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Phil Robinson's divorce suit oime on again at the Law Courts on May 28, when Mra Robinson, as before, conducted her cose. a. good many curious peraone put m an nppoanmoe m the gallery this time, amongst othera a thickly veiled lady, com monly (but, I ahould imagine, inoorreotly) bolioved to be Phil's friend and patroness, Mrs Oornwell. Judge Butt advised Iflro Robinson to eeouro legal aid if she were anxious to get a deoreo y,i4 t but the lady said No ; all ahe wanted van a judicial separation and the ouatody of the children. The ilk-nt the Judge made no bonea about granting, ufter the steward and ate-war-deßß of the sb. Drummond Castle had proved a little amour of the festive Phil's on board that vessel two years back, Mr Porter (who appeared for Phil) opposed, however, Mra,^spn'a having the custody of the children. He read extracts from a dooument which stated that Mrs Kobinoon was a pereon of hawloidal and euioldal tendencies. She had been under medloal o»ro for burning her clothes and mutilating her hand. «'li this truo ?" aekod the Judge. * 'Yob," aald the woman dramatically, "fia B enh me mad with , morphia, and it has Uken me five Feara , to rooovor and work it off" Toe Judge j finiUy deolded that Mro itobinoon oould ( not h»vo ouatody of the children (who, tt i uaosplred, are at eohooi In France), but i ordered (;nat she should have free «Ddl ' te^aonable aoooss to them. I believe I ' told yon mmy last tbatth.3 notion of the ' New Zoalund Govoromtnt In appointlog j M«r Robinson an honorary ootnmisat(me( f \ at Paris Exbibltton baa been oauetldatly I QrliicUed In many qu»rt«i,4,«<Sb>.Jii 1

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THE AMOROUS WAR CORRESPONDENT, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2177, 19 July 1889

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THE AMOROUS WAR CORRESPONDENT Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2177, 19 July 1889

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