Fbom Our Special Correspondent
By Eleotkio Telegraph,
THE MT. COOK DISASTER.
GUIDE RICHMOND'S BODY
Chiustciiukch, February 26
Tbe following telegram, timed tho Hermitage, 9 85 a.m. (to day), from Mr B M. Wilson, generil nvmiger of tbe Touai.-.t Department, wa,a received by the Hon. R. H. Rhodes, Minister of Tourist ml Health Re?ortg:— "Chief Guide, Graham just re turned to tLo Heivniiagfi. Hβ found tbe body of Guide Richmond, but there was no sign of tbe others. The parly bad been overwhelmed by an avalanche falling on to Linda Glarisr from the top of the dividing range north of the Dampier, and sweeping the valley for about a milo. Richmond'? watch was smashed afc about ten minutes to fivp, which was about the timethey ware expected io be in tbe vicinity. Grahom does not consider that there is any chance of finding the bodies of Mr King an 1 Guide Thompson. Richmond's body is being brought down by the guide?, and h to reach here on Saturday night "
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TELEGRAPHIC, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4375, 27 February 1914
TELEGRAPHIC Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4375, 27 February 1914
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