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RELEASE OF THE APPEAL. THE GROUNDS OF THE APPEAL.

(PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.; Auckland, March 4. Te Kootl wss released this afternoon, sureties having been found. He has gone baok to Walkato. At the instance of prominent members of the Ladies Teuope-ance Union, Te Eiotf, before bis release from Mount Eden gaol, took the pledge against dsink and donned the bine ribbonWanganui, Maroh 4. Te Kootl, who was teleased to-day from gaol m Auckland, baa written to Government expretaing regret for his recent condnot, whioh was the result of drink, and promising amendment ln future. (Speolal to " Ohristchuroh Press.") Opotiki, March 4 Qalet and confidence are now apparently restored. The Natives who followed Te Kootl are now some distance on their homeward jjurney. It is rumored that tbe Urlweras intend to bold a tangi for the arrest of their leader. This Is the only tribe from which mischief may spring, and fearing snch possibility, the Inhabitants Intend petitioning Government to detain the Permanent Artillery for some time longer. The Gisborne contingent, under Major Porter, marched for their homos yesterday morning. As the Chairmen of publio bodies omitted to organise any demonstration of thanks to the Gisborne men, Mr Bates, of the "Herald," zealously took the matter m hand, and succeeded ln bringing together some seventy of tbe Opotikl settlers all mounted. The Opotifeci Brass Band also lent their services. The Opotikl horsemen aocompanied the depaitlng soldiers for several miles. An appropriate address was read, and Major Porter made a suitable reply. Inspeotor Goodall returned to Taaranga yesterday morning. Mr Bush's departure is uncertain.

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RELEASE OF THE APPEAL. THE GROUNDS OF THE APPEAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2079, 5 March 1889

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RELEASE OF THE APPEAL. THE GROUNDS OF THE APPEAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2079, 5 March 1889

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