Primitive races believed that men could be changed into animals by means of charms and magic, SUch as wearing; the skins of beasts, drinking water out of the footprints of an animal, and so on. ••■-,- It has been estimated that the economic loss from rats in the United States is £40.000,000 a year. In other estimates before the war, the annual damasre in the United Kingdom was £14.000,000. Akaroa, of which General Pau says. -"I was delighted with its beauty and scenery, the visit made one of the happiest daye of my tour." 1
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9592, 23 April 1919
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