" Tlii"' it ; tlio )Mf:f-'( unsatisfactory ci>.') that ha.s over conn; before iiir." said M:' W. Kerr, f-'.M.. at \V;ni::niuii t:;r oflj-r-:-dav. iii report- to :i- rase where _\lberl :?. M.-'ukny stAl three Xatives for £32. hire of ta.s'ieahs. The claim stated that defendants, had nrdc.r<"d taxicabs on .seven different oerasioiiK to maki- visits to l'.-d----rwstuii North. A i h.auii't iu' in the cmploy of »>> 1 n-in* id" that mi one occasion when ':i Palmerst-on North one deiVndaul. had. ".dioutod" him .•> mot-onn" coat, paying £6 15s for it.. The dctVnro stated that ih > three defendants wo.ro joint owners, with 11 othprs, of a. Work of l;md. and the, tajicabr, had h-pon hi rod in theccniiwii interes l .. to r-eok- likely purrhar-ers. InvSon-suitinjr plaintiff, thr M.-cjstraf e said Maoris dearly loved motor cars. Thrio had boon several raws of laio, and he roukl nor, understand how t.'.xicab owners did. Eiu-h precarious butiness. as in many cafes the Natives wore in indigent, circum-s-tancos. "Well, my dear," said a. piim maiden jiunt. to her nephew just home from .school, '•what have yon decid-.d to take up?" "1 haw recidwl "to take up Pictish/' he replied. " Pictish '!" .said his p'.iz/lrd .->init. "Why Pictish"r" "Only a few wards of it are known!'' said ha.
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