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The Napier races stand further postponed until next Tuesday. The Manaia board of reviewers under the Property Tax Act have 150 objections, of which t'lioy have disposed of about thirty duriDg two days' sitting. They then announced that, as there had been bo much worthless evidence produced to sustain objections, and they considered that the assessors should be supported by the Department, they would adjourn until Saturday morniDg, and in the meantime communicate with the Commissioner with the view of having some of the properties taken over. It is understood the Commissioner will attend on Saturday morning. Hie Napier Resident Magistrate's Court has been occupied two days in taking evidence in the Mahia murder case, and have to sit again to-day. Tue evidence is purely circumstantial, but much stronger than givea at the inquct, several missing links having since been found. Vor example, at the inquest a youth told.how one night before the murder he assisted Afolfwne to

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Evening Star, Issue 7946, 29 June 1889

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