Wellington, September 9. The case of Bennett v. Fitzgerald,
claiming £600 damages, consequent upon the death of his wife through accidental poisoning, has been settled. The New Zealand Government; have abandoned the idea of proposing a reduction in cable rates. 'This action has been forced upon them owing to the Imperial Government declining to pay a portion of the subsidy or guarantee required under the scheme of Sir John Pender. j The "Evening Post's" Palmerston correspondent wires that, owing to illhealth, Mr J. G. Wilson, M.H.R., will not stand at next election. Christchurch, September 9. Henry Clements, aged 35, fell dead in Ward and Co. 'a yard He had been unloading hops. He was a steady man, and leaves a wife and children. Dunedin, September 9. At the City Police Court John Atkinson was committed for trial for an aggravated assault on John Trower after a hotel brawl. Accused inflicted severe injuries on prosecutor's head with a piece of drain pipe. The hospital enquiry was continued to-day. A number of doctors were examined on behalf of the trustees. Most of the medical men spoke favorably of the management by the trustees.
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INTERPROVINCIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2514, 10 September 1890
INTERPROVINCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2514, 10 September 1890
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