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A WILL CASE.

IPS* FkESS AftSOCIATIOK.] Dvvedui, Maroh 21. A will ease, Windmill v Galiie and others, has been commenced at the Supreme Court and will probably last three week*. The evidence consisting mainly of oH Identities, ranges from 1849 to 1878, and there are nearly a hundred witnesses, dote on £10,000 Ib Involved, one of the properties effected bstag Watson's Hotel Gallic wm • blaokimlth of litigious disposition, and on one occasion gained notoriety through refusing to pay rates, the local authorities befog compelled to distrain. He was ooufiued m a Lunatic Aeylam f of nearly s couple of months m 1875. Hb eldest daughter married j Lodford, oomposltor. now of Wellington, Mrs Lodford died through an accident, landlord then married Lydla, the second daughter, but it is alleged Oallie was Incensed thereat, not knowing there bad been a> marriage and the legislature did not legalise it for years •ftet bis death. Another daughter who ts the the actual plaintiff married Windmill last year bat reoently died m child birth. Mrs Ladford and the representatives of Mrs Windmill's ohildren are contesting (he will made m 1875 which leaves everything absolutely to the wife who Is supported by the rest of the family. Tbe defendants having elected to p-oponnd, will begin the osse and are represented by lit F. Ohspman, Mr Eraser being oo the Other side. Borne Interesting disclosures era anticipated daring the progress of the *rM.

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A WILL CASE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2093, 21 March 1889

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A WILL CASE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2093, 21 March 1889

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