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DISTRICT JUDGE RAWSON

(PXB PBESS ASSOCIATION.) New Plymouth, Maroh 21. When the Court opened this morning Commissioner Reid aaid la the first owe when Wa'hth appeared it bad been agreed between counsel that Mr Hatohloon, solicitor, who was out of the colony at the time, was to be beard if the Gonvnhsion was la existence when be returned. The Commissioners bad that morning reoelved » telegram from Mr Jellicoe, stating that he had seen Mr Hatohison (a . Wanganui and the Utter told him he oonld give do evidence as to Wallath's charge, and the Oommssioaers, therefore, oontidered the case o'osed. MoLaohlan'i charges, which commenced yesterday afternoon, were then gone on with, Mr Samuel said he had no evidence to bring as the cases McLsohUn pat In spoke for themselves. Moli»chlan addressed thoOommlisloretß and Mr Samual replied. After MoLaohlan's charges hid been concluded. Mr Samnal said he presumed the Commissioner* would have before them the 6h section of the Commissioner* Power* Aot, 1872, as bearing on tbe ootts Id all the caßfs, as Sir R. Stout had already raised one case. The Commissioners aatd they would bsar the matter la mind. The oames of Joanna Jones, 6, T. Syme, Blaokraore, Norman and Jackman, were called, but dodo appeared. The Court adjourned til! to-morrow at ten, when, if no more ohargei are brought forward, the Commissioners will clone the enquiry.

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DISTRICT JUDGE RAWSON, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2093, 21 March 1889

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DISTRICT JUDGE RAWSON Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2093, 21 March 1889

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