(PER PREBB ASSOCIATION.; Dunedin, February 5. The firaV of series of smuggHog o»ea was heard before Mr Carew to-day. Oharles Witt, eta ward of the Ruipehu, was charged with beting In possession of manofaatnred tobacco not otimp marked, ojntrary to the Aot of 1882; Mr Solomon defends. In opening Mr Haggi't outlined the faota Briefly these were that defendant offered Oaristlaon tobaooo on the Raapehu, at a price nearly equivalent to to the doty. Defendant aubsepuontly telegraphed to Obrittison to look out for the "birds". No birds oame, bat tobaooo bearing labele In defendant's handwriting. The oasfl will last all day.
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ALLEGED SMUGGLING, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2055, 5 February 1889
ALLEGED SMUGGLING Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2055, 5 February 1889
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