Default

Default

Default

Default

This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

RESIDENT MAGISTRATES COURT.

To-Day. (Before Mr. Nugent Wood, Dr. Trevor, and the Mayor, J.P.’s) civil CASES. Mount Somers Road Board v. Strothers. Claim, Ll 4 ss. Thomas Strothers, of Ashburton, had been summoned, instead ol Mr. Strothers, of Mason and Strothers, and the case of course fell through, and was dismissed without costs. Same v. Roddick.—Claim, 19s. 6d. Judgment for amount, with 19s. costs. Same v. Sawtell and Strothers, trustees in estate of Richard Morgan.—Claim, LI ss. 6d. Judgment for amount, with Bs. costs. Trustees of Ward v. Wadman.—Claim, LI ISs. 2d. Defendant appeared in person, and pleaded that the account had been informally rendered. Judgment for amount, with costs 4s. Spencer v. J. Jackson.—Claim L 7 10s., for carting 1201 bushels seed, at l£d. per bushel. Judgment for amount, with 7s. costs. Nealas v. Smith and Strothers.—Claim L 3 6d. For plaintiff Mr. O’Reilly, for defendant Mr. Ireland.

M. Nealas said that twice Struthcrs came to him and got a pair of boots for himself, telling witness to charge them to his boss. A third time Strothers came and got a pair for Smith, which he now wears. Smith confesses to the boots, but denies that Strutbers had any authority to obtain them.

Mr. Ireland contended that the'defen-' dants were not in partnership, and even if they were, one partner could not be sued for boots got by the other. By Mr. Ireland—l ewe Strothers some money—a small account. His Worship said there was no partnership existing between the two defendants, and. non-suited plaintiff. Nealas v. Young—Claim 11s. Mr. O’Reilly for plaintiff. This was a dispute about the price of boot soling etc., defenfendant contending that plaintiff agreed to do the work at Bs. 6d., and plaintiff denying any agreement. Judgment was given for Bs. 6d. paid into Court. Costs, 3s. to be paid by plaintiff, and 4s. by defendant.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item
Bibliographic details
Word Count
311

RESIDENT MAGISTRATES COURT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 190, 12 November 1880

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working