew that he had been bitten on the arm Ino cimpeis from a neighbouring camp' incised and cleansed the punctures and nflixcd a ligature Air McPherson was then taken bj motoi car to Molcswoith and from tlicie as no doctor was available to A.ca, where ho was treated bj a doctor lie became ripidlj vvoise, and iftcr admit tanee to a pillule hospital died eil I j on
Mr AlcPhcrson was in business it Albeit .Pink and Montuguc and leaves a
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