The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931), Friday 2 November 1923, page 9

THE
LO

"BEL-MAN
TIGER."
EXCITEMENT
BELALIE.
AT

Residents of Belalie North and toing on milking the cows
ing
the

are

hoe.
con.

potatoes

in

calm

tempt of the peril they run the fabulous Belalie tiger.
Although

from

Belalie North, November the spotted beast [?]ming
hills has

1.

the

Bela[?]-Man[?] onsly stalked, and incidentally
fied
tain

been
so

[?]
magni-<*>

nhether

it

is

thej

ar c hunting, t-hided capture.

& pirafle, tipcr or the animal hua ?j far a

the over The district is not ?Uarmcd the failure to locate it. Tlie report* from city that women and children so in tear of their lives and that only the bravest dare venture assumed on tbe highways are to thit the danger is more mean a]>
i \

parent
?

hunters, panic have arrived, armed to the wii?t?-v>al in! poeiet wi'Ji fountain pens. evcrythJuz pur-1 is the torn normal, and rituu'iis arc who

mIM

in Adelaide than interest in the

here.
':?£

Kxrept

-t

'

oi their vocations witiiout thought Kvea the the peril from furry tlranjier. tbe sliecp nip-' cattle chexing .tlie cud and occuua-! Ping tbe herbage in ?the "area ?£ tion'' show reckless contempt of pre-a.out-1
all, toirj extinction, and taking it all in is not the district enthusiastic over the it forced that has been notoriety upon .Since for*ardcd' the original Teport was

ailing

j

?

to

and
CO

done.; "The Advertiser" little has <oeen nothing heard of the "tiger." It was
to

?rappofied
or

have of

killed for

a

beast and
its

eaten

60

lb.

meat

luncheon,

but

cutlets were, the owner reports that no missing from his bufiock when be exam ined it in the yard on Tue-day. tVrtainly two dogs were mauled, but a, fox couA do as much. A party
went out from -lajueKtowu
on

an Kxpress aclil !niji-ts to an evpitwive ?faootins pistol. Tliey had everything: tliey lould Jay their bands on the shape at m dags, and it is said they sighted die <iuarry but no fresh description ig fortluonuiu;. tiler The Jamestown to part} returned ies, and with only ouc casualty—a thorn in a dogfs foot. It w?j .\-ant not ot ;o: ?l the part of the hunterS, but elusivene.? ?\r poa;ii)ly non-esL-tence tbe part oC on voted tliat under the cir \>he tiger. AH cumstances the ti^er was. very inconsider

Sunday bent on tbe '"tigers' They anere heavfjy armed—from
rifle with

destruction.

ate-

The mystery be solved before lone. may i?, after Meanwhile monster the dreaded all. in the opinion of Ue'alie Xoitli, an iiece? esagserated edition of the harmlcKj household suz^estion tliat cat. The tary it is a tiger escaped from a. traveLin^ cir is -c-iivus ha.s scouted, because cus no pawed this way for quite a long time.

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