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Alleged Threat to Shoot an Officer

[per press? assocut^oj^] Wellington, September 23> A man named Patrick Long, who worked his passage from Auckland on the steamer Tarawera, which arrived last | night, was this afternoon arrested on a charge of threatening to'shoot the chief engineer on the steam,er with a revolver. In consequence of Mr Ramsay, the Engineer, haying to go on with the Tarawera to Dunedin, the charge of threatening against Long will not be progeeded iWith. He says h«. wag dy.unk a,t the time, a^d there \s no doujbt that if he intended niisohiif he could have easily fired at Ramsay. His revolver was fully loaded. He will be prosecuted on another charge of stealing the revolver from a Kanaka on board, ''

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Alleged Threat to Shoot an Officer, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2526, 24 September 1890

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Alleged Threat to Shoot an Officer Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2526, 24 September 1890

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