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(MSB PJUUK ASSOCIATION.) : WaujaroToa, February 28. I he Premier met the Natives at Hank* l *» B »"Btaoon at the Invitation of the chiefs oontcolHog the assembly there. Ilia • advice to them wna to disperse to Jhelr hojaeo peacefully, or otherwise they would only be increasing the mana of Te Kootl. Various speakers who followed the Premier agreed that no good would soma of Te Kooti's vlilt, but he had btienf iorited to the district to attend a feait day of his religion. As fear waa oausad by bis coming, and Government utld he should not come, those present at.iht meeting were willing to abide by th« deoiiion of the GoTerniqent, othfttwlae btil might come of hU visit. The meetIng war unanimous m its determination to break up to morrow morning. Beforeth* eiiltou left many of those who had irehioles started for their homes, taking ibares of provisions that were left on th* way m from the mejßtlqg. Government received a telegram froxa Opotikl this GveniDK that Te Kooti had been arrested at Waltotahl, a few milia fcomOpotlki, bylnspeotor Goodall and ilx policemen, supported by troops undejr Major Porter, Th« prisoner was coaTfiVad boOpotlkl. ,* ... AVOKLA3XD, February 98. Mr Mitohelson has reoeived. a telearam itatlng that Te Kootl will bo brought on ;o Auckland. -»-^.m mv »? BW . I ™ o^™. Febrnary 28. The Maoris here take little Interest m fe Kooti's doings. Te Whltl Is Ust losing influenoa with «■ people on account of his prophede* boat the land not oomlng true. He U ooked upon now as a humbug, and thft Uroh meeting at Parihaka is expecteA » be a failure. 11 Rough on Catarrh " corrects offensivedors at once. Complete cure of worst chronic: ases ; also unequaled asjgargle forjdiphtherie^ >r,e throat, foul breath j, a

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2076, 1 March 1889

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ARREST OF TE KOOTI Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2076, 1 March 1889