[Per United Phess Association.}
AUCKLAND, June 26,
Later news from Samoa, per Wainui, states that peace has been formally arranged between Mataafa and Tamasese, and that the latter's forces have dispersed to their homes.
Franklin, the driver of the waggon which was in collision with the train at Ellerslie races, whereby several persons were injured, was to-day fined L 5 and costs. An important action was brought by the Official Assignee in the estate of Herbert Maxwell Bradbury, a missing debtor, against the South British Insurance, to recover L 562 33 lid, insurance on a stock destroyed by fire at Karangahape road on February 3. The Judge snmmed up in favor of the plaintiff, and the jury gave him a verdict for L 541 3s lid. The company sought to prove that the premises were set on fire by Biadbury, who took a hasty departure next day, and has not been found since. WELLINGTON, Ji'nk 26.
The Supreme Court granted an order compelling tho Wairarapa local bodies to levy a rate to pay the assessment in favor of the Benevolent Institution.
At the Police Court this morning James Collins, J.P., postmaster at Pothill Gully (a sub-Wellington office), appeared to answer a charge preferred against him of opening a letter po3ted by Mrs M'Govern. There was no appearanoe of the prosecutrix, and her counsel said he did not know the reason of her absence. The case wat dismissed. The Collector of Customs has laid an information against Mr Levy, tobacconist, for having 40!b of tobacco in his possession on which Customs duty was not paid.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7943, 26 June 1889
INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7943, 26 June 1889
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