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MAGISTERIAL.

ASHBURTOa— THURSDAY. (Before Mr O, A. Wrey, R.M.) 01UIITT TO HOBBIS. Mark Bsllsnce was oharged with having ernell} llltreated two faonei by leaving tbem without sofficlent shelter. Tbe peliea mid thai they foand tbe horses abont ns-l-paat oue o'olook on a bitterly cold morning tied to a rad. They were suffering much from tbe exposure and tbey wste taken to a livery stable. — Tbs Magistrate osut.on.x_ tha defendant and ordered him to pay the ebages for stabling IQ'. BOBBIS AT LABOX. •f, Mclo.jre aud W. J. Anderson were •barged with having allowed horses to wacoer at large. The oases were trivial and a nominal penalty of ls and ooata .WM litfiloted. A DAHGBBOUB PBAOTIOI. , B.Harrold, a youth, wre charged with having driven a veh cle across a railway level crotslog when sn e_glne*was within • quarter of a mile . Tbe faots of the oase van that the defendant drove over tht crossing near the engine shed when •a engine was olose at hand. The engine ran into tbe trap and smashed the •haft, axle and oni of Me wheela but defendant managed to escape unhurt.— Defendant pleaded tbat his eyesight was weak and be oonld not see the engine. He did not hear the whistle.— The polioe ■aid that tbey were satisfied that defsndent did not Intend committing any offence.— The Magistrate dtemUied tbe •aaa with a caution, adviiing defendant to kepp a sharper look om In future. IHI EOXBUBOH WAIFS.* c John Rogers was called upon to show oause why he ihould not contribute towards the support of his Aye children now In Bt Mary's Industrial Home at Nelaun — Defendant said tbat his farm was mortgaged and that he waa m poor olronmatatoea—Bergt. Felton said that a short time ago ha arrested aocosed who said he was In a position to give blm a oheqaa for more money than be (the Sergt.), ever bad seen In his life, and that he oould bay op aU hit neighbours. Rogers had the reputation of being grat-piop and avaricious and it wu supposed he w_s m good elc •omstaneea— Defendant on oath aaid he was not ln a position to pay 35s a week. Hla laaa was mortgaged and ho was tfoosidarably m debt. Defendant told a |pog atory'and the Magistrate aald that It waa evldetti he did not want to pay anything, and it wonld be well for him io sod*. stand. tbat If be neglfotod tO pay ha wonld bave to go Id gaol.— An order for the payment of £1 par week was wait. XOBSK WANDBBZN*. Mathew Bptncer, charged with having •Uowed a horse to wander at large, wss { fined 5i and oosts. CIVIL CASES. J. Moiion v -dcOulnneas, claim 6j. Judgment for pit ln tiff by default J. Orr aod Oo vH. W. B.rrett, claim ! £1 2« 6 1. Mr Oathbertion for defendant. The claim waa for goods alleged to have | been supplied, and tbe defenoe was tbat thty had never been supplied to defendant, and bad been oharged to blm ln error. Plaintiff was nonsuited. The Oonrt then rose.

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MAGISTERIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2153, 20 June 1889

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MAGISTERIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2153, 20 June 1889

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