Mataura Ensign, Volume 17, 17 August 1894, Page 6
WYNDHAM. Wednesday, August 15, 1894. (Before C. E. Rawson, Esq., S.M.) CIVIL CASES. In the following cases, all undefended, Mr Harvey (lovercargilll) appeared for plaintiffs, and judgment went by default :—Wm. Blair v. J. Shirley, Ll3 6*, costs 25s 6 i j James Collins v. Same, L 7 5s Id, costs 18* 61 ; J. Spence v. Same, L 9 6s Id, costs ltii 61; Gr. Brcmner v. Same, Ll7 6* Id, costs 25* 6i. APPLICATION FOR MAINTENANCE. B. Atticood v. M. Thomas— Refusal to support an illegitimate child. Mr Harvey for the informant, who said she had received no moneys for the support of the child. It had been decided by the Supreme Court that defendant was the father, and an action for damages for seduction was successful. The mother ! of plaintiff gave evidence regarding ad| missions and promises by defendant, who t wanted to marry the girl, but she refused. Sundry expenses had been incurred. The defendant was a small freeholder, residing near Fortrose. Order made for the payment of LlO costs of confinement, also 7s 6i per week, for 14 years, first payment to be made on the 22ad inst. Costs against defendant j were assessed at L 3 2s.