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THE KAIWARKA MURDER

- ■ « (ff B TBtBD ASdQOIATIQJt,) WiiMKaTow, June 21. Louis Chemis w&b again before the Court charged with having murdered Thomas Hawkins on 31st May. Kdwin Henry Bradford, Government armourer, deposed that he had examined the gun produced and found a trace of soot m one barrel but not m the 0 her. Both barrels were dirty* He thought the weapon had been recently discharged, but whether a week or day btfore he could not soy. He believed both barrels had not been fired eff on thft same day, as when be put his firger m the second barrel It oame lit clean. The inside of the barrel from which the soot came was comparatively •mooth, the other barrel was rough. Cou'd not express an opinion as to whether each barrel of a double -barrelled quo fired off on the same day preeented Ihe same tonob. CrosE>examined : If two shots were fired thought they must have been from some barrel, it would take »>o&*»njtout#tgrtlotd t

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THE KAIWARKA MURDER, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2154, 21 June 1889

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THE KAIWARKA MURDER Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2154, 21 June 1889

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