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[Per United Press Association. 1 AUCKLAND, August 13. Charles L. Ward Beckman was arrested yesterday. Beckman and wife arrived by the Waihora shortly before, and by the same steamer came the warrant for his arrest. Beckman appeared at the Police Court today, charged with attempting to leave the colony, and taking L2OO or upwards which ought by law to be divided amongst his creditors under the Bankruptcy Act. Inspectorßroham asked for the remand of Beckman to Masterton. DrjLaishley (for accused) objected, and stated that defendant was not aware that he had been declared bankrupt. He was merely visiting Auckland, and had no intention of leaving the colony, and would have returned South. The remand was granted, bail being allowed, Beckman Ll5O and two sureties of LIOO. When arrested Beckman had L 33 sb. On his instructions the wife gave to the police L 250 in notes from the bosom of her dress.

WELLINGTON, August 13. Charles Edward Beckman, who was arrested at Auckland, was formerly a publican] at Eketahuna, in the Wairarapa district. He is charged with being an absconding bankrupt. It is said that he received L4OO for the sale of property recently and then left the district. The debts proved against his estate amount to L 321. A reward of L4O had been offered for his arrest.

Thomas Cooper, recently of Masterton, committed suicide yesterday afternoon at the Pahiatua village settlement by hanging himself on a wire fence. He leaves a wife and five children, MARTON, August 13. William M'Dermott was committed for trial on a charge of criminal assault on a girl of tender years. NELSON, August 13. The rain which threatened yesterday passed off without doing any good,

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Issue 7984, 13 August 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Issue 7984, 13 August 1889

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