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(PER PItKBB ASSOCIATION.) I Nbw Plymouth, March 7. One charge of ooneplrli.g to Injnro Mr G, HntohUon nan proceeded Into. The fint wHne»B examined deposed that Dlitrlot Judge Rawson, Messrs Samuel and Corkhlll had asked him to swear an ■ffid»vlt making a eerlous charge against G, Hatohlson, soUoltor, In order to get him ktruok cfl the roll. He was a bankrupt at the time, aod Mr Rawaon promised him payment of money and his immediate dUoharge from bankruptcy If ho wonld make the affidavit, as It contained untruthful allegations. Mr Rawton declined to examine the witness on tho ground that a mine was sprang on him, and he required counsel to defend him. The further bearing of the charges was «d---journed till W< dceiday In order to allow Mr Hesketh, from Anokland, to be present to defend Mr Bawson. The case la creating great Interest here, Nbw Plymouth, March 8. Mr Hesketh, an Auckland solioitoa, arrived thin morning to act for Mr Ramon. Mr Jelliooe, who (s acting for those making the charges, lefc by train for Wellington to-day. The Oommisilon has adjoorned iti sitting till Wednesday next. The ohargei brought by Boswell have been twice before the Public Petitions Committee of the House of Beprejentatives and reported on as nothing m them.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2082, 8 March 1889

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DISTRICT JUDGE RAWSON Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2082, 8 March 1889