Before the Arbitration Court at Wellington yesterday, in the case of.. Amelia Maria White v. tho "King, an apportionment of damages was made by consent. The supplicant is the widow of John Theodore White, who was killed on October 1 in an accident on one of' the Xew Zealand troopships.. He was in the employ of the Defence Department, and the Irown admitted liabilities for compensation to the amount of £436 4s, and expenses (£ll 12s). The deceased was survived by a widow and five children, two of them under 21 years of age, and not self-supporting. With the consent of tho Crown tho Court apportioned hal 3 of the compensation to the widow, £2OO to the youngest child (» boy of 11 years), and the balance to th» young«st unmarritd daughter (aged 17 y«ars). A live shell bearing the mark "K.F.A., 1907," was found in a hedge surrounding the Empress Eugenie's residence at Famboroiigli by Thomas Hall, who is in the Empress's employ. The shell was wrapped in brown paper, and is now in the potsession of the jpoliec.
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