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STOP PRESS ITEMS.

BUSH AND GRASS FIRES: HEAVY LOSSES EXPECTED,

(Per United Press Association.)

DANNEVIRKE, December, 14. The worst fire experienced for vears in the Ngapaeraru district took place on Saturday and Sunday, the flames, fanned by gales, spreading with amazing rapidity. The settlers had no time to remove stock, and the losses are reported to run into thousands. The fires are still raging and extending over the whole block. Further heavy losses are certain to occur. B V GISBORNE, December 14. A largo area in the Mangapoike district was swept by log and' grass - fires. Several homesteads were endangered. The settlers have been up day and night watching the buildings and stock, but no damage has been" t Bustained. ssss====== %

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STOP PRESS ITEMS., Issue 15675, 14 December 1914

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STOP PRESS ITEMS. Issue 15675, 14 December 1914

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