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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS

(PER TRESS / aaOCIATION ) > Committed for Trial. Marton, November 26. Findley, charged with stealing £150 In silver fron the Groatford Railway S: at lon has boon committed for trial. Th« Maori Will Case. Wellington, November 16 In Iho Court Mr Bell resumed the argument m the will cuso, contending ! that it was the duty of the Court to" con sider the q"ost : on of law rather than matters of fact. Tho question to be coosidered was "Had Airini u?od o> ercion to induce Rcnata to make his \v 11 ia her favor?" which he nibmilted had t oen doDe while m extremis. Inferring to Archdeacon Williams' ©videnco, counsel aubinitted that thi witness was con-tra-3ic f ed by five Maori witnesßos (its to what the d>in? testator enid WiUnm?, it was shown, must have been mistaken, and if the Court believed this, tho i round was cut from under the respondent's feet. Escape of a Lunatic. A dangerous luaat o escaped from the Asylnm this morning by breaking through a glaaa window. Constable Gleestone saw tha m*n iv the street acd gave chase. The latter made m the direction of Evan's Bay and seeing the ccmtable galnlug on him rushed into the water where, after a struggle, be was secured and taken back to the Asylum. . Death of a Heroine. Inveroakgill, November 16, The memorable wreck of the steamer Tararui, at Waipapa Point, In 1881, Is recalled by the ieath, at the Bgj of 39, of Mrs Paddoa, of Fortrose. Oa that ocoaalon the deceased ledy, who wts of fine physique and a splendid horsewoman, rode over a rough country aud through a number of s'remns with food and clothiug for the survivors, while tha also took an tctive part m the melancholy task of droienij for burial the bodies washed asho ci For hir services ahe received the thanks cf a nnmber of publlo bodies and • presentation.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1998, 16 November 1888

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1998, 16 November 1888

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