Thursday, 12 February 2009

Civil War in Pairc

A bitter dispute ensued, until the mission house furniture and the missionary’s cow were burnt and twelve hens belonging to a Lemreway resident who had sided with the missionary were decapitated. Later a bull in the village died in mysterious circumstances...

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2 comments:

Story Quine said...

wowsers! how interesting! No-one told me about that when I was over in South Lochs in 07!! Great! (well, from the point of my research anyway) Not a dissimilar story to the exploding house of the Stornoway publican, huh?

AktoMan said...

Was that the one by the Nicolson Institute? It blew a tree into the sports ground. Luckily it was at night, and no-one around.