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I (PEB PKESS ASSOCIATION.) Wakoahtji, April 24. 5 A boxmo: content for th« championship of New Ziahnd and £'50 a-«ide aod champion belt took plaoo ia the presence of a Urge Dumber of spectators. Twelva rounds had boen fought whan tho polios unde? Inspector Pardy interfered aod stopped the fight and arrested both men, for a breach of tho Police Offonoe* Aot. They will bfc brought up to-morrow at the Polfoe Oourt and bound over to keep the peaoe. Liiag had the beat of the fight which lasted 49 minutes. Lalng and Smith, the £u titan* wars allowed oat on bail tc-nlght, ia sureties: amoantlDg to £600. WANaiNOi, April 25. Lilag and Smith, tba two prlaolpali !n yesterday's fi^ht, together with thelf aeconde, were this morning oharged before the EM with behaving m • public pltce, to wit at tbe raoeoourae, In « manuer oalcula'.ed to provoke a breach of the petoe. The case was dlimlssed, the R.M. holding that a raoecourij ii not lnoladed In the definition of a pnbllo plaoo m the portion of the Aot undtt whtoh the ioformation was laid. Aieoond oaae m whfoh the polfoe applied to hare the men bound over to keep the psaoo on the crouDd that they had ageped to fight within 48 hours was also dismissed, the articles prodaoed expressly proTldlng for the discontinuance of the fight If tb» polioa Interfered. It la believed now that the fight will be finished la nrlTtte*

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A FIGHT INTERRUPTEE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2118, 25 April 1889

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A FIGHT INTERRUPTEE Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2118, 25 April 1889

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