[Per United Pbess Association.]
NEW PLYMOUTH, Junk 3,
James Coad, manager of the brewery owned by James M'Lauchlan at Waitara, was to-day charged with breaches of the Beer Duty Act with having two bales of hops and certain beer on his premises in excess of what was entered in his books. Mr Hughes, instructed by Mr Standish, Crown Prosecutor, appeared for the Crown; Mr Samuel for the defence. The case is now going on.
WELLINGTON, June 3,
The circular issued to Crown tenants in arrears threatening to sue has had good effect, many paying up, especially in the Wellington district. BLENHEIM, June 3.
The magisterial inquiry into the charge of arson in connection with the schoolmaster's house was resumed this morning. AH the evidence was complete at one o'clock, and counsel addressed the Bench at great length. The case excites great public interest.
[From Ouk Own Correspondent ]
QUEENSTOWN, June 3,
The Hon. Wr Fergus had a most enthusiastic reception on Friday night, and was met at the wharf by a large crowd and by the Queenstown Band, M Battery also fired a salute as the steamer entered the harbor. On Saturday night, when he deliverod an address, the Town Hall was filled by electors from all parts of the district, notwithstanding tho short notice given. Mr Fergus was frequently applauded during his address, which lasted nearly an hour, Mr Fergus left this morning for Dunedin.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7923, 3 June 1889
INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7923, 3 June 1889
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