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ABHBORTON— THURSDAY. (Before Mr 0. A. Wray, R.M.) MAINTENANCE. George Parkin wai charged by Lis wife, Elzibeth Ann Parkta, with fating to comply with an order of the Oourt, o«lllng on him to pay a certain anm weekly towards the maintenance of his wife and family — Mr Orlap appeared for oomElalnant, Mr Wilding for defendant. — defendant on being oalled did not appear. — It km stated that defendant had slnoe the order was made m November got Into arrears In his payments to the extent of £19 —After argument between oonniel the Magistrate said that if the arrears were Dot paid, or some satisfactory ar* rangement made for their payment, before next Oourt day tbe defendant would have to go to gaol for three months. DOG BIGISTRATIOK AOT. For falling to register dogs the following owners were fined 10s : — 0. Primmer, J. L. Brown, G. Vlooent, W. Simpson, J. Mile*, H. W. Barrett (2), H. W. Dogget, J. Jones (2), A. Eagleton, L. Pass, B. Batler, E. G. OrUp, R. MoOwen (2), J. Malford, W. G. Wallace. A couple of other case were adjourned. DBONKEKNEB3? B, Gallagher, for having been drunk while In oharge of a horse and cart was fined 20a and costs. OIVIL OASES. W. Bjylln v W. Judd, jadgment summons £3 9s sd. Order made for Immediate payment, m default 14 days imprison mint J, Orr *nd 00. v Gastavus Fox, jadgment summons £5 2s 6d. Order made for payment within a month, In default 14 days Imprisonment. J. 0. Bell v D. Wilson and another, olalm 810 4». Mr Outhbertson for the plilPtlff. Mr Wilding (or difeodiot, Tht n

facts of this esse, which has been before the Court on several oooasions, were that defendant sold oartaln goods belonging to one Graham under a bill of sale. There was a surplus remaining over from the sale, which was paid to Qe sham's landlord v and Graham soon after going through the B»nkruptoy Oonrt, the Deputy Offioa' Assignee sought to reoovßr this surplus— whioh he alleged was Improperly paid away — for the benefit of the general body of oredltors In Graham's estate. Mr Orlsp was joined In tbe defecoa at previous hearings, but the Magistrate ruled that he was not llab'e to the plaintiff and ordered a nonsuit. The Assignee was now proceeding against Mr D. Wilson.— After evldenoe had been token tbe Magistrate reserved his decision. Pyne and Co v W. Taylor, olalm £45 Evldenoe was taken on commission m this case, it beiug one before tbe Oourt at Chrlstohuroh; The Oourt then roae. mmm—mm—mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

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MAGISTERIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2136, 16 May 1889

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MAGISTERIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2136, 16 May 1889