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The Christchurch Riot.

. « United Press Association —Per Electric Telegraph. Christchurck, July 14 Ten men were before Mr Eiddel, S.M., to-day, on charges connected with Saturday night's riot. In the case against Charles Denham accused was fined 10* for drunkenness, £5 for obstruction, and £5 for assaulting the police. The other cases were proceeding in the afternoon. At the Police Court this morning, SubInspector Dwyer made an angry complaint against " Truth " the evening paper published in Christchurch, for its remarks^ in a leader not complimentary to the police methods in connection with last Saturday's riot. He spoke at some length. Mr Riddel, S.M., said he could only expreas the opinion that Sub-Inspector D vvyer, in contending that the police were doing their duty in trying to restore order and uphold the law, had the confidence of law-abiding people.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6621, 14 July 1905

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The Christchurch Riot. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6621, 14 July 1905