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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS

Mount Oook, and atav there while the Earl of Ooatow v!»lti Westport, Greymouth and Hokltika, r» joining him m Dunedin.

Two more h?avy shipments of exhibits for the New South Wales Oourt have arrived, and thfvt Oouct ia already assuming quite a hu'iy *rp*tt*.

(FBB 141H88 A88O0UTIOK.)

Axjoklavd, September 17

The polloo foioe dispatched In parsult of tho abductors of tho Maori girl arrived In the steamer Roue Oaioy at Waiwera at half-past seven o'olook laat night, and engaged tbe setvloes of a guide, who oonduoted them to the Maori souletnent a mile and a half inland. Here tbo polloe entered a whare where they found about thirty natives assembled, lnoludlng the girl who had been oarrled off and her abduotors. The Maoris were holding a " korero " The chlof of tbe settlement, To Hemapu, la a Native Assessor, and as he was Ratlofiad that he ahoutd assist the polloe In tho matter, he was considering ibe question with tho Nativos when the constables entered the whare. After argument he pointed out the Natives najaod m tho warrrant. The four men and a young woman were thereupon arrested, and with the girl and her father were marched to the beach and taken on board the steamer, whlah then oame to Auokland, aarlvlng this morning. The prisoners were brought before Dr Giles at the Polloe Court, and Wore pharged with having assaulted the girl, Mare Balclgurlftl, and forolbly abducted her, and with having ns»au4ted her father. The evlienoo of Mere was heard, and the oaae wao thon reminded for a week. The prisoners were released on ball, WBLMKarow, September 17

Two writs wore issued from the Supreme Court to-day, on tbe application oE Mr Jollicoo, acting at the instance of John Mynott, of Taranaki, against the proprietor o£ the " Taranaki Herald " and F, P. Oorkill, Deputy Official Auelgnoe at New Plymouth, c' aiming £500 damages from ouqli defendant. The cause of action is tlm publication of an "apology" which 1 waalat'ly roa^l by Mr a^rauel, M.H.K., m the Houho of Boproßootativea, signed by man named ,ifohn Hooper, and containing rejections upon Mr Mynott for the way ia which signuturos wero oblalned to a potitioQ to the Houae, oulliag m question the Deputy Assignee's conduct.

Dunedin, September 17.

Lord Onslow h»u Intimated that he will bo m Danedln about the middle of November, nnd will Bt*y nntil ihe ond of January. His Bxoellenoy b«nsent Itivlta tious to all the Auatralluu Governors to ineofc at tbe opßDJng <:£ thw JtiihlbltlpD. The Grand Faolfio Hotel, ajb Ocean Beaob, has bueh ovqc by Ihe E^hlbltibn Oommlaßloneru, who hays an army of workmen there n< ty preD»rlng It fpc the raeaptlon of tb» «krl ot Obilow and party, Onilow tat) (q'4 QmUf fill T|ilt

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2229, 18 September 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2229, 18 September 1889

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