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“A REAL IRISH EVICTION."

INVERCARGILL, Jolt 13, On Wednesday last Mrs Cassidy, whose husband was drowned last year, and T. Clifford were evicted from their holdings at Wreys Bush by the police under Sergeant-major Kamsay and a number of bailiffs. In each ca»* the bailiff read the warrant, and this being unheeded the doors were burst open and the inmates turned out with their scanty belongings. The evictions were carried out under the instructions of the Otago and Southland Investment Company, The mother of Mrs Cassidy, aged elghtr years, who has spent neatly all her life in the colonies, and over thirty years in this district, was dancing round the policemen and bailiffs yelling ont “Thank God I have lived to sea a real Irish evktiea.’’ The evictions are due to a failure to pay the rent.

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“A REAL IRISH EVICTION.", Evening Star, Issue 7958, 13 July 1889

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“A REAL IRISH EVICTION." Evening Star, Issue 7958, 13 July 1889

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