RESIDENT MAGISTATE’S COURT.
(Before Mr J. Beswick, R.M.) : Drunkenness. Two first offenders", were fined 10s each.—Ellen Adams, for being drunk in a public place, and. for vagrancy, was sent to gaol for three ■ - months with hard labor,.. The accused,. ~ Who had lately arrived frbm:Dunedm,jan».l:i had taken up her abode in the Ashburton river-bad, acknowledged to hayingr hada number of previous; afready recorded against her. . .UJ r Vagrancy. —Jbs. Mitchell Was brbughft ■ up charged with haying no means' of support. For this offence hd was sent to gaol for one month With hard labor.
Breach of the Bokough Bylaws.- , S. W. Alcorn was charged on four .informations with obstructing the footpath with goods. His Worship dismissed the ' cases. J
; CIVIL C ASE. C. Connor v. W. Sutherland—Claim, LIOO. —Mr Wilding for thefplaintiff ;’IMr Branson for the defendant,— This was clajim for clearing aquAiitityof flax land. was a mass of evidence taken/ and the case was proceeding when we went to press. '.- r
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RESIDENT MAGISTATE’S COURT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 502, 7 December 1881
RESIDENT MAGISTATE’S COURT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 502, 7 December 1881
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