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NAPIER, May 13.
The Charitable Aid Board have applied to the sheriff aa to when the hangman is to be released, as the Board are supporting his wife and child, for the desertion of whom the hangman was sent to gaol for four months. It is understood that he is to be discharged tomorrow, and his passage paid elsewhere. On hia release the wife will prosecute him again. Two months of his sentence have been served.
WELLINGTON, Mat 13.
When the men started this morning to clean the lanterns, hung on posts in readiness for the electric light, they found that forty-seven out of 115 had been smashed. TIMARU, May 13.
A number of persons charged with using dynamite to capture fish pleaded ignoranco of the law, and were fined Is each. The fish were sprats, of which there are large numbers now in the harbor.
A heavy S.E. swell is running into the roidstead to-day.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7905, 13 May 1889
INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7905, 13 May 1889
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