WELLINGTON, July 11.
John Andrew Thompson, who was convicted at the criminal sessions of sheepstealing in the Wairarapa, was sentenced to twelve months' bard labor. A petition for !|robation ha# been signed by 150 residents n the Wairarapa, bat the probation officer reported that Thompson had been suspected of the same thing on several occasions, and His Honor therefore refused probation. GREYMOGTH, Jolt 11. It has been known for months past that mnch distress has existed among the working class of this place, but it is being felt more acutely now than for years past. A gentleman acquainted with the state of tho labor market writes to the paper and says that he does not know how many respectable families will suffer when the storekeepers stop credit, which they will be compelled to do in self-defence. CHRISTCHURCH, Jolt 11. Charles Hilary Parker was to-day committed for trial on three charges of forgery for small amounts. INVERCARGILL, Jolt 11. Radka, charged with robbery, was committed for trial. He pleaded guilty, and was admitted to bail in a surety of L 75.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7956, 11 July 1889
INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7956, 11 July 1889
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