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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY

[From the 'Star.' January 12,'1871. | At the ifokitika criminal session Margaret Quigley was indicted for the murder of Ceovu't- Fatenaude. at Nobles, in the (tt-L-y district. The jury brought in a verdict of maiislaughtaP, and prisoner was sentenced, to four years' penal servitude. David Souter was indicted for the murder of Mary Ann Harael, and was found guilty on the capital charge, with a reLommendation to mercy. He fainted on the floor of the court. The Judge held out no hopes of his life. * * -i * * * # To-day the shipping at Wellington displayed bunting in honor of the marriage of the daughter of l)r Featherston. ******* Mr Michael Murphy, the well-known host of the Shamrock Hotel, died suddenly this morning, after only one hour's suffering. He had been in Europe in search of health, and had returned to Dunedin only a short while ago. He was apparentlv in better health, than usual last night. ******* Mr .). T. Thomson has been appointed Chief Survevor for Southland. ******* The new Land Transfer Ac> w'.V bo put in operation the first week of February. ' * * * * v- * *- The General Assembly elections are now in full swing, and in some, electorates the proceedings are lively, to say the least. Thus at Queeiistown, "Mr * Haughton's meeting produced the greatest excitement. He. refused tc meet Mr T. la. Shepherd (another candidate). Mr BHaUensteii', amid great uproar, moved in ■wild and passionate terms an amendment ders -was listened to with much attention, dies was listened to with much attention, and. supported Mr Haughton. The Chairman said that the vote, in favor of ""''r lhrughton was carried on a close divi.'un. Mr Shepherd afterwards attempted to address tho meeting, when the lights were ■turned out. He afterwards spoke in the Town Hall until. 1 in the morning, bis meeting being well attended." #*»#*** On Sunday the new Baptist Church at Caversham was opened for public worship, the Rev. Mr Williams, of Hanover street, preaching in the morning, and Mr C. T. Bliss in the evening. ******* The annual session of the Synod of Otago and Southland was commenced last night, the Rev. W. Johnston (of Port Chalmers), as retiring Moderator, preaching the usual sermon, and being succeeded in the diair by the Rev. D. M. Stuart. The attendance of ministers and elders was largo; the absence, however, of the Rov. Dr Burns, through illness, was noticeable, and very mudi regretted.

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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY, Issue 15698, 12 January 1915

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FORTY-FOUR YEARS AGO TO-DAY Issue 15698, 12 January 1915

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