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WHOLESALE INCENDIARISM.

FIFTEEN STACKS BURNED DOWN. A man who gives the name of Geo, Murray, and who states that he has a wife and three children in Dunedin, was found setting lire in the Riversdale district early on Sunday last. When caught by two farmers who were among the sufferers, the man had caused the destruction of fifteen stacks. Mr Wilson Hall had three straw stacks and an amount o. trussed straw and chaff, -worth fully £l2O, wilfully set ablaze. Mr Loutitt had seven separate stacks of straw burned, a nd Mr Horrell two stacks of straw, and three of oatsheaves. Mr Hall estimates his loss at £l5O, Mr Horrell at £l6O, and Mr Loutitt at £7O, there being no insurances. It is believed that Murray is insane. *

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WHOLESALE INCENDIARISM., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 16, 3 August 1907

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WHOLESALE INCENDIARISM. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 16, 3 August 1907

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