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INTERPROVINCIAL.

[PEE PRESS ASSOCIATION.]

Wellington, May 22. In the Supreme Court in Banco the Chief Justice dismissed the appeal in the case Regiha v Hill. The latter had been charged in the Resident Magistrate's Court ■with the distribution of certain indecent literature, and the justices dismissed the information on .the. ground of insufficient eridence. „ Upon this decision the Crown appealed. - On a preliminary objection His Honor ruled that there had been insufficient service as application had not been made to all the Justices adiudicating. The Wellington Branch Railway Employees* Society has unanimously decided in ifavor of extreme measures being adopted if necessary in the dispute with the Commissioners. One result of the Conference on the Petone .Woollen Mills dispute is that 40 ex-operatives resume work on Tuesday, 28 of those now in the mill, principally married women whose husbands are working in the mill or district, will be discharged, but are to be reinstated if trade improves. The Rotorua chiefs have filed a petition in the Supreme Court praying for an enquiry into the leasing of Rotorua lands. Dxinedin, May 22. The assault case in which two city pressmen were concerned, and which wae to have occupied the Police Coui"t to-day, was settled by mutual apologies being tendered.

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2437, 23 May 1890

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2437, 23 May 1890

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