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■ '.-■-'- — + -",,! ;;.., (PEB PBBSfI ASSOOUTIOK,)^ « ' Wanganui, Jannary 30. News was received m town yesterday of the misting of Mr James. MnDonald, of Mangamahoe, who bad proceeded from home m the morning m bum bash. A boy was with him who^waa left m oharge of the horses on a ridge, and who was discovered by two boshmen and. taken home. McDonald's dogs' returned home In the evening by ., .themselves. Search was- made at once, but no traeo was found of the missing man who, it li feared, was overtaken by the firt and |got burned or suffooated. A oonstable baa gone out to-day with a. aearofa party bnt no further news has been reoelved. .. . ■ ' * liAinti The search party sent to look. fur the body of MoDonAld: has been aucoessful, having fonnd the body not far from where) deceased left the boy. Mt la evident that deceased made an attempt to reach the boy, bnt In doing so got suffocated by smoke from the bosh, - The body la charred . It Is being brought to the Wangaebn Hotel, where an Inquest will be held to-morrow.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2051, 31 January 1889

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LOST IN THE BUSH. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2051, 31 January 1889