(Per Frees Association.) Supreme Court. Timaru, To-day.
At the Supreme Court this morning James Cunningham and James Gilchrist were indicted for larceny from a dwelling. Gilchrist was acquitted and Cunningham was sentenced to eight years’ penal servitude. On receiving his sentence the latter declared he had been twice sentenced by the same judge innocently. He thanked his Honor, and said he hoped Judge Johnston would live to sentence him a third time, when it would be for someBought up. Mr. R. Stausell, proprietor of the South Canterbury Time*,' hits purchased the Timaru Mceniny Telegraph. Assaulting CelestialsHcxedih, To-day. At the City Police Court a boy named Sheehan was fined 40s. and costs, or fourteen days’ imprisonment, failing immediate payment, for assaulting two Chinamen. DrownedA Miss Wilson was drowned at the Ocean Beach this afternoon. Mr. Kingston the proprietor of the Baths, who went in after her, unsuccessfully tried to rescue her, and was brought out insensible.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 222, 21 December 1880
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