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..Says tfhe \V;Wi&^Ws*2W ff~lii' Jkl''™ 'Faulknej?j;.a rfSettier. in: the LWdQihgtoii; Moii,i 2 Speci4 S*tjtlejnegtt, S'earJ>Eket»h imia > r 'Jurffiico a rather, r experience aJettrrdW'.-oH ago. He had invited a couple -, of gpntjltsfsn^ to come up from Wellington for" a :i?ew flayV *. shooting, ..and J haying- set\ ,hj& Jioiis^, vo. iP order to receive" company,; he,rprooeedet^tfl-f j^ Eketahuna'to meet his friends. On o return^ JT " t ing| however, to whero his residence »MM , , J „ havSp been (a spot some "ten tfa*'J'Sm:,heart of the forest) he found to his disgust 1 "-'-'^ that it had vanished in smoke.' - A-- careleatf bush whacket/.who had taken bush loave, ana occupied Mr Fniulkner.'s wharc in his absence, had thoughtlessly left a totaia log on # the j fire, wliicli doubtless had cast a apwrk WtO some loose chaff near at hand w4 MtVf 1 avw4 tbe dywwtert

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2435, 27 May 1890

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2435, 27 May 1890