The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser (NSW : 1886 - 1942), Saturday 29 December 19

DORRIGO
EEBIE

SENSATION.
MYSTEBY.

on

'GHOST'

thriller: spins a Dorrigo 'Gazetto' dis noises are weird Blood, bullets and turbing the equilibrium of several Bosto and brick residents, particu peacoful larly ley havo
farm.

by by
the
tvas was

his way homo ho had been captured the blacks. Despite diligent search the entire neighborhood, the body of

boy

was

never

found.

Tho

crime

partly admitted
believed, of the killed

by
the in

blacks, child the

who,
and

it

dis

the

O'Brien have
a

Bro3

and

Mark

Sack and

posed
Biver.

body

Nymboida
man

who

job cutting timber
on

Several

their
The

camp
threo
a

Mr.
men are

Bay

Hall's

Emery
within

a later years found the skeleton

named of
a man are

young

mentioned

200

above,
attention steals

like of

magnet,
some

nocturnal

drawing' the visitor who
silontly of his
as a

yards
was was a

of

where

the

men

It camped. neighborhood of the

long time
able to form

before any number

tho idea

ghost
in of

up to their tent as and leaves imprints
ou

identity
it

hands tokens blacks, been
was a was

blood death

the

canvas.

These

ing to disclosures

of the man, mado by

but,
a

accord
of

fairly

executed

(in

rabbit
up away

doubt), the
a

'ghost'
yards
a or so

takes

its

gore, no stand ontor moans, which

cedar-getter.

pvidont that ho had The blacks' story
upon two wliito
men

,

that

hundred with

and

they

came

splitting about of the two

timber miles

near

Perrett's

tains groans,

series and
can

of

Pinch,
Ono
were

sighs

other emit.

uncanny sounds One

from

Bo3tobrick.
the

only
week in the

spooks
the

night last

men,

thinking
up while
a

blacks

bullets to

a -shadow saw moving eampers and distance sent a fusillade of not in its d'rection to kill, but
.

hostile, picked loader

and,

gun he was

an

old breech

loading

it,

a

frighten.

However,

the

spook

did

?

s

?.'?.??'jf'-

-';V

-not

take the repeated

lesson
its

to heart

for

it' on

has
a

performance blood couple of occasions. More
been used and
ilia

sittco.

has: noises mel The. No the and to his
is

spark fell from of powder, and
blacks,
fall,

his pipe into caused
an

a

canister The
man

explosion.
saw

repertoire screecliings of been tho

of
more

who bush.
act

were same

friendly, time
man

tho

supplemented ancholy than
local doubt safe
some

with those have
men

and

at the

his mato
ran

take
was

curlew.

to the in the blacks face

The

who

off

polico the side

young in case
is

informed. want to be on

of sharpening a saw arrived. The skeleton and
a

wlion
was

the

lying
was

of

an

'accident,'
into

downwards,
on

rustythe

file

idiot
a

brought
or

Dorrigo
from matter
seen

lying
of tho tions bush

the

ground
hand.

beside

remains
and
ac

havo

bullet Tho

two fact
is

extracted of the

right,

anatomy.
when the

Whother
now

the

uncanny caused

sounds

shadow low!

again

they're
to
aver a

creating alarm
are

amongst
somo

the person to

going to shoot

folk
a

by
it

Touching the foregoing, a wire Sydney paper says that residents
that the
on

playing
say, bush but

practical young
all

joko

is

hard

locality the

belief
one

haunted, basing their history a very peculiar

is

attaching
'fifties

to

the

district. Station,
mon aro

In
on

the
a

who have been men, their live3, say that the screeching and othor sounds emitted send a cold shivor down their spine. Tliey workers

the

early

Bostobriclc the

have
their

rifles,

and

have

often

mado

up

portion of which
was

camped,
and of the

owned'

McKenzie. the station
a

by Messrs. During thoir
Mr.

Mitchell

occupation
suffered

during the daylight to rush tlio sounds the place whence but como, though the flesh is willing the spirit has
been Mr. weak.
v

minds

McKenzie

loss of

little

disappeared in boy, a bright

boy, aged about six, who The a mysterious mannor.
little

W.

Sinclair,
an

a

resident
old bora

for

60

chap,

was

30nt

by

that years, says (aboriginal sacred miles south

ground
two camp.
?
?

place) lies about

of the- position- pf tho

?

..

with his mother brother, who
.

some was

dinner

to

his Tho
little

shepherding.
to
see

brother fellow,
on

was

the
it
was

lost

tho that

and

concluded ho

while

his way

homo

had

been

captured

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