SHORT OF SUPPLIES.
PITCAIRN ISLANDERS' PLIGHT
(Per Press Association—Copyright.)
(Received March 14, 8.55 a.m.)
SYDNEY, March 14
The American barque Afonlaw reports that when off Pitcairn Island two boats, carrying 34 islanders, came aboard. They reported that they were short of bread and other commodities, and obtained a supply, also clothing, in exchange for poultry, vegetables, and fruit. The islanders reported." all well" at Pitcairn Island. A gale destroyed the plantations some time ago, but they were now recovering from the effects.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8818, 14 March 1914
SHORT OF SUPPLIES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8818, 14 March 1914
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