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A strange 'but ttatf"Btory -istold by a welljjnown traveller of a fenaale monhfey ehofby* friend of hip, and oarriod t6 his'tent. Forty or of her tribe advanced with menaoiog gestures, but stood still" when the gentlenlan presented his gun at then}. Qne, hoysyer, who appeared to be the ohief of' the tribe; oame forward, ohattering and threatening m a furious manner. Nothing short of jSring at him Beejned likely to drive him away! bat at length he approached the tent dppr with every sign of grief and eupplioaHpp, a? if joe were begging for tfye bod^. It was giving him ; he took it m hiß arms, darried it away, with actions expressive of afleotion, to his companions. with whom he' disappeared, e^eot qpon the traveller was suoh t^at he vowed never to shoot snotbtr toooke;,

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 6, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2142, 4 June 1889

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2142, 4 June 1889

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