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ADDINGTON INQUIRY.

EXPERT EVIDENCE. CHRISTCHURCH", Friday. The Addington Workshops Board of Inquiry met this afternoon, but decided to take no further evidence until next week. Members of the Board have during the last few days been engaged in going through the evidence already given, and in inspecting the different features of the Addington workshops referred to by witnesses who have already given evidence. Some of the private shops have also been visited, and the Board generally are using every endeavour to procure all available information relating to matters within the scope of the inquiry. Up to the present the witnesses examined have been those called either by the Railway Department or by the representative of the employees, but the Board have asked the various local engineering experts to attend, and these gentlemen will be heard next week. BURGLARY IN CHRISTCHURCH. OHRISTOHURCH, Friday. Burglars entered the premises of Messrs. Aitken and Roberts, ironmongers, last night, and appropriated a quantity of goods. An entrance was effected through an upstairs window at the back of the shop. The full extent of the depredations has not yet been ascertained. MOTOR-CAR ACCIDENT. INVERCARGILL, Friday. A motor-car, driven by Dr. Fullarton, collided with a woman and child who were standing in the centre of Bluff-road talking to the driver of a dray, this afternoon. The motorist stopped his car quickly, and the woman escaped practically unhurt, but the child received injuries and was taken by Dr. Fullarton to the hospital. ADOPTED CHILD CASE. WELLINGTON, Friday. The Arbitration Court gave judgment to-day as to the position of an adopted daughter in the matter of the right to participate in compensation moneys, and whether she was entitled to benefits under the Workers' Compensation for Accidents Act. The Court held that an adopted child was entitled to be treated as a dependent, exactly as if it were born in wedlock. MISCELLANEOUS. DUNEDIN, this day. Oscar Kosut, serving two years for theft at Oamaru, has escaped from, the Otago Heads prison works. :

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ADDINGTON INQUIRY. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 68, 20 March 1909

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