RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT.
Tuesday, April 27. (Before Mr. F. Guinness, R.M.) CIVIL CASES. Mutch v. Hudson.—Claim L 4. Judgment for plaintiff, by default, with costs ss, Mutch v. Dudley.—Claim Lo. Judgment for plaintiff, by default, with costs 65.. Arnold v. Gardiner. —Claim L 6 ss. 6d. Judgment for plaintiff, by default. James v. Leggett.—Claim L3O 10s. Adjourned for a week. Duffy v. Smith.—Claim L 24 13s. Mr. Branson for plaintiff. Judgment for plaintiff, with costs L 5 ss. Lacey v. Baldwin.—Claim L 43. Mr. O’Reilly for plaintiff, Mr. Branson for defendant. This was an action to recover money, which it was alleged had been lent by' the plaintiff to the defendant at a time when the latter was in financial difficulties. It was contended by Mr. Branson that the action was one in which partnership matters were involved, and therefore his Worship had no jurisdiction. The Bench concurred in this view, and Mr. O'Reilly accepted a nonsuit with costs L2 2s. . The Court then adjourned.
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RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 93, 29 April 1880
RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 93, 29 April 1880
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