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TO THE EDITOR. ' ' '.'ffis Sir.—Kindly permit me space in your*' *Msl japer to complain of the unjust way in '|i'sSs tfhioh the ranger is permitted to carry on bis -'£% i *ork. On February Bib I had occasion to ', W jut two cows out on the road to bring home i rora Mr Kay's. I left them there for fiW* ,M£ ntautes at the outside, the reaeonforso ./Jh'j ioing I explained in oourt. No sooner had j|&, % * , • t put them out than the ranges came along nd took them. This is the first time I have J-r-S \ ver had Ptcd; on the road, even when given jl "f V* iermission from the chairman of the Joußoil to ask the ranger not|to take owe while all my ienoes were down durilwife ac making of the Flat road. On the Bttme v f; & ; ';* ay and the following day on whioh my oowa '»'*■#'' \ •ere' taken by the ranger, as least elevenß'i;. IV -her persons were caught by the ranges,*'^"*'! , . 'iih stook on the roads, yet none of theM ■ -h'Vt, we summoned as 1 was. Itseematome W-l aat those whom the ranger oatohes oon' .*« .aatly he aooepts money trom, while those '^ ; bom he rarely catches are taken to oourt to .' 'V ; ' 1 »tißfy the members-oC the local bodies. As - ?,'■ ft •jr the fine that was imposed anyone woald ->' j|j [ >ink a serious crime had been oommi»ed^; A Vj.',i at when you oome to think of it, the oheir-*.,-*sfV l ' , i : & aan of one of the local bodies was on the '■'$ ■anoh that day. Iα oonolueion, I think ' r^.j*| me if our local bodies are aware that this is 7 JL\ % ;eing done by the ranger it is a disgrace orwC;« L f 7^l 'aeir part.—l am, etc., '' Ti&V^ . J. W. WILSON, Barry's Bay. "' \^-n

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RANGING., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3527, 14 March 1916

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RANGING. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3527, 14 March 1916

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