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A SINGULAR AFFAIR.

It ia at .ted that a eheath kaife, sharp od both eid'is, and the point tnrned haa been picked np oa the soena of the Kaiwarra murder, a'ong with a shot poach Liter. The discovery of a knlfa and shot poaoh neat the scene of the Kaiwarra mardec la alleged to be due to droama. Mr Low, the finder la stated to have come time ago dreamed on four saooerslve nights that a knife would be discovered In the small creek where It was found, and for the last four Sundays, so impressed was he with the vision that he has devoted the beit part of those days to his aearoh this hot is well-known to Lowf friends not only In town but also at Kiiirarra, where his periodical visits had oorae to be regularly looked for. The little oreek where his searoh has from time to time so persistently been made Is fed by a spring In the hills and the surfaoe of the water 1b generally covered with a growth of watercress, and the knife and shot ponoh were found In a small water hole In the oreek some 18 Inches or 2 feet deep* Lows search yesterday, »s Invariably, was proseouted by hljaaelf alone t and it was not until his oall to some city people, who happened to be taking a constitutional, attracted thorn, that anyone wai aware of his objects In fossicking up and down the cteek, although his movements had been observed. 'I he knife Is detortbed as being a formidable looking instrument about 14 Inches In length and has been ground both baok and edge until It bears a marked resemblance to. a stiletto. The artloles have not boea handed to the police but to some one else, whom Low refuses to name. The police, are, however, Instituting enquiries into the matter. Another account say* that though Low dreamed about finding the artloles and it was that which caused him to be so persistent m the searoh the pl»03 where he found them dees not by any means tally with hts dream.

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A SINGULAR AFFAIR., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2210, 27 August 1889

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A SINGULAR AFFAIR. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2210, 27 August 1889

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