SUITS FOR LIBEL.
WELLINGTON, November 10. A case is fixed to be heard in the Supreme Court at Blenheim on the 25th inst. in which Mr C. H. Mills, M.H.R, claims £I,OOO damages each against the 'Otago Daily Times' Company and the Christchurch ' Press' Company for publishing an extract from a Northern newspaper in reference to the removal of Constable Jeffreys from Picton. The defence of the journals is that they simply published what had appeared in other papers; and that they were privileged. Application will be made on Friday to the Chief Justice in Wellington to a'journ the caseß till after the session. Mr Jellicoe appears for Mr Mills, and Sir Robert Stout for the newspapers.
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SUITS FOR LIBEL., Evening Star, Issue 10467, 10 November 1897
SUITS FOR LIBEL. Evening Star, Issue 10467, 10 November 1897
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