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LIBEL. INTERESTING DEVELOPMENTS EXPECTED. PLAINTIFF CLAIMS £I,OOO. IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW ZEALAND, Otngo and Southland District. ARTHUR HARNETT, of Dvtnedin, Draper. Plaintiff: And THE 'SKETCHFJV Defendant. Tho Plaintiff sues tho. Defendant, and says:— 1. That the Defendant did, on tho 17th day of December, 1914, at Dunedin, publish of and concerning the Plaintiff the following words: " Arthur's going to become an M.P." 2. That those words are libellous and defamatory, and arc likely to prejudice the Plaintiff in the eyes of tho Dunedin public, with whom tho Plaintiff has always had n firstclass reputation for honesty and square dealing. o*. That the Plaintiff's aim in life is if) ho a public benefactor by selling to nil classos the highest quality goods at the lowest prices, while tho ' ambition of tho average politician is to work tho lonn-sutfcring public for his own benefit, and to associate the Plaintiff's tiamo with a class of such doubtful reputation is calculated to injure him in his business:

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BARNETT V. THE 'SKETCHER', Issue 15679, 18 December 1914

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BARNETT V. THE 'SKETCHER' Issue 15679, 18 December 1914

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