(Per Press Asoociation.) ' -> Poisoned—Any How. Auckland, To-day. The police have ascertained that Brown, the shipping clerk’ on tha wharf, who died suddenly on Saturday, from supposed excessive drinking; purchased poison from Mr. King chemist. A Brute. ;Dunedin, To-day. At Clyde, on Friday, a man named Ballantj ne was charged with indecency before a girl aged tea years, and the Bench sentenced him to six months in the Dunedin Gaol , As the prisoner was being removed lie wrested hire self from the; attendant constable and seized the girl, saying—" I been, punished innocently, but t will now do- something, to be punished fora’ ! It took five, men to rescue the child from his clutches, ; He received an additional six’ months’ im-, prisonment for, the assault. The child was not riiuch hui’t. ; The Australians’ New Zealand Programme. Arrangements have been completed for the Australians’ trip as under .•—Commence about January 11th, with two days’ match , at. .Invercargill three .days;-at Dunedin one day at Oaniaru ; one* day at Timaru : three *at Christchurch ; three at Wellington; two at Napier; three at, Auckland ; and, if time permits, two at Wanganui. The team’s stay in Now Zealand will extend over five weeks. ’
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 203, 29 November 1880
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