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THE NORTON LIBEL CASE.

HAYNES' CHARGES SUBSTAN- ' TIATED. SENSATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS ANTICIPATED. Sydney, October 6. In the case brought by John Norton against Mr Haynes, proprietor of the Sydney Newsletter, the jury was locked up for 17 hours. By agreement it was arranged that a majority verdict should be delivered. The jury found that the Haynes charges were substantiated as follows ; Wife beating, unanimously; that he became possessed of the Truth newspaper by fraudulent means, nine to three; blackmailing, ten to two; incitement to crime, nine to three; Grohn's death, ten to two. The Judge, addressing Haynes : " You are acquitted." October 7. Sensational developments in connection with the Nprton case are expected to-morrow. The Attorneygeneral is perusing the depositions, and Mr Haynes (proprietor of the Newsletter) also contemplates taking steps independently of the Crown. The body of Grohn has been exhumed. The authorities are very reticent, but it is understood that a medical examination has disclosed that there was no fracture of his skull.

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THE NORTON LIBEL CASE., Tuapeka Times, Volume XXXVIII, Issue 5407, 10 October 1906

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THE NORTON LIBEL CASE. Tuapeka Times, Volume XXXVIII, Issue 5407, 10 October 1906

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