RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT.
* ; , ASHBURTON— To-Day. [ (Before Mr J. Beswiok, R.U.) Drunkenness.— An inebriate was fined j 10a. Malicious Injury tq Property.— William Donnelly was charged with malicious injury to property.—lt appeared ' that the defendant alepf last'-night at f Lucas’ hoarding-house, and had a call of i nature during the night. Tbe. damage E done was to the bed... Ten shillings 1 would cover it.—Mrs. Lucas having given * evidence to the above effect, the defendant said he remembered nothing of what had occurred.—His Worship - pifielSd the damage to be made gobd by the defen- . dant, and sentenced him to fourteen days’ ’ imprisonment, with hard labor. A. W. WoßTmNGroN's Cask.— His ( Worship gave his decision >in this case, r and remarked that he had carefully con- . sidered the various sections of the Act, and could not see- his’ way to strike Mr Worthington off the rolL The case would therefore be dismissed,: i without COStS. V , ;. f rf . ;i ,. r A Dangerous Expkrmknx,--L Bowman was charged with bringing a traction engine over the lUkaia bridge without extinguishing the fire, Adjourned to this day week. civil, CASES. In the following oases judgment was given for the plaintiff with posts :—Longbeach Road Board v A. Bennett —4s 7d. M. Sullivan v J. Schaper—L6. Reid and Gray vG. Johnson —L 8 12s Bd. Clerk to Bench v J. Morissey—Bs. Judgment summonses—G. J. Martin v P. Cane—Ls 7s 6dL Defendant ordered to pay amount and costs, on Ist March, 1882, in default one months’ imprisonment. Orr and Co. vJ. McLaughlin.— Defendant ordered to pay 10a a week, or in default two months’ imprisonment Chairman - Ashburton County Council v J. Williams—L9 4a. Defendant ordered to pay Ll per week, or four weeks’ imprisonment in default. The Court then rose. '■ li'iii./i'l edh
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RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 505, 30 November 1881
RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 505, 30 November 1881
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