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(Before Mr O. A. Wray, R.M.) DRU.NKENNFBS Two Inebriates were eaoh fined 5a and costs or 24 hours m default. M. MoAvey, charged with belog drunk when In oba?ge of a horse and trap, was fined 20s and costs, and ordered to p*y •* 11« expen«ea or 7 days In default. Thrmas Daly, fsr disorderly conduot at Methven, was fined 10j or 48 hours m default. MAINTENANCE. B. A, Parkin v George Parkin for nia'n tenanoe. — Sergeant Felten stated that Faffkin was too drunk tn appear on last Court day. -Mrs Parkin gbVoevld^noe tn rapport of the olaim ; and It was agreed to sdjjurn the oase for one week. OB3CBH B L ANGUAO E . Ohss Houston wasoharged with having made use of bad language In a railway carriage. Defendant did not appear, and a warrant was granted for his arrest. CIVIL OASES. J. O Bell vD. Wilson and E G. Crisp. Mr Wilding applied for an adjournment, as a material witness was not present ; Mr Cuthbertson opposed. Case adjourned for one week.

Prootor and Co v C. Wellman olalm £1 6s. Judgment for amount olaimed and oosta by default. Mrs Toppln v G. Fox olalm £9 la 6d. Judgment for amonnt olaimed and oosts by default. P. and D. Danoan v Dmey, olatm £9 7s 7d aDd oosts 10a 51.— 1n this adjourned jadgment Bummons Mr Crisp gave evidence, tad the Const gave an order for the amount to be paid at once or is default twenty-one days imprisonment. Geo, Martin v Wo- Btraohan, olaim £3* —Mr Cathbertaon appeared for plaintiff •nd Mr Crisp for defendant. — G. Martin deposed that he wai engaged as plonghsnan at 20s per week and In oomeqaenoe of s dispute as to working on Sunday he was leaving and could not get bis mooey In full from Mr Btraohan — Mr Crisp opened the ease and called Mr Btrachan, who stated that the work In dispute only took about ten mitittes and it was necessary to be done to supply hone feed for the stabled hor»es. On Monday morning Martin .rotated to work acd wanted payment In fall for the two weeks' work done. W. A. Straohan stated that his father told Martin on the Sunday that he would give him a week's notice on Monday morning, and after the dispnte on the Monday morning, bis father wuuld not •How Martin to go to work, to work out the week's cotioe. — The R. M. gave j jadgment for £2 and costs, inoludlng £1 paid Into Oonrt. The Court then adjourned.

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MAGISTERIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2130, 9 May 1889

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MAGISTERIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2130, 9 May 1889