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NEW YEAR MIX-UP. CASUALTY AND CONSEQUENCES. A SAVAGE SCUFFLE. As the tale, goes, the Maoris of the kainga at. Moeraki plotted to get some Ivor at New Year. Since the kainga- is a prohibited area their own names and addresses would bring no remits, and it is alleged that a Main named Patrick Hampwrote- the name of a fisherman (OLas. Hc-.itky) to a money telegram for £1 1.45, and an order for 18 gallons of beer, to be sent to Hillgrove station on December 31. The beer arrived, and it is alleged that Heat ley (in whose name_ it was procured) lifted the goods, which were carried to the border of th ekainga. and left in a shod. Till midnight a. sort of festival seems to have been held here, and thereafter (it is alleged) ths> remaining liquor was carried to Paum Porete's house, where the carnival was continued.

Between 2 and 3 a.m. on January 1 harmony scorns to have been interrupted by a quarrel between Torek: and a. three-quarter ,-asto Maori named Reynolds, and the, two went outside to fight. In th« exchange of blows I'oreta felled Reynold;;, and it i.s alleged that while the latter wns on the ground tlv former chewed hi* nose, but, a piece of his ear oft', and atl'nij'ted to (.'-"'I/go out hi.-i nr. It i-; Mid thai v.'lK-n thev were separated the flesh torn from Ihe victim's ear fell fi v ">m Porcte's mouth. Tlk-: injured, man was attended by Dr Harrison, and Porcte was arrested by Detective Hammeriy and Constable Woodloy oii .->, charge of assault and cau'ing actual bodily harm ; while Hampstoad is also ehnrgrd with sending a false- t-elcgrani. A. special sitting <>f the- Court will be held at Hampden on the. 22nd inst. to hear 'these charges, and also others under the Licencing Act. arising therefrom.

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MAORIS AT MOERAKI, Issue 15701, 15 January 1915

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MAORIS AT MOERAKI Issue 15701, 15 January 1915

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