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[Peb United Press Association.] WELLINGTON, July 30. Ex-Inspector Bullen was to-day committed for trial on a charge of violently assaulting and wounding Au├čtin Combe, at whom he presented a revolver. Two more charges will be heard this afternoon, and another tomorrow. Some of the complainants profess that they are in fear for their lives. BLENHEIM, July 30. Bowman alias Morrison alias Moore alias Llewellyn has been committed for trial for attempting to obtain money by false pretences. He was engaged to tune the Catholic Church organ. He removed a dozen reeds, and pretended to supply new ones, but in reality put in the old ones again, and got his account paid nearly in full by Father Lewis. The police had heard of the affair, and, knowing the man's history, he was apprehended, with the above result. INVERCARGILL, July 30. At the Police Court to-day David Smith was charged with deserting from H.M.S. Lizard, at Milford Sound, on 25th_ January last. A remand was granted for eight days to enable the police to ascertain the whereabouts of the squadron. At the District Court to-day, before Judge Ward, Roderick Williamson pleaded guilty of attempted suicide. Accused, who was an hotelkeeper, was suffering from delirium tremens when he made the attempt. He was released on finding two sureties of L 25 each, and is to enter into a recognisance of LSO for his good behaviour for six months.

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7972, 30 July 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7972, 30 July 1889