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Mr r>. H. BroM-nArrjßSted. [per press association.] Timabu, June 23. ; David Hastings Brown, of the firm owning Belford Flour Mill, was arrested to-night on a telegraphed charge from Christchurch of embezzling £124 6s moneys belonging to the Bank of New Zealand, in January, 1889. : ' Timaku, June 24. i D. H. Brown was to-day brought up at the R.M. Court, and charged with embezzling £124 6s, the moneys of the Bank of New Zealand. On the. application of the police accused was remanded to appear at Christchurch. No evidenco was taken. ■ , It is rumored that , further charges, covering a considerable sum, will be formulated against accused. In reference to tliis arrest, the " Timaru Herald " of today says:—"Acting on information received from Christchurch (1 that a warrant had been issued, the police last night arrested David Hastings Brown, of. the Belford Flour Mills, on a charge of having in January, 1889, embezzled the sum of £124 6s, the moneys of the Bank of New Zealand Later in the evening Mr Brown was brought before Mr G. G. Fitzgerald, J.P.,\and admitted'to bail, in prisoner's own recognisance of £500 and Mr John Jackson's.recognisance of £500 to appear; at the Resident Magistrate's Courb this morning."

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ALLEGED EMBEZZLEMENT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2449, 24 June 1890

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ALLEGED EMBEZZLEMENT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2449, 24 June 1890

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