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MAGISTERIAL.

ASHBPRTON-THURSDA.Y.

(Before Mr 0. A. Wray, R.M.)

OIY|I. OASES. Friedlander Bros, v D. Oairnoroeg, claim £21 19s 2J. — Judgment for amount and costa. Patriok acace v M. Graoe, claim £13 4i 6d.— Mr Wilding for plaintiff, Mr Purnell for defendant. P. Grace deposed that his brother made a contract for gorao cutting ; witness was not a partner m the contraot, but worked at wages for bis brother. Goods were got from Zandor'a and Oorrlgnn'a m bla name for the camp at his brother*! rnquoat. His brother only offered him £5 m settlement. —Jamoß IMtoitohan deposed that M. and Peter Graoe offered to give him £5 or £6 to pay Patrick Graoe with. Patrick Graoe reextrained by Mr Purnoll deposed thot at Maronnn his brother worked for bim on a gorae cutting contraot. The reason he did not oontraot for the Lowoliffe work himself was not beoause he had filed after the Maronan work wan done. The reason why he left off work at Lowoliffe was beoauee he took aiok. His brother gave him £2 for Qtorea, and with it he bought potatoes and onions, and a ticket for a consultation In Sydney —Mr Purnell opened his oaße at some lengh and called M. Graoe who gave evidence renptoting the contraot and stores In dispute. He offered £5 to hli brother m settlement as he was annoyed at what his brother had been saying. — Groan examined by Ms Wilding : The whole contract was for six miles, bat only £20 watt drawn on It. and a fresh agreement made. Iv all £98 was paid by Mr Inwood for all the work done,T=-R,e-examlnpd by Mr Purnell : Three miles contract for draining at Lqw< oHffa came to £20 ; the men were paid 20 j per week.-— Peter Graoe deposed that Patriok Graoe agreed to pay 22) 6d per week to himself and his brothers foe work at the oontraot. Patriok Graoe gave evidence an 4 Bald his brothers had no claim on him fpr the Maronan pontraot, They bad settled up for it Jong ago.' Counsel addressed the Court, and the R.M., after oommentino; on the unaatls factory natnre of the evldenoe, nonaplted Lh© plaintiff, eaoh party to pay their own josts. ■■'■•' The Court then ro»p.

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MAGISTERIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1885, 1 November 1888

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MAGISTERIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1885, 1 November 1888

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