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THE FAITHFUL MASSACRE.

On Saturday Mr. Uren, of Benalla, who has taken considerable interest in fixing the site of the Faithful mas- sacre in 1836, made, with Messrs. Peters and A. Dosser a search for remains. He succeeded in finding a skull, leg and arm bones, shoulder-blades, and portions o vertebrae, these being apparently the re- mains of one of the murdered me.

At a recent meeting the Benalla   Council decided to take steps to erect   a memorial on the spot if the place

were sufficiently identified by the find- ing of such evidence as a skull. Mr.

Uren, who had found in a grave on

Goomalibee-road bones very much dec- ayed at a depth of 5ft, accordingly undertook to look for further evidence. The site is in

the Cockatoo Paddock, which last week was

purchased by

the Government from Mr

T. Nixon. The first grave is on the road, with

its head under the rail of a fence. This one was opened up again, but only some small pieces of bone were

found. In another grave,

about two yards to the south and nearer to the Faithful Tree,

just inside the paddock Mr Donner at a depth of

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