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UNIONIST FINED £5. (Per Press Association.) CHRISTCHURCH, February 20. Edgar Join*. Blackburn Clough, expresident of the Arbitration Wharf labourers' Union at. Lyttelton, was fined £5 at the Police Court to-day for false pretences. The evidence showed that he collected a donation of two guineas from the Secretary of the Metropolitan Club towards a presentation to the President of the Union, and said that the Union i Shipping Company was subsidising the J amount pound-for-pound. He. gave.»the name of Austin. Union officials said there was no official movement to make * a presentation to the president. ■ Clough sent the cheques to the secretary, who handed them to „ the police. Clough was previously convicted of a similar offence some years ago.

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FALSE PRETENCES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8799, 20 February 1914

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FALSE PRETENCES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8799, 20 February 1914

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