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* ASHBURTON— Feidav, Jan. 27. (Before Mr. F. Guinness, R.M.) DKUNKENNESS. Alexander M'Donald and Michael Ryan were charged with being drunk and disorderly, and were fined 10s. each. Mary Weistead, an old offender, was sent to hard labor for three months on the same charge. OBSCENE LANGUAGE. Henry O’Rielly, for using obscene language in a public place, was fined 20s. and costs. DELVING CATTLE ACEOSS TEE KAIL WAT _ _ LINE. Jas. charged with'driving cattle across line, at a place other than a pVbper crossing. Mr. Purnell, for defendant, pleaded guilty, but asked to have the evidence taken. After this was done, his Worship dismissed the information on the ground (as pointed out by Mr. Purnell) that the information was wrongly laid. His Worship wished to caution the public against the practice, as being one of great danger to the travelling portion of the community, independent of - the damage caused to the permanent way. CIVIL CASES. Mclntyre v. Spring. - -No appearance for defendant. Judgment for amount, LlO ss. and costs.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 55, 31 January 1880

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RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 55, 31 January 1880