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Neatly Caught.

— %_- :— :. i<- \ A station master not a hundred miles from Euroa (Victoria) has the reputation l of being pretty " cute," but he was caught napping recently. He owns a pet dog, which entered a paddock the other day and worried sheep and lambs to the value \ of £40i The owner of'the sheep captured [ the dog, and invented a plan to 'make its master.admit:owierehip. The.next day a swagmanappeared bn the station; lead^? ing the dog by a string, and requested that the animaj. might be> put /iijj the >guard's van. : , E . The, intelligent porter at once,recognised the beast, and informed his chief of the attempted deportatiohfoh his favorite. The fc. M., bustled oixt^ofthe platform and immediately challenged the " swaggie's" right to the dog, claiming the ownership liimself in vehement terms/ The swaggie smiled as he handed over the cm-,- with an account for £40 damages, and proceudud lo tnko |he names of the wiUio&sos. Tl-,o m.-ittcr has since been compromised by the payment, it is said,'

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Neatly Caught., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2422, 6 May 1890

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Neatly Caught. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2422, 6 May 1890

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