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THE KAIWARRA MURDBR

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Wellington, July 10. Stephen W. Green, extmioed after lanoh, deposed to ploklna ap two pieces of the "EvenlDg PobI" of November 19 h, whiob Mr Bell explained fitted the torn copy of tho aame Issue Id Ohemia 1 hoase. Peter Joseph said on the night of tho rnnrder he was coming from Khavdallah to K Jwarra by a abort oat over the hills, •nd eaw a man carrying a doab!e<barrelled gan approaoh thb track from the left. He w»s some dtatanoe ahead of witness, who never go*: nearer to him than 100 yard*. Thla man eventaally left the traok near Kalwarra, and disappeared Into toma ■tnnted bash In a gully. He took the direction of Hawkins* land. Ooald not ee cognise the mtn, but it wan not Obemls, The stranger ao far as he ooold eee waa of medlam height and different balld to Ohemtß, aod wore a dark ooat, light trousers, and light tweed hat. Told the polloe a fortnight ago, aod had previously I told his employer, Pomfret, and a laborer named Flaws, with whom be visit jd tho scene of the murder on Sunday, Jane £3. In answer to Mr Bell witneia said the track by whfoh the strange man disappeared led, bat not directly, to Bsrber't alaughter-bouae. When he first saw him he was, ai near an he ooald jadge, ooming from the dlreofcloa of Hawkins' hoase. Henry Norman and OeoiHa Phillips gate unimportant ovldenoe. W, Skey, Government analyst, repeated his former evldeaoo as. to examining the dagger and o!athes foand In prisoner's house, but ooald find no trace of blood. Bradford, Government armourer, corroborated the evldanoe given In the Lower Court. In orcas-exfMnlnaUon he said he was strongly of opinion «hit both barrels of the^«un found at Ohemla' house were not fired on the same day. The Oourt adjourned at 6 p.m. Wellington, July 11. George Bowlee said he had a disagreement with Hawkinß over money matters, but denied the statement regarding the sheep. Some hod been taken from bis place but he never wanted them back He hid not been good friends w.th deceased but never had a direct quarrel. The question about eheop waa triod at Mneterton nnd tho jury returned n verdict for Hawki e Thomas Toiley, gunemitli, was ex« am J ned aa an expert regarding the gun. He ooald not tell when the gun had be«n last fired if brought to him ru>ly. If one barrel was rusty and the other damp they could not have been fi,red tho. same day. Soft red rußt appears on tho muzzle a couple of days aftpr being oleaned by a man'H finger. Verdigris wou'd not be removed from the nipple by firing off a pay Thomas Harlen, milkman, gave evidence, as to Ohemia corain? to see some papara whiohjhe^thought might ba of nee in his law iq t, Mrs Margaret Oook also gave cvideac* aa to iha delivery of milk bills bv th* f(iiww t * ™

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THE KAIWARRA MURDBR Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2170, 11 July 1889

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