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THE KAIWARRA MURDER. CASE.

WELLINGTON, July 24,

Mr Jellicoe waited on the Governor personally and laid the papers in connection with the Chemis case before him. The oonvict has forwarded a statemont to Government on his own account, but the latter decline to give any information as to its nature. NEW DEVELOPMENTS. [From Our Own Coreesponbbnt.) WELLINGTON, Jwlt 24. I learn from the Minister of Justice that after Chemis had been informed that Mr Jellicoe would not be allowed to again seo him he asked for writing material and wrote a long statement, in which he asserted his innocence. The remainder of the Chief Justice's noteƟ of the evidenco have been received by the Cabinet. A writ hai just been issued by Messre Moorhouse, Edwards, and Martin, as solicitors for Mr H. D. Bell (Crown Solicitor), against Mr E. G. Jellicoe, claiming L 5,000 damages for alleged libel contained in notes of an interview between Mr Jellicoo and Louis Chemis published in the 'Evening Post' of the 22nd inst. The alleged libel is contained in a statement that a large portion of the evidence telling in Chemis's favor, which Mr Jellicoe had in his possession, was kept back by those who conducted the Kaiwarra murder prosecution. Mrs Chemis has written to Mr Jellicoe saying that it is not true that her husband is dissatisfied with his (Mr Jellicoe's) conduct, but she is extremely thankful for what he is doing on her husband's behalf,

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THE KAIWARRA MURDER. CASE., Evening Star, Issue 7967, 24 July 1889

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THE KAIWARRA MURDER. CASE. Evening Star, Issue 7967, 24 July 1889

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