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THE TIMARU RIOTERS.

Sentence of the Prisoners.

[By Telegraph.}

(From our own Correspondent.) ; . ; Tim aru, ,To-day. : Thomas Driscoll, Jeremiah Towers, Patrick O’Shea,: Patrick O’Connor, John Denihy, and Maurice Moynahan, who were co.lvicted -at the District Court about ten months ago of rioting, on Boxing Da'y,r : B79, appeared before Judge Ward to-day for sentence. Mr. Stout, counsel lor the defence, called p number of witnesses to character, ir.J

eluding Messrs. Wakefield and Turnbull, M.H.R.’s. The Judge said he should take into consideration the long time that had elapsed since the,, trial,; and the fact that an Orange procession had since been held without molestation. O’Driscoll, having promoted the disturbance by his Jetterf was' fined Lioo. The others were required to enter into their own recognisances to appear for sentence. His Honor’s concluding exordium was—“ One word before you go—Sin no more,'lest a worse thing come to you.”

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 243, 15 January 1881

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THE TIMARU RIOTERS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 243, 15 January 1881

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