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brush.  As the native dogs are thoroughly kept down we require no Shepherds.  I have only two boundary riders besides two Overseers, and the Superintendent to look after the stock:  now about 80,000 including lambs;  but in addition I require a man & horse at each well, I have 8 wells, but I seldom require to work them all, as I have dammed up blind creeks and excavated large tanks, and when the water in the dam which in that level country is spread over a large surface gets low I pump it over a lower embankment down into a smaller area between the 

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