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Liverpool papers print the story of one William Mayor, a respectable citizen, who passed several years in penal servitude for burglary and an attempt to murder, of which he has been proved to be entirely guiltless. It was a case of mistaken, identity, and no redress for the injustice ba» ever been received. A Plucky Explorer.— M. Soleillet, a French explorer, is travelling through Africa in a remarkably primitive fashion. His sole means of transport is a mule, of great docility, and his only escort is a man servant. He never carries arms, and adapts himself to the habits and customs of the tribes through which lie passes, eats and dresses ns they do, and as he speaks the languages of the country he finds no difficulty in keeping on friendly terms with tlie blacks. He advances very slowly, stopping at every villiageih# reaches, ajnd rendering any service he Can to the inhabitants,;

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 22, 15 November 1879

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 22, 15 November 1879