THE KAIWARA MURDER
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Wblungtoh, Jaly II; Oonslable OarroU repotted the evidence that he gave la the lower 'court. In answer to Mr Bunny he laid that he could not Identify the pieces of paper he picked up and handed to Mr Tasker. Be kept them looked up till he was ordered to give them to Mr Skey, and never looked •t them himself. They looked "'ki If they had been fired from H. gun, bat he could not aay that he noticed any shot mirks on them,, although the witness Dymock thought that he oould. He oonld not of course aotually swear that the piper now In Mr Taftker'a possession was the same that he had given him, bat he had no doobt that it was.
Ooastabie Henly also repeated bis eyldenoa. He denied that he. had erei proposed to fire off Ohemls' revolver when (t was found m the house, and adhered to his statement, although DoteotUe Ben* junto had said that he did. He was poo of the party irho dng up the road trying to find a bullet, but they did notauooeed7 Inipeotor Thomson detailed the step* taken by the polioe on the days snoooedlng the murder. AH the papers found neat the 1 spot, abd In Ohemla 1 house was handed to Mr Taaker. On being cross-examined if BoQQ y the Inspeotor said that upon the murder being reported there were certain r»'es to be observed, CTpon being informed of the murder he had ordered Dateotlve Benjamin to enquire Into it, and went hlmseFf to the eoene; He found several fragmente of p»per whloh h» would not pretend to Identify, It wa» not bis duty to go Into the bedroom and search. The dagger was In the sam» parcel a» the bits of paper when handad to him. He examined It Immediately. He m'gbt have aald "The Instrument i» rusty, bat he will be better able to ex* amlne It by daylight." He oould not nwear that both barrels of the gan ware examined. He expUlned that the reason why the gun was not taken from Ohemti on the first waroh waa that, although he T r Y? at , Htwkln9 h * 4 been moW be did not look upon the gun ai being of Importance or he would have ordered It to be taken away.. The shot pouoh ww taken away by so^ae of the offioew. H» aJQ not remember Dr ChhUl aayinir, "Vow ought to have bought the eun." and It was not on aoooont of anything Dt Oahill hft<Jl|ia th«t Ihi^n waftitQt (01 n^|
4*7. Certain fragments of paper belong lag to the newspaper fragment! found by witness were placed m envelopes round whloh were fastened an elf stlo bind, *m. then he looked them np. On being re•ximtned, the witness said that he had sot with held any Information f<om prisoner's oonnoll. At «35 p.m. the court adjourned untli tomorrow. . Wmjjkotow, July 12 On the murder oase being resumed the I Jury said they would like some informa- 1 tlon m to the clothes worn by prisoner on the night of the murder, »nd his Honor ■»id they oould recall any of ths wiu eßee« for tho purpose. Detective Benjamin gave evidoncn as to eearohitig aocußed's bouse. He was told by a messenger from Or Oahill on Satar day morning, that there had been a murder committed with some sharp instrument, but he heard nothing about a Run ■hot wound. Hedd not bring the gun •way from the house m coosMuenoe, btr went for It next day. The prisoner said Jbt bad fired at quail with it three days btfore.— By Bunny: Would swear he Barer heard anything from DrObill at the Morgue about a gun shot wound Inspector Thompson instructed him to pick np all papers about printer's house, and It waa given to the Inspector Be put his finger down one barrel and found it was damp. Be did not try the oth^r, and oould not say why he was not shown any qaail m the home either by prisoner or his wife. He had seen plenty of quail about the bills. Prisoner never said the drawer In which the stiletto and revolver were found w»s kept licked to prevent children getting at them. Prlaoner said the stiletto had not been oat of the sheath for six months, not six Tears. He did not see any dust on the Bbeatb, Prisoner said he had gone straight home on the night of the murder and never Went oat again.
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THE KAIWARA MURDER, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2171, 12 July 1889
THE KAIWARA MURDER Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2171, 12 July 1889
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