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(Bcceiv.'-tl 1 t'ebnisiry 11, 10.10 a.m.) ■ .LOXDON. February 11. The Coroner stated that there was not fclie sliglitoL doubt that Reeks was cruelly murdered. The pol!('(> are quitr* unable to ascertain'what brought Keeks to the neighbourhood wliorc ho s met his death, or to trace hi* movements after ho left Liverpool.

WELLINGTON, February 31

John Ingrain was charged at the Magistrate's Court with being a rogue and a vagabond, in that, without the authority or the knowledge of the person proposed to benefit, he solicited, subscriptions in aid of an old colonist who, he said, wsis in indigent circumstances. One of the people approached was the Hon. H. D. Bell, who was called as a witness. Ingram was convicted and ordered to come up for sentence when called upon.

Evelyn 'Kitson, who was arrested on a charge 'of false pretences, was found to have taken poison, and was ordered" to come up for sentence when called upon on a charge of attempted suicide. She was remanded to appear at Hamilton on a charge of ( false • pretences, Accused masqueraded' as Lord Innes Kerr at S;ni Francisco.

WELLINGTON, February 11. Arthur Douglas, who pleaded guilty at Auckland'to a number of burglary charges, appeared at the Court at Wellington to answer 25 charges, mostly of breaking and entering and ' theft. The total value of the 'articles stolen was £339. Accused was remanded till Friday. CHRISTCRURCH, February 11. The Supreme Court is dealing, with a charge. against James Avondale of assaulting a girl aged 10 years, when much evidence of an unpleasant character is being given.-

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THE POLTCE BAFFLED., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914

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THE POLTCE BAFFLED. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914

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