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SUPREME COURT.

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I Nelson, August 24 After three days sit ing the oaee Weir v. Hornet and Craig, an eotkn for £2013 for fftlae Imprlsoomapt and malicious proseoatlon, waa oouoludeil this evening. The evidonoa on both ol(?ei wr,a vary voluminous and contradictory. The cans | arote oat of a theft of gold bearing nmrl from the tabs of the defendant Homer at Charleston. Tbo sand wasß'olou, end saba quently wsa discovered planted m a tab In conic den*e bach A watoh waa kept, and Weir wan seen to ooma to the p-aoa |md lift the tab to carry it away, whea Horaer end Craig oaooe oat of their ambash »nd hendcaff.-d him. Ha was taken to the Police Station and charged bafore the Resident M«glstrat , and the oasd waa dieutisßed. The present; oaee waa brought for damages, The jury, •ftet half an hour's o-meultialon, returned a verdict for the defendants, and bis Honor awarded ooots on the highest scale. Napier, August 27. The oflmlDal sesaluaa of ;the Supreme Court opened to-day before the Chief Justice. The following Is the calendar :— August Wegner, cattle stealing ; Joseph Roberts, laroeny ; John Henry Connor, burglary; Teopata, horse stealing ; Frederick ©oodall, horse stealing ; Makaore Waatu, wilful murder ; Wllllim Garrett, false protßnoes.

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SUPREME COURT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2210, 27 August 1889

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SUPREME COURT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2210, 27 August 1889

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