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New Plymouth Murder.

[PER PBESS. ASSOCIATION.]

New Plymouth, May 12,

Derby Claffey further stated that Maloney had a new,.'suit of clothes on Easter Sunday of striped tweed. Had not seen it since it was on. Had no new pair of boots. Had not seen them since he saw Maloney's boots on Easter Sunday as he left before witness in church. l Flat iron plates Were on the heel and toe. The boots produced wree similar to what witness saw, but the instep appeared lighter. 'Maloney was not a man to quarrel, but about two years ago there was some difference between him and the r Carnells over some trivial matter. , „,..,.,„., Sarah Rossiter stated "that Maloney came to her shop a little before 11a.m. on the day he was missed. He asked for some eggs. After he left the shop he went in the direction of his home. She never saw deceased with a purse like the one produced. He always paid her money out of a, little canvas bag. Michael Maher stated that he saw deceased on April 11th, at 1 p.m., in the town of New Plymouth, going in the direction of his home.

This evidence was contradictory to all the other witnesses, who swore that Maloney was last seen in town at 11 a.m. The Coroner said that he had received authority from the Justice Department to pay all necessary .witnesses' expenses, including those called on behalf of the prisoner.

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New Plymouth Murder., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2428, 13 May 1890

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New Plymouth Murder. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2428, 13 May 1890

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