Advocate (Burnie, Tas.

: 1890 - 1954), Monday 29 February 1932, page 5

MYSTERY

BEAST.
Districts.

Haunts Country
"SEVEN FEET

HIGH
Sunday.

!"

MELBOUBNE,
Fear
still

tho 'Myrtloford haunts Bright and Yack Banges between andandah, and at dusk an unknown women "torror" and sends top-hurrying children-and mon, and to tho safety of their homes barred doors. Tho mastery beast, which is Baid to razor ïcot high, shaggy, bo seven in attack clawed, and swift and savage gleam with its four great tusks, which lying low in tho moonlight, has boen over tho week-end, but local inhabit ants are convinced that it is still, prowl ing tho district! first seen months was "terror" Tho Crock of Bunning by a farmer ago named Cherry. It attacked him ono night with a grunt and a scuffle, leaping at and horse Tho man his horso's head. print fled, and tho next morning tho grizzly of a hugo paw, like that of a seen been claimed to havo bear, wns in tho soil. been mon have Since then two moro reached was and tho climax attacked, a drover night, when last Thursday was Nutall pursued named by tho ."terror," which he described as being somothing liko a gorilla. Yesterday afternoon a party of three rifles, went out with armod horsemen, no to look for tho maraudor, but found
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traces. back beforo nightfall! will parties search organised during tho week.

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