Farmer with gun sitting by 'Be Off or Be Shot' sign, 30 November 1967.
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'Farmer Harold Stewart of Church Minshull, Cheshire, loaded his 12-bore shotgun last night and prepared to open fire on any stranger who calls at his 44 acre farm. For 51 year old Mr Stewart is taking no chances with the current foot and mouth crisis.' Farmer Stewart is shown with his stockman Willie Dutton leaning on a gate.