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(per prebu association.) Auckland, Deoembet 12. Tbe cue of Mrs Maty Davif a occupied the attention of the Supreme Court today. The prisoner was originally oharged with the attempted murder of her husband at Thames, but the Grand Jury brought In a true bill for unlawfully wounding only, »nd on the latter ehtrgo • verdiot of gtllty was returned with a recommendation to mercy, on account of provocation. Sentence was deferred. Auckland, Deoember 13. Mrs Davles, for uulajrfally- wounding her husband at the Thames, w»s sentenced to three months' imprisonment . lirvßßOAßaiiL December 13 Elizabeth Charlotte Allen, aliat Pbfltnister, alias See Que, who has been living with • Oblosmsn at Beand Hill, wss charged at the Supreme Court with the manslaughter of her infant ohlld. Aooured drank frequently, leaving the ohlld for long Intamlt without toad* . Tbe mediosl evidence showed that death rnsnlted from starvation, A Chinese wltoois said tho child was ailing and refused nourishment. A verdiot of " Guilty " was returned and the prisoner was sentenced to four years.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2012, 13 December 1888

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SUPREME COURT Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2012, 13 December 1888