[i'JSK. TB.ESS ASSOCIATION.]
Auckland, June 5,
The Auckland Gas Company have declined all liability in regard to the alleged error four years ago in the valuation of their property by which a sum of £800 has been lost to the city.
Mr Edmonds, who was killed at Hamilton by a fall from a horse, came to the Waikato from Canterbury four years ago. He leaves a wife and eight children, most of whom are grown up.
The brig Wild Wave, water-logged at Kaipara, was seized by the Northern River Steam Navigation Company, in satisfaction of a claim for salvage, the warrant of a seizure being issued by the Vice-Admiralty Court. Arrangements were made for tfye settlement of the claim,
At the Supreme Court to-day the man named Joseph Henning Way, who had been cook at one of the city hotels, was sentenced to penal servitude for life for an unnatural offence. Mr Justice Connolly told the prisoner that some time ago the crime qf which he stood convicted was punishable with death. Henry McQuarry received a sentence of twelve months' hard labor for forgery.
Wellington, June 5
A movement is on foot among the grocers and wholesale merchants for repressing the practice qf cutting the trade, which it is asserted generally ends in fehose. gelling at low prices finding their Avay to the Bankruptcy Cpurfc. To further their ends the grocers have formed an Association.
At the Supreme Court John Scully, for unlawfully wounding Catherine Walsh at Palmerston North, was sentenced to, nine months' hard labor. Albert Brimble, charged with criminal assault on a child, did not appear, and ;s believed to have goije to S.an His Honor ordered that- ' his" recognisances be entreated. The charge of perjury against Burton is to be heard to-morrow.
Dunedijj, June 5,
The criminal sessions of the Supreme Court were concluded to-day, when George Cowan, on a charge of attempted rape on a young girl, was sentenced to ten years' penal servitude, this being the second sentence of that term inflicted.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2434, 6 June 1890
INTERPROVINCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2434, 6 June 1890
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