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ASHBURTON-THURSDAY.

(Before Mr 0. A. Wray, R.M.) civil, oases. I Robinson v D. Cairncrosa, £2 63, on a judgment enmrnons. Mr Wilding for plaintiff. Judgment for the amount claimed to bo paid by 17th November, oc 7 days Imprisonment. A. Tamer v W Campbell, £8 13 3J;~ Mr Parnell for plaintiff, Mr Wilding for defendant. — The evidence being taken the tt.M. considered the caao one that should nevar have come to the Court, and gave judgment for the defendant with costs. Miller and Page v Jephion and Moore, £6 6 —Mr Puraell for plaintiffi, Mr Oathberteon for defendants. — Miller deposed that on 11th Ootober a oontraot web maie for fl x catting and tying at 63 per ton with a weok'a notice on either aide. They had two 'or three days work at WiTo-vby and then th 9 defendants shifted them to Merewether'a at Tlnwald, they were then knocked oft, aa men came from Ranglora, and they had no notloo from defend ana . The claim was for wages at 7s pec day for a week for three men. When they got the cheque or £6 10a, no notloe was given them, and it was not a settlement m fall.— Fredk. Page, George Page> and Jamoa Taylor, corroborated Miller's evidenoe as to the oontraot made. — Mr Oathbertaon called Mr Moore, who deposed that Miller and Oo struck for higher rates and a new arrangement was made, bnt with the dlstlnot agreement that they might be knocked f fl at a moments notloe. The two men at Willowby roaelved 27a m a week for cutting and tying. — OroßSex&miced by Mr Parnell — He had six months experience m fl»x mills, and his firm had constant troubles with the flix cat) era daring that time,— o. P. Jephaon gave evidence that Miller and Oo had agreed to cub for them at 6s per too, until mea were got from Rangiora to out and cart the flax to the mill, but no notice was arranged and It was impossible for Taylor to have heard the conversation with Miller and Oo — Cross-examined by Mr Parnell. ■—The cutters were not knocked off at any time through the. mill being overstocked with flax. He was positively certain no such agreement regarding notice had ever been made. — D. Oalrnorosa, engine driver, gave evldenca for the defenoo, and the R.M. decided that the notloa bad not been dearly proved, aod non«*alted the plaintiffs with usual costs* Tbo Oourt then rose.

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ASHBURTON-THURSDAY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1886, 2 November 1888

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ASHBURTON-THURSDAY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1886, 2 November 1888

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