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THE KAIWARRA MURDER

[PBB PMSB ABBOCUTION.J Waunroxozr, Jane 18 At the MtgUtmtts Paurt, the hearing wai tesaoowj of this ebarge tfgaiait Loalt Cheats of fasting wardered Thomai Hawkini Jobs May wa« lo the rfolnlty of Xbundallah railway aUttoo od the eveoiog of3lstM«7, wtitlog the arrival of tbe train from Wellington. He heard two ■hots fired In the dlreotlon of the farm belonging: to deceased. OroMezamlned : vm ■Qtpriiied to betr sbotg, •■ althoagb it was the aboottDg leaioa It wai too dark at the time to tee anything. WlUoo, reporter ; Viil'ed the toane of tb« narder next mornlag ( and found a ■crab of pipor, part of the "Brenlng Pott " of 23rd M»y, (n a gorse f^coe near the beDd m : the road where tbr> firit shot wai inppoied to have been fired On - flrrfdadtfon of Che plcoa of paper It was found' the date did n6t correspond wltb witntia' iUtemeot, the date being 32 ad Huroh. Wltnegs explained that be Dad not looked ab tbe da^e, bat hall Veen led to believe It was t|a p^apcr of 23rd May by a paragraph Mbntid on tha papat with wferenoa to a Btft^wbl^ |)| hid

supposed meant Queen's birthday. lospeotor Thomson deposed to visiting thj roeoe of the Harder on Ist Jane. FoQDd fragment) of pipec with every »p---pearnnce of having been bnrned by powder, lying about the road and In the goree (encti.

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THE KAIWARRA MURDER, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2151, 18 June 1889

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THE KAIWARRA MURDER Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2151, 18 June 1889

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