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STATION IMPROVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 28 April 1888

STATION I[MPIOVEMENTS.-The vi cinity of the railway stations at present presents a scene of tunusual activity. Gangs of men are emnloyedl on earth work, raising and lerelling the station reserve in front of the new goods shed lately erected. Others are engaged in hallasting sufficient space to allow new lines of rail to be lanid for shunting pur poses, while the arrival and departure of tihe long ballast, train from the gravel pits about a mile distant makes the scone a very busy one. In all there are about 50 men enlployed. TOUILNAMENT. .-The billiard tourna ment is still in progress at Mr Dono van's hotel. The first round has been played off, resulting in very close finishes on the whole, and the second round hrI been drawn for It is expected thft tlh game will conme to a final conclusion about the end of next week. "1onwr.r.r Tr)F.PUTATI. - StBveral residents have called upon us to'ascertain who constituted the depultaton that waited on the Postmnaster-General with regard to the ...

Publication Title: Morwell Advertiser And Weekly Chronicle
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
The Morwell 'Advertiser. VOX POPULI. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY). SATURDAY, APRIL 28. 1888. MINERAL DEVELOPMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 28 April 1888

l'OX POPUTI. I'UBIISTIIED) EVI:RIY iSATURDAY'). SATURD)AY, AP'ItL 28, ISSS. MINERAL DEVELOPMENT. Wutr.sr public attention is engrossed in the development of our coal fields, there is considerable danger, that the rich .mineral deposits in our district may be allowed to remain hidden front us. In the comparative absence of manufac turing industry in the colony, and es pecially in Gil.psladl, there are few cen tres of population of any account, which furnisi a i market for our food producers. Tihe soil of Giplsltndl is so fertile, that it wold be hard to state the limit of its capability in the supply of food were its resources taxed ; and to do this it would require more than ten times the multiplication of those at present en "gaged in the business. A farorable season throughout the colony certainly lt?atns an over-production, allrl, in the ablisnce rp:riualir.ing influences by the establishment of folreign markets for our prodtce, which lhas .overerached the re quiremniets of our c...

Publication Title: Morwell Advertiser And Weekly Chronicle
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Tarwin Potatoes. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

Tarwlr Potatot[% -o Mr. Ross, has forwarded to our office, a specimen of potatoes grown on his se lectio onn the Tarwin river. All we can say is, thlatthe slpecimen is a magnificent product of the soil, the only cenmplaint being that there is an insufficiencv ulponc which we might be sale to Ihas our opinion of the average quality. Perhaps a few bags selected from the different larts would nuable us to give a correct judgment on the matter. Owing to the Cnonmmissioners having de cided to run an express to. Bairnduale, stopping only at Warrugul, the time table on the bippsland line has leen thoroughly revised. The following are the arrange meents to be brought into force on and after Tuesday next, 8th of Mlay .-Tlhe trainnow leaving Princes IBridge for Sale and branch , lines at 6.42 aca. will be aliscontinued, and replaced by one leaving at 7.50. vlwhich will go through to Bairnsdale. arriving there at 4.42 p.m. The 4.32 instead of going from Melblonrne to Sale as formerly, will sto...

Publication Title: Morwell Advertiser And Weekly Chronicle
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Gazette Notices. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

gazette Notices. Mining leasca declared void : No. 856, A. Leo and another, Moondarra No. 920, W. S. Stuart, Itiley's Creek. Licnse, etc., revoked or declared void : R. Ferguson, 'I'raralgon (land sold); F. Ilowlett, Maryvale (forfeited); J. O'Con nuil, Yarragott (nvh1ndould): J. Flynn, grazingbloeck No. 515, Walhalla district (expired); T. Nelh"un, grauzing hblock Non. 2493,.Traralgon district (abandoned); I). Gow, Coolu, (do.) Certificate approved : D. Spenco, Joun iltlnll:t. T'rnsfers, sanctioned : 1. Forntor, l loomrt?an, to M. Martin ; t. It oward, I)Doemburramn, to i, Scott. ILIee sflrrmieredl and licens to i .III. I1'. Mi'Call, : tryvtlw.. I runt app.'ov' d: I. I'I. llrn, l lt.lalff;C

Publication Title: Morwell Advertiser And Weekly Chronicle
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Not to be Deceived. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

NIot to be Deceived. Four or five of us were enjoying our last pipe for the night in the smoking room. Theeonveraution lay between Win. - stanley and Vane. ' Didl you know Merton? asked Win stanley. 'I think I havo mrt him. Wasn't he a St Bridgid's man ?' 'Yon, a tall, palo follow, if you reiuem her, with a straw-coloured hat arid a loli cate gosinoaer beard thabt hie wold novr r slhave off.' * Iather good furaily li ?' 'Dareay. lie was a very decent fol low. A parson now of course. Did you ever hear of a visit hIe once got from" 'a fine old English gentleman. ' No. Tell us the story.' ' Well, Morton was really a good fellow, hut he had been brought up at homue- coached at the rectory, you understand ? lie never got into scrapes like the rest of us, and in fact was tie most irreproachable soul you ever saw. One term, Mlerton'se eldest sister, a young lady of some eighteen summllers, camna down to stay with soelio friends near Oxbridge, and the lday after her arrival, wishing to give...

Publication Title: Morwell Advertiser And Weekly Chronicle
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The Magisterial Inquiry [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

lTbe lagisterial Inquire A Magisterial inquiry conducted by :S. Vary. .l.P.concerninig the death .of ?lenry George Itoff was held in the Me-' ,chanics' .Lnstitulte ,on Friday 4tht May. The father of the deceased o?jec:ted to :an enquiry made by a Justice Hof the Peace as lie considered it was a, case for conronial investigation and he was sot re presented by 'Counsel. , Alfred Schneiders sworn daposed :- l =am a Commercial Traveller, residing at iblinders Lane, West Melbourne. Was :at Morwell on 3rd inst. I was waiting ,near the railway gates. I saw two .children together., they appeared to be talking to each ether at the gates. The train was then about a dozen yards from ithe gates. I saw, one of the children .ross the.line: he could not have seen ithe train. because he was looking in the ,opposite direction; the gates were closed :and he entered by the turnstile ;he heard Ithe train whistle. It was seine consid erable distance away; befi)rel lhn ad time to shoot to the -children t...

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BAIRNSDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

BAIRNSDALE. An enquiry took place at the Bairns dale Court into a charge of rape pre ferred against a young man named T. M. Macallister, on Alice Matilda Bailey, a child 14 or 15 years of age. Mr Stuart appeared to prosecute, and Mr Commins for the accused, who is re spectably connected. The little girl stated she lived with her mother in Ligar street. .Macallister was married to her.(deponent's sister,) and lived in a cottage next to her mother. About 17th February, whilst her mother was at the Salvation Army, the accused came to the .h'ouse and gave her sistera half-penny to go away to bed. He then dragged witness out to a fence, some sixteen yards from the house and some 22 yards from prisoner's house; then knocked her down and committed the offence with which he was charged. She did not say anythingshout the matter at the time, because he said if she did he would get into trouhble, and sihe (witness) would he sent to the reformatory, He added that there would be a' lot of bother...

Publication Title: Morwell Advertiser And Weekly Chronicle
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CABLE. April 30. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

COALE. April 30. ime " Field,"-a leading English weekly newrspaper, in an article on the Australian frozen Ineat trade, makes allusion to the injustice tunder lwhich it snffers owing to the nctinm of the salesmen in iislposing of the carcases as English or Scotch nlmutton, only tthose of inferior quality hemfg Fold as Astratlian. The " Field" declares that the hulk of tile careases ner inll frozen stato froml New Zealand are sllperior to the hmnle bred mutton, and it suggests that the colonial expoters should birain tilhe cercases in a distinctire way so as to Ipro vent the further ldeception of constlners as to whore the meat is growtn. Mauch npoplar indignation lh?a ten rroulsedi in flertllany oing to trwo PrtIo Psnin clergyimen hoaing, dtlring their cer vices on Sundtay, offered prayers " for the opeenly reliease of tile Entpllrrr from tise nil feringn." Thu jealolsyn that lIas ibeen openly snani fested tiowards Sir Morell Macknzie, tilhe eminent English physician, hy the German ...

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TERRIBLE RAILWAY ACCIDENT A LITTLE BOY KILLED. COMPLETE DECAPITATION. SAFE CROSSING REQUIRED. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

TERRIBLE RAILWAY ACCIDENT A LITTLE BOY KILLED. COMPLETE DECAPITATION. SAFE CROSSING REQUIRED. Oar own station inconveniences has ti an analagoas "bearing to those of T ra. ralgon,' which drew from The Record the harrowing scene of a possible anci 'dent under the existing conditions. ° This vivid, imaginary sketch was almost faithfally exemplified la must horrible p reality in the occurre?ce of a frightful 0 accident, which happened here on Thursday last. A boy namned iFenry Rft,about eight years of age. was n hs n his way to school. Hle apparently had not seen the goods train, due at Morwell station, at 9 a.n., ti and passing through the turnstile at the 1 crossing on the roadway. about two steps took hims in front of the approach ing train. He was immediately borne down and swept on for about ten yards, t, before he smet with. his death. At this I spot on the rails, marks are apparent of c tihe mangling sustained by the poor boy in meeting his doe0o. F'raguments of C the boy's skul...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

Hotel NIT oces., M RTWELL: FAMILY IOTEL. W. Murdoch, (LATE OF TILE ORIC.rEITEiS' UOTEL..) i-EGS to itfloru, his nu norib Friends lndti Puhlic tci;iorhii tnidtli-i o'1 itrcit.?i . the, above well.li w,, Ilostolry, (and lis thlro,?ghl"lionovated and sowl" ,o'r imi.dhud itTlhrotglout. 1lu tiow olters 1,'1iS'T-CILASS ACCOMMOIDATION for Tru?vllers, Wisitors, and Others. FIIIST-CLASS :AL.COCK'S BILIAID 'TABLE WINUS AND SPI,'IITS OF TI.E BEST ,PItOCUIlABLE IIItaNDS. O1101S8S AND BUGGIES ,ON WI'E. GrllASS PAI)DOCKS FOR CUSTO\LIERS' HOIlSES ONLY. STAIILN(t AND COI1l.LIT .GRATIS. 'Thi-s SPACE NOT' PAID FOr ! 'A NI.ONE MA: A't" IT .AT' .A DICE. CRICKETERS' ARMLS HOTEL, S I.MtOl'WV .E L L Henry Breed, Proprietor, I AVING just Irha-llel thli fa Innon Ilotel. \VWhiho r f r, oemnirt 011i,sler nll olthrs ;ecnl.; Nv Patrons will told I no willing autd able 'I'o, .u ,p thu r?tl llrinruks ,50 thll tlero Iher t Tb~lle. 3Ir .er'ants are eittil..attentive..nod kind .A 11zli -stt hllr lln ill strI 'l1t vt...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

John niiusinend ANtD SON' CELERltATE IL Dt EN;t IttSH t "IANOS 7 S-As Snpplinld lby lIIcr Mlajestyhe ie tireent II.lt.lL P'rin+?.. -eat.trie 1e.lI.Il. Duelwa.a.of Albany Hli Maj?sty King ~ e PIrtgl. 1i6 3hlajesty King of Ilavaria. Etc. Et. Etc. And accerdedl The l.egion of Honor, The Order ,if ,illa Vieuna. .J. Esd+aile .& Co., CEIEIIIATEIED ENG(;ISIH ;PIANOS. Awarded Gthl'M-lvdal and SpuecialDiphluma, Calcutta. 16i84-5, where The Esdaile Pialio UGaisciil 66 points out of a possiibl 70 points. Ageme. all overGilppilantl. 31AFI''tA MA FI'RA ! IMPOIITANT' ANNOUNCEIIIENT! Linton and Caw, B EtlS to tnniiucei that theu have have taken the plicrmises latel: occn pieil bly Mrs, OGersnid, and are now ot'er ing frScale a new and wv~,l assort"e stuck of ',tIOCE?EY, IIIONIONGERIY, CIIOCKEIIY, GLASSWAIIE, TIm llElt, IlUILDING ilATI'E-IIALS, .&c., &c. XI\W TEAS! NEW TE.S! Kaisiow Buds. &e., Boxes and Half Chests. Al Value. All Gooilds have been lversonally selectc...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

Notieres. l1OTICE. rTlIE oihce of the 1orwuell Adver tiser will be'remnoved to the lousi ness premises Lately occupied by Wit. Telloeh in Sration street. This removal will he made to obviate inconvenieuce, and enable a member of the firn to be resklentat the offiae. WALDION & HOUGHTlIrir , Proprietors. SIIIRI? OF TRARALGON. rTEN DERS will be received tat the Shire I Hall. Traralgon, till 11 o clock a.m., on Wednesday, the 9th day of May, 1888, for the following works : Contract No. 421.--Clvert, draining and clearing, Towa's bridge road, Mary vale. Contract No. 422.-F'ormation, draining, &c,, Watde's road, Mlaryvale. Contract No. 423.--Box-drain, &c., Tra ralgon. Contract No. 424.-Channelling Teaugab hie road at Burge's gate. Contract No. 425.--Crduroy and repairs at O'Grady's bridge. Ioolara. Contract No. 42i.--Clearing \\'olfe's road, .Iarrvale. Contract No. 427.-Culvert, drainage, &e., Walsh's road, Yinnar. Contract No. 428.-Clearing and forning fo...

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A NOVEL THRESHER. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

A NOVEL THRESHER. -4-- Mr. G. Firmin, of Yinnar, has adopt ed a novel method of threshing a very heavy crop of beans grown by him. The ts reporter of the MJonWELi. ADVEnRTIER tt paid a visit to that gentleman's home- a stead lately, for the express Purpose of S' witnessing the operation of threshing as conducted by Mr. Firtmin. It is need- st less to state, he was received with the b well-known hospitality of that gentle- A man, and shown over his property. P After partaking of dinner, a more was made to a very large' barn, previously " described in the Monwr.LL AnnPERTIsER Meantime, the host stated the rich al- h luvial flats were best adapted for grow- o ing beans.- which were a most reliable u crop, and could be harvested in the us ual manner. The only difficulty was the threshing, as the machine cracked the beans, and destroyed their market value, whilst the mode of hand-thresh ing was too laborious and costly. - The barn was found to be closely packed with sheaves, whose heavy ...

Publication Title: Morwell Advertiser And Weekly Chronicle
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YINNAR MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

lit PIo's,! .JAtKyr. At wa- my inrtention, I palid ivisit to Mr.. Jn:epi. Keogh.'s dairy frt. I foundl his lLrdhip up to his boiot tiops ini nd, milking a red "nta, he called -' Slhamnrock." a very appropriate tl'ate for an tris?hnan'i cow. Mr. Keogh is at present milking over fairty eow.s, u?s'isod ,by his brotlher Tinn, anJ Mrs. Keogh jua" These onews are a very selct lot ; iu-fact, I m say without fear of contradiction, these are forty of as litre datiry cows as ever it has been my lot to look at. They do not ap pear to Ice any particular breed, but they have a Iuiulirrity alort tlhem that oInlaes thern adalptedl for prdulncing pleaty -if milk. As I look over the herd. I notice two Ilereford huills. which, I think, is a vast inmprivoment, as I?ereforils are really nice ,loking eattle, and, as a rule, a half bred IHereford is a good milker. Mr. Keoght woai find the benetit ,f it large hetl, w'ell rpaved with to tir ahils, which I amt stire woud not tIe a great exlenre, and the com...

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THE RAMBLER. E.T.K. AROUND MORWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

TIHE RAMBLER. E.T.K. Anouson .ontr.sL. The mention of Bouvelotts name recalls to mny )n"d thne cnsing exhibition:of pic tures by the Victorian Society of artists an airalgarmation of the hithlerto existing societies--the Victorian Academy of Arts, and tile Australian Artist's Association, amongst which I failed to see him repre sented. I have a patriotic admiration for him, he has no identified himself with Australian scenery that I considh.r himn pre-eminently Anstralia's poet painter. Presently we strike the ol road. upen which, lo?wer.,lown; stands the.oldl'tmn ship of Morwoll.t A Ibxomn lass, of shite seventeen sunnners, walks abreast of oi, having in her hand a well-dressed bunch of flowers, the eight of whichidraws from memory's storehnrse thea old. vorses " FLOWER'S HAVE 'TONGUES. What flower shalLI select, lovae.... To declare my heart to thee First, I will name the moss rose An emblem of love in me. Geranium pink, I prefer yolu To all in the world so wide, 1Mezereon; I dith...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

ivcrliiakulnr .hnel-rtisllelra ts. 1I-'TORI. iN ILi xvW.YS. i"" a.i 'PAI ~IT\'E TI.NDRS"IL are ilnvited Ir .)22 ehl- lri.:r ,,f w N -h ds awl tlat - Tt f1l1l1l1 Ilt(,'"?,.??TVql. (ltl'f· i 11 ll·'IIP. \\'IU''il? HC ti. ,lsr the , en', ;u i N:Ier, Il ' Par - tipeiuhr-tr ar. " ilaid at i\'arr-,g'l M i. te S i tle? tli't tat ll iil r liv r tint Se tea'."?~i[) l . St. faa ulhl try d ta,.i aii Ia-),| I ' l' t ,n lrr. :t ,,I tll ! nl,: l hi - ti t{ n.e..<:Lr lehsill OlluF'. Itc. , ,tecr tr'et.lSt?ellbotrne. l *:i ftlore Tl' t' live lcik nilo ot .ona NI 'illenr 'will teee-"arili he ieceplteil. Iy irder ,cfti th , ('mttttLditii nrt---. 1 + l'c~r~ P. IP.l: I.% TOU * i of.; Secretary f'r Railirays Flj Dt'fll l?aI :re invltted fr the l-;'ectittf o i * : -kt ti -tt?ltepr; ?titat,'s .on ta e ilie i INid tr-ait lin.. Pirtitc?itlatr. at the Eni 'it trF-ini-Chieics If"fite. tStpteicer streetitt at .crtn~ . ;rli~~~ , W inrrlaglt. M'ittiltilte ?tatio.ri. 'rlir iU, l 1 rytt , Ie to i-t £ li...

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THE NEW COLONIAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

TIHE NEW COL.ONIAL BANK OF A USTIALASIA. -a This building is now nearing completion, and is an important addition to the archi- ed tecture of the town. It has i frontage to Ire Comiuercial-road of 80ft., the front or main re portion being two storeys, and the rear portion one storey The faccade and re terns are finished in cement, relieved by pilasters above and below, with intermeo- w liate and crown entablatures, surmounted Co by part panelled and part balastrade para lee pat. The lower windows and doors are we circular headed, with mnilded imposts, ar- n: chitravess, atl panelled unter tilnd the A windows above are square-headed, relieved by labels, pilasters, trnsses, and moulded c?lls, the order of architecture being con- M posite. The building is of brick, resting on In cement concrete foundations. and the brick- in work thence upwards to the floor being cr uliilt in cement mortar. There are in all fourteen rooms, the banking chamber th ieing 17ft. a lft. Gin., and 12ft. Gin. ...

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The Morwell 'Advertiser.' VOX POPULI. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY). SATURDAY, MAY 5, 1888. A MORWELL DEPUTATION. Morwell Requirements. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

"0X O.l' 0 U f 1. PUBLISHEIID EVERY SATUIRDAY). SATURII)DY, MAY 5, 1888. A NORWELL DEPIUUTATION. .lorwell Requirements. WA.?T new-born zeal could have inspired the President of the Traralgon Shire Council to act in the interest of Mor well ? We did not think lie was suffi ciently well nacquainted with the town to be fully cognizant of its requirements, as we can scarcely remember his stately presence as far up Commercial Road, as would enable himn to become aware of the existence of the Moi it.L, ADVERTlTlstl. Yet, we know this registered journal, he so scathingly referred to, which lives to correct abuses and champion the right. was known to hlim as a poltent factor in the constitution of the lhonorable council over which lie presides ; and it mtay vet remlaill for it to determilne what anmends can be made ftr the future loss of Cr. Kelleher's services. MIr. Kelleher falls into error. when lihe states in his letter to the Guizete, that we asked : " Who con stituted the deputation, ...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

FUNERAL NOTICES. The friends of Thomas and Elizabeth Roff are respectfully informed that the       remains of their late son, Henry George,   will leave their residence for interment           in the Hazelwood Cemetery this day at 12.45 p.m.             WM. TULLOCH, Undertaker.  

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DUMBALK. [Newspaper Article] — Morwell Advertiser and Weekly Chronicle — 5 May 1888

DUMBALK.   = A funeral at Mirboo ! In the first place   the coffin had to be conveyed from Mirboo   North to the Tarwin River. The pack- e horse started at 11 a.rm., with the coflin straplped on his back, hut tile road is so sl solft anid iluVelh. andIi there are so manIilv lla trees to climb over, that tile coffin kep Itt continually slipping to one side, and, as it a was helavy, the younLg rtanl was nearly ii wearied ont. At length e egot to his dew- - tination, and the horse was so strained that e he was bad for two days. The funeral was 1 to havel; started at 3 p.m. but theu cofflin did not arrive until 5.30. It then started in a the dark, with tIhe exception of what moon- t light shone through the lofty trees. The questlion was asked-Should thel rte bo : the road, or the hush track ? The bush I wats voted the Ihest. Ilhecallse the road was r re.knoned impassable on foot. A kind of i han lllbarrow was illadell, the coflfn was laid on it, an...

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