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FATAL CASE OF SNAKE-BITE.
Un lhursday a lad named Chapman, aged, 15, while engaged bird-catching near Coo- nong, was bitten on the calf of the leg by, a tiger snake. His companion promptly fastened a ligature around the leg and sucked the puncture. Afterwards he drove Chapman to Urana, where a doctor treated him immediately upon arrival. Unfortun-
ately four hours had elapsed before reach-' ihg the town, and -the lad died at mid-1 night. w