United Press Association—By Electric Telegraph Dunedin, Jane 19 Richard Clarke, who was recently before the Court on a charge of attempted suicide, escaped from gaol yesterday morning in «n unaccountable manner. He was discovered in Moray Place after an hour's liberation by a warder, whom he told that he was on tho way to ohurch. As a result of the investigations of medical men last week Clarke has been committed to the Asylum. Wanganut, June 19 At the Magistrate's Court this morning, Mr Johnston, maunger of the Aramoho Meat Freezing Works, was fined .£2O and costs for a breach of the Factories Act, in not puying a boy under 18 for Good Friday and Easter Monday. The defenca set up was that the Company was working under the meat workers' award, which, it was contended, overrode the Factory Act. Other cafes are pending. Auckland, June 19 A discovery of pure copper ore is reported from the Whakapirau and Battley districts (Kaipara). Some months ago a piece of pure ore was found on the harbour beach, and since then copper ore has been freely fonnd in the adjacent hills. A native woman is stated a few days back to have gathered 700lbs of pure ;copper nuggets in a few hours. A local syndicate haß the matter in hand. Wellington, June 19 The young man who escaped from the prisoner's room of the Magistrates' Court on Friday was re-captured at Kaitoko and foroogh back to Wellington this morning.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6599, 19 June 1905
'To-day's Telegrams. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6599, 19 June 1905
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