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Subject: [HB-PB] HBH Feb 17 1888 Press Ass.doc
Date: Sun, 29 Feb 2004 19:53:39 +1300
HBH Feb 17 1888 Press Ass
As the cost of the litigation in the matter of the Kaikorai school dispute will foot up about 130 the committee are making an appeal to the friends of education to give them material assistance.
John HEALEY, an ex-policeman, has been committed for trial on a charge of alleged forgery at Eketahuna.
A fatal accident occurred near Cambridge terrace this afternoon by which a young man named David SULLIVAN, a carter, in the employ of Mr DALEY, a contractor, lost his life. SULLIVAN was driving a cart loaded with earth down a hill, and it is supposed that he stumbled and a wheel of the cart passed over his head.
The accident was not observed by anyone, but SULLIVAN was found lying on the road quite dead.
At the city licensing election today the three temperance candidates were at the bottom of the poll. Four of the old members, and Mr EVERETT in place of Mr JACKSON, were returned.
Judge BROAD has now published a second edition of his "Digest of Supreme Court Cases."
Mr W H PERYMAN has given notice of motion for rescinding the clause reducing the school Inspectors.
Suspicions of foul play have arisen in reference to the death of Robert WALLACE. It is stated that he was thrown down in a scuffle at a hotel at Sheffield and was kicked when on the ground. An inquest was opened today, but was adjourned for a week to procure evidence.
Mr J HOLLIS, one of the oldest officers in the telegraph department, died last night. He was at one time officer in charge at Timaru, and was very widely respected. He had been 17 years in the service.
Joseph MANNING was charged at the Police Court today with being in possession of three gallons of whisky on which duty had not been paid. The Collector of Customs had tried to induce MANNING to say where the whisky came from but he refused.
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