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In the Auckland Magistrate's Court Henare Kailian sued Mere Pa ora for the. possession of a block of greenstone weighing 1751b, and of an estimated value of £IOO. it had been in the possession of the defendant and her father for a great many years. it, had been presented to another -Maori chief and ultimately re turned at the time of the visit of HALS. New Zealand to Auckland. Merc Pa ora presented tho block of greenstone to Captain Halsey. The plaintiff thou claimed tho greenstone, and notice was given to Captain Halsey. It was then arranged to leave the greenstone in the possession of the Mayor of Auckland. Kaihau claimed that ho left the stone in the hands of Paora Tuhauore (defendant’s father, now deceased) for safe keeping. Judgment was given for the defendant with costs. The stone will now be .sent to Captain Halsey. Sweet Girl : “What do the papers mean when they talk about a womanly woman?'’ Racbclor: “They mean one who knows how to cook properly !”

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Evening Star, Issue 15707, 22 January 1915

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Evening Star, Issue 15707, 22 January 1915

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