United Press Association—By Electric Telegraph—Copyright. j Received May 6, 10.35 a.m. I A Plague Case. ' Sydney, May 6 j A case of plague has occurred at Lismore- ! Poisoned Beer* Melbourne, May 6 The police believe that the man who gave the poisoned beer to three other men is a homicidal maniac. Another man reports that he met a man m the Gardens who offered him beer, but he refused it as he is a teetotaller. Stretching the Law, Some indignation is manifested over the Customs authorities at Hobart refusing to nllow ii blind passenger to land from the Rua'pehu till the agents deposited JBIOO. The passenger is a well known Glasgow manufacturer who is touring the world with his daughter. Mr Reid is annoyed at the incident, and says that if the report is true, then pome person m the Customs Depart* ment is a consummate ass or grievously misinformed as to tho oircu instances.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6563, 6 May 1905
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