26 April, 2013

April 26 Whoa, Dobbin

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The Minister for Agriculture, the Department Secretary and Government Sericultural expert arrived in Dunolly to inspect the Government Perfume/Scent Farm with a view to growing Mulberry trees to promote the development of sericulture (silk farming).
The horses were left standing in the buggy and they bolted, leaving the ministerial party to return to Dunolly in an old wagon with a plough horse.

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