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New Plymouth Murder.

, , ,[eb» pkbss association.] Mahi/Kai,, who.'is cfiwrgJ*i"Vith the ,\ murder of Maloney* in. tHf»/Recreatiou ,{'■ Grounds, was .brought up at "the Police ■:- ; Court to:day, when the Crown, Prosecutor .;■ j askedffor a furthte^maii^? jMr Samuel, ,}i agreed,.but said it. was on the understand-; ; ing that the inquest; should go on to ite "■'"-'£ finish. He considered it, unfair f that the «', ■:; Native should'be kept ila^itwt6dy week .;| after week without;a,Bcrap r bi; v jevidenoe ,: ,} being adduced againßt him. , T^eirisoner :;. was remanded' unial.> i IMoriday. iUThe. in-' \ quest has just Ibee^rasumed.^. -, > ;- > ,Mr Samuel has wnt^en'*to the Crown 'j; Prosecutor" strongly" urging that an effi" ■ cient. detecjbiye. should be jprocured ,to: '\\ supplement the efforts of tEe local police . to endeavor to ascertain whbrwas the real murderer.' • *?• l\i:ts. '„ .-"'..• ■-; .- '• .-,. ... „ ' ■■ "LaterJ l 'Cy Atitheliriquest,-,'Jbhn Clafey, caretaker ,' at the racecourse, Tecalled, said that he '■: was not quiet sure^ that,^ Maloney's new ,: boots,had ironJpltteVbnj|hfm.. ,He first. ; , heard about the niorder c«Bbut 3, o'clock' on ; Saturday,., April t l2, .^He afterwards >. '/■ saw the place wherb the body was found. There was no beaten track near, nor was the fern broken down. It looked merely . as if somebody had walked through. ■ He' looked round for deceased's hat and stick, ■ but did not see them. : ,.The^e>waa no sign as if there had been a: struggle., • ' - Charles ParneU/ who lives'near, deceased's residence, said he had known him ' - for.2s : .years., Was;always friendly with , „ deceased, who visited.witness, .every day. Missed diseased on Friday at noon.' :-'■ Made enquiries for him, and upon hia\;J nob turning up in the evening concluded "hi he wte in the; hospital:J Til Old '', 'v'

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New Plymouth Murder., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2421, 5 May 1890

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New Plymouth Murder. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2421, 5 May 1890

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