Wellington, Dec. 8
' Judge Edwards said he recognised that accused had hitherto bo.me a good cbara3ter. No doubt tbe offence was entirely due to the weakening of his mind with advanced years, but that very circumstance made him the more dangerous to the community, He sentenced Davis to reformative treatment not exceeding five years. ,
Syndey, December 8.
The wbarf labourers have continued the boycott of the Union Steamship Company's boats other than those in the Now Zealand run despite the conference ukase that they must work them.
Mr W. M. Hughes, President of the Transport Workers Federation, states that unless the nkaso is obeyed he will bave to test which is the stronger the " Red Raggers " or Unionism.
On tbe other hand tbe President of
bfc Wharf Labourers Union declares bat the Conference ia trying a game if bluff, and it is assured fir it to hreaten the supp nsion of. members.
The Pelamain CoPiory is idle owing to the management's inability to get coal away from Newcastle. Other pits are suffering to a less extent.
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LATEST DEVELOPMENTS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4356, 9 December 1913
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