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From: Elaine Mattsen <>
Subject: [HB-PB] HBH July 31st 1883 bits.doc
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2003 18:56:25 +1300
HBH July 31st 1883 bits
Sam WYLIE, a gumdigger, was drowned today at Kaihu by falling out of a punt. He was a half caste Indian, a native of Calcutta.
Andrew M ALLEN, aged 23, an employee of Messrs COUSINS and ATKINS, coach builders, is supposed to have committed suicide. His hat was found near the dock, containing a letter addressed "care of M W ALLAN, St Kilda, Dunedin." He visited the Queen's Head Hotel, where he met a young lady, with whom he took a walk, returning at 11. He presented her with a bracelet, saying she would probably never see him again.
Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday, before Captain PREECE.
Alice GREENING was charged with vagrancy, but the police did not press the charge, stating there was a man in the court who would take her out of town if discharged.
Michael HYLAND charged with committing a breach of the Borough bye-laws act in having a fire in the open air, otherwise than in a properly constructed fire-place. Mr LOGAN appeared for the prosecution.
Frank HIGGINS, George HOBBS, and John OWENS charged with driving(on a horse)
around the corners of the streets otherwise than at a walking pace.
Richard SMAIL charged with leaving a cart in Carlyle street.
Mr Robert PETTIT was at the Horse Bazaar yesterday morning where he completely subdued an unbroken spirited filly who submitted to being mounted and ridden quietly around the yard.
Professor LICHTWARK, horse tamer and trainer, will deliver free lectures.
At the Annual meeting of the Jockey Club tonight 75 pound was voted to the late handicapper Mr HATELY, in recognition of 10 years' services, and Mr J O EVETT of Napier was appointed in his stead.
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