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(Before 'Mr 0. A. Wmy, 8.M.) DROWKISNNESS. I G. Parkin was fined 10j or 48 houra, | A first offender, who h<td had a " bit of a ?pr<;e ; bat waa allright now," waa fined 10* with the nanal alternative. MAISTENANCE, G. Parkin was ohargod with failing to provide for the 'support of hia w!fo, 'fltlzibath Ana Parkin— Mr Orlop appeared for the informant — The defendant sgreod aoon throe montha ago to pay £1 I a week for tho support of his wife an;i family of B>x children, bat he h*d only paid £22 10j altogother, and had giveu nothing alnoo the begiaalng of Jano — The defendant made a lengthy at atemaDt — Th& Magistrate characterised the oondnot of defendant aa most dlspracofQl. He had failed to give anything for his wife's bopport alnoa Jaao, bathe^had since then been more than onceoonvloted of drunkenneeß. He riobly merited to be oont to gaol for six months, The Be r ch would order the payment of £1 a week. OIVIIi OA.SES, Mary Tlrarao v J. O'Mean, olalm— £lo 7s 61.— Judgment by dafaalt Peter Ghraoi v Jas. MoOrohan, claim — £6 17a 4d, for work and labor done; — A set-off foe £7 1* was pat m by defendant. ' — Mr Parnell for plaintiff, Mr dayton for defendant.— Thia oibo, which was of no general interest, lasted ooma hours, a nombar of wltnoßses b&ing examined on eaoh aide.— The Magistrate m giving jadgment mada a very pointed allusion to the contradictory evidenoe that had been given. —Judgment for plaintiff for £1 163 and coats of Oourii- • •-•-■ The Oourb thea roße.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1991, 8 November 1888

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ASHBURTON—THURSDAY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1991, 8 November 1888