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From: "Becky Horne" <>
Subject: [ZA-EC] Newspaper cuttings from the Eastern Cape - LAING
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2007 23:35:28 +0200
Please join me in welcoming Helen Ulmann to the List. Hope you going to
be very happy with us. Here is a snippet of news from an Eastern Cape
Newspaper, which I hope makes you feel right at home.
Herald, 17 November 2006
100 Years Ago by Ivor Markman
A selection of interesting century-old snippets from The Herald of
News from week ending November 17, 1906.
The death occurred at Alice on Sunday afternoon of Mr. John LAING, the
youngest son of the late Hon. John LAING.
Mr. LAING met with a cart accident on Saturday while returning to his
farm near Seymour.
The horses became unmanageable and dashed into a barbed wire fence, Mr.
LAING and a native being thrown heavily to the ground. The cart fell on
LAING, where from he sustained severe injuries. When picked up he was
found to be suffering from concussion of the brain and was removed to
Three doctors were in attendance but he never recovered consciousness
and passed away on Sunday afternoon, the body being removed to Seymour,
where the funeral takes place tomorrow. The greatest sympathy is felt
for his widowed mother, who is at present visiting in Orangia.
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