Thomas Barter of Barter's Island

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Thomas Barter of Barter's Island - return rccmt- tho s In Juno American from Point...
return rccmt- tho s In Juno American from Point AN Ox WHAT is AN Ox. A number of yachtsmen recently)witnessed a singular singular occurrence at Barter Island. A resident, resident, Thomas Barter, j was taking an from tho Island to St J George, when beast bccamo unmanageable and, plunging plunging Into tho water, swim for Beach Barter cut tho lashing! of a dory l a followed tho 01, which vas soon Thonnlnjal'B tall float' around tho tail Barter was towed ashore at a cd high and dry on then took-to tho watci :d as ho swam, anil tied the line, and rapid rato and land- thc point. Tho ox again, taking tho dory and Barter wlllh, him. Ho again budcd and was stopp more Infurl tciJ and s 'whore there were tw( soon cleared tho field Barter, knocking him him and cleared for t! when ho became nrtcd for the Held men at work. Ho and then turned or down, passing over "woods, j u m Two or six fences. 'I'bc animal haa not btcn seen since 1 , nUhoWh diligent search has been made for him.

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  1. Bangor Daily Whig and Courier,
  2. 20 Aug 1881, Sat,
  3. Page 3

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