Matamotu, the aoene of the murder, Is 74 miles from Gisborne on the coast. The passengers by the Australia stated that juit before leaving Walpero news was * reoeived that a native had been arrested, and the natives had proceeded Inland to arreat three others to whom suspicion it attaohed, owing to their being secu there wishing their olothes ia the creek. Theso fair natives befong to Walpu, and had been Been about the locality of the store. The child is still lingering, but the dootor holds very slight hops of its recovery. An attempt was made by a native to rob the same store m March last. The'native was afterwards arrested, bat was discharged owing to the evidence of othei natives being m his favor, though Pooi and his wife maintained that he was the tfllptlt. Auckland, December 7 Mrs Pooks, one of the viotlms of the Uttamota murder, has a sister Iq Aaok land.
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FURTHER DETAILS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2008, 8 December 1888
FURTHER DETAILS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2008, 8 December 1888
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