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The practice of "ragging” or subjecting to rough usage, newly-appoin-ted railway servants appears to prevail in some parts of New Zealand, and the Premier lately stated in the House that offenders would be severely dealt with. At Timaru on Monday six cleaners were charged with assaulting a new cleaner named Arthur Bray. They, denied the charge. The magistrate held it proved, but in view- of their small wages only fined them 40s each and costs. Failing to find a clue to the murderer of Emily Dimock in London, the police sought the aid of a clairvoyant, who, when in a trance, declared that the murderer was on his way, to Melbourne. The police have since arrested an artist named Woods, who was seen leaving the house on the morning of the murder. $ Thousands of pounds consumed annually. This is one big fact about i J. S. Baxter’s Choice . Hava Tea, This lea wins its way on merit, uniform quality, uniform price—ls 6d per lb ; 5 lb for 7s 6d ; 10 lb for 13s 9d. Give this tea a trial,-

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Southern Cross, Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 25, 12 October 1907

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Southern Cross Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 25, 12 October 1907