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THE KAIWARRA MURDER.

WELLINGTON, Ai'mus? 3s. On the perjury cases being resumed this morning, Mr Jellicoe undertook to produce tho Bhot f pouch and knife found near the soene of the murder on Sunday last, if the defendants' counsel oalled the finder, however, thought that the ends of justice I might be defeated by their production, and [ said that the Crown would have to take the , responsibility. JTrpderjck Greaves was the first witness examined, Bio evidence was mainly in the direotion of proving that tho j»owdcr flask, shot, caps, and wads were in tho drawer before the date of Hawkins's death, and also on the day of Chemis's arrest. He also swore to seeing four qnajl p c t Chemis's on June 2. fn crose : examinatfqn he jtaye a description of Chemis's shot-poach, whiph was an ordinary pocket one. Witness heard of the shot-pouch found on Sunday. To his knowledge the latter was not in the possessvop'bf fchemij ,'fff fjjp ght M.*y. Jarr.es Gibson' tol.c} fjhanJhcnijtla poutjh wp on Sunday. Ife 'old that h«o»».ttii 3flHifft?BCF'ft,'Rl. '4 s*jk°B*'ffy ■"-*'* »»*H«a ikmrA Twit m\ season, Wn.... " *"*" o-rrtntnia 1C» along time befote Cheuiis ».- tho murder. The p«iv:h sent by Gibson u. Chemis belonged to Mr-Hodges of Ktiwajr , He never law it in Cheiris's r-ossessior, nor was he aware that it was at Chemis's in May. On hearing of the finding of the pouch he and Dowd went to see Gibson, and had a conversation with him and Mrs Chemis about the pouch, but not about the knife. He know nothing a!: out the knif:; and had never seen Danyard's knife at Chemis's. The re- xam'nation of this witness was postponed until after the examination of Gibson. Hodges, the owner of the pouch found, and Gibson, «ere called, and deposed that the former had lent a shot pouch with a peculiar iron top and embossed picture on the side to Gibson, who lent it to several people, including Chemis—to the latter about a year ago, he thought. An ex-" ile"—Whale oil.

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THE KAIWARRA MURDER., Issue 7997, 28 August 1889

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THE KAIWARRA MURDER. Issue 7997, 28 August 1889

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