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BENNINGTONS NARROW ESCAPE. Newton Bennington, the New York turfman, had a narrow escape from death in Canada last week. Mr. Bennington has some mining interests at Cobalt Hinl went there on a trip of inspection. He lost bis footing, fell over the edge of a cliff and would have dropped several hundred feet had not his coat caught in the branches of a tree some twenty feet from where he fell. He was unconscious when leseued several hours later. He is still suffering from the shock, which was all the more severe because of two operations he underwent last winter.