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ashburtonltb drsday. (Before Mr O. A. Wray R.M.) CIVIL CA3BB. W. Baylls v Q. Hellngford, olalm £1 8s 4d. Judgment for amount claimed and posts , 1C W » Biylls v John Smltbers, claim It}* sd, Judgment for plaintiff by def*ult for the amount oUimed and coats. W. Brooking v Thos Hooper, claim £3 S?.\. Mr - Oalhb "Hon for plaintiff, Me Wilding for defendant. The olalm was for the maintenance of a child, the plaintiff alleging that on Sapfc. 29, be entered Into an agreement with Hooper to keep the latter's lllogltlmate ohlld for the ■am of 63 per week. Hooper had paid two Instalments. Iv answer to Mr Wilding the plaintiff admitted havlDg scon aa agreement by which a man n»ma£ Dal by undertook to adopt the child and release Hooper cf all liability. The agreement la question was produoad by Mr Wilding and handed lo to the Court t — The defendant, Thos Hooper said thtu he was the fa her of the ohlld la question. A.n order had been made against him by tho Obrhtohuroh Court to pay 10j a week towards the maintenance of the ohild. IJe failed la some payments and was Imprisoned In consequence When be was released the Dal leys agreed, In consequence of his Inability to maintain tbe ohlld, to adopt It, and a formal agreement was drawn up, »n<i duly signed, He made po arraDgbment with B ooklng to keep the ohlld, tbe arrangement was between Brooking and Dalley. He was present when tbe arrangement was made. — Judgment for plaintiff for the amount claimed and costs. DISOBEYING AN OB»BR, Geo. Parkin was chirged with having dlaobeyod an order of the Court adjudging him to pay the earn of £1 a week tovards the Eupport of his wife and family. The defendant did not appear. The case was adjourned for a week so that enquiries might b.; lostltjted as to defendant's me»ns of satisfying the order. The Court then rase.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2045, 24 January 1889

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MAGISTERIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2045, 24 January 1889