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A CASE FOR INQUIRY

PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.

CmtisTCHL-iicit, May 31. Eighty bullocks from "Wanganui arrived at Addington by tr.-un from LytloUon on Thursday last. As soon as they were removod from the trucks iuo or throo folll from exhaustion in die station yard, and were afterwards killed. The whole;' herd worn apparently in a state of madness from thirst. They rushed to a small pool near the station, and with dffticulty were dislodged and driven off down the road. Coming to tho drain near Crowe they crowded, to it. The approach to the drain is boggy, and several of the animals were either suffocated or fell victims to the effect of the water they had greedily swallowed, and in their weak state were unable to extricate themselves. A« the journey from Wanganui to Olu-istcliurch occupies foity-eight hours, it i.s evident the animals must have suffered severely in having no water. One died on the voyage,

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2438, 31 May 1890

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A CASE FOR INQUIRY Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2438, 31 May 1890

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