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AS aBURTON— THURSDAY. (Before Mr O. A. Wray, R.M.) * CIVIL OASES. W. 8. Peter v Todd, claim £10.— Mr Oriap f.jr plaintiff, Mr Wilding for defendant.—The olaim was for damages for trespass, and for the value of a hot removed from certain land belonging to* plaintiff and which was let foe oropping to defendant, Jfor the defence It waa set out that tbe hat had been ereoted, with right of removal, by a former tentnt, who had parted with hisri«htfor a money ooasiderati m to defendant. Tha casa was adjourned for the production of a letter having an important bearing on the case. J. Orr v R. Patterson and K. Galloway, claim £10,— -Mr Purneil for plaintiff, Mr Jaygill for defendants — The olaim was for damage done to a plate glass window m plaintiff s shop by lb.e defendants It was alleged thai the defendants were "lark ing " m front of ihe window, and Patterson lost hia baUnce and fell through the window — The defence was that PiitterßQU, who was lame, struck bis foot agaiost a jar woich was outsjie the shop and on tho pavement. The oonsiquence was that Patteraon tripped aod fell, and Galloway olatched at him trying to save him, but was unable to do so The dof ence therefore alle^d that the accident wus the result of tha negligence of tho plaintiff m leaving the jar on the foot-* path.— The Magistrate said that the weight of evidence was m favor of the plaintiff, and he gave judgment for the amount, claimed and costs. Tbe Court then roee.

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MAGISIERIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2165, 5 July 1889

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MAGISIERIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2165, 5 July 1889

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