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POISONOUS HONEY.

LOBS OF TWO LIVES.

(PBE PRESS ASSOCIATION.)

Auckland, May 6. The fate of the pig hunting party at Matata baa been ascertained. Te Nagsram, the younger brother} was found jammed In the rooka about half way down a water* fall, irhloh Is at least 80ft blj.li. His brother mast have left to go to the creek at the same time, after fesllog bad with the honey. Both bodies were found within three ohalns of each other.

Lateb. Details ofjthe poisoning oaoe near fifatata atate that three Natlvei, brothera, left that place to hunt pigs Id the bash above Te |Hnmuhlkl. One of themSafterwardß returned almost nuked aud oat of his mind, He could Rive no Information of tho other two. A search party was Instituted, and from various traoea It nan ascertained that the mon had been pol soned by eating honey obtained from a treo. After some time the party tracked the two brothers down hilt to a oreek, whore they found the oldest brother Pere In the oreok quite dead. About tiro chains below they found the clothes of the other man, To Ngarara, and further «n his dead body:

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POISONOUS HONEY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2128, 7 May 1889

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POISONOUS HONEY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2128, 7 May 1889

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