[per press association.] Wellington, May 19.' The Appeal Court on the motion of the Canterbury Law Society has suspended a Chris bchurch solicitor for two years for excessive charges to his client and ordered him to pay 25 guineas costs. In the case Bertie v Equitable Insurance Co. the" Court reversed judgment of the Resident Magistrate and Justice Richmond, finding the Company had issued a policy" to Bertie different to that which he was led to believe he. was getting. Judgment in Te Kooti's case was not delivered and the Court adjourned till June 16th. The Minister of Lands states that reports received from infected sheep districts "throughout" the colony are of a highly satisfactory nature. Practically the colony is now free from scab, but cannot be officially declared so until the period of probation agreed upon some time ago has elapsed. The work of killing wild sheep in Nelson, Marlborough and Auckland is being rigorously carried out, and large numbers have been destroyed this season, but none of those killed were infected, even in the slightest degree, with soab, Chrlstchurch, May 19, On Saturday morning, William, a son of William Frizzell, farmer, Eyreton, aged fourteen, fell thirty-four feet down a draw well, through a rope breaking. Both legs were broken, a.wrist dislocated, the nose broken, six teeth knocked out, and he was gashed and bruised. He was attended to by Dr. Murray, and is now progressing as -Well as can be expected. The Catholic laity of Christchurch have drawn up an address to the Pope, to be presented by Bishop Grimes on his visit to Rome. It expresses admiration for the work of Bishop Grimes and Archbishop Redwood, satisfaction at the progress of the Catholic Church throughout Australasia, and the growing influence of the Catholic press in New Zealand, and hopes that His Holiness may be spared to witness the restoration of the bemporal power. ,' Dunedin, May 19. ■ There is further •trouble at St Mary's-Dn-the-hill. The Bishop allows certain irticles objected to to be used at All Saints. Mr Day and a majority of the
congregation are pushing matters to an extreme. Alexander Rogers, clerk to Captain Fox, has been committed for trial for embezzling £154 8s lOd money of Ellis, shipowner, Sydney.
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