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GISBORNE, June 29. George Hill was to-day committed for trial on two charges of obtaining hams by false pretences. Wellington, July 29. The members of the defunct J Battery of Artillery, who were to receive a dividend of 30s each on the winding-up of the corps, have been “ left ” by the treasurer, who has gone to Sydney. The members will not issue a warrant to bring him back. Judgment was delivered this morning in the ease of Hay v. Thomson (inspector of police). Plaint;!!' was arrested hero on a telegram from Invercargill, but no warrant was produced. The Chief Justice held that the arrest, in the absence of a warrant, was illegal. WANGANUI. July 29.
At the Police Court tu-duy Thomas Reid, one of the wealthiest num here, was charged with nniking false p-operly tax returns, in having omitted L 10,240 a!together. After taking the evidence of Mr Crombio (deputycommissioner), Mr Brabant, R. M., inflicted a line of LSO, being treble the tax due. Captain Sommerville has passed his examination as a major.
WESTPORT, July 29,
The labor unionists have reconsidered their decision to strike at the Capo Foulwind works, and went to work as usual this morning.
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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7971, 29 July 1889
INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7971, 29 July 1889
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