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MAGISTERIAL.

ASHBCJRTON— THURSDAY.

(Before Mr 0. A. Wray, R.M.) crvrt cisES.

E. M. Goodwin v K. A. Kennedy claim £6 si. Mr Orlop for p'alntlff. The case for the plafntlff wai that Boma time •go be bought 1354 cheep at Golverden, and entered Into an agreement with de* fendant to drive the Bheep, and deliver tham at plaintiffs etatloo In good order and condition, lew a quntar per cent •Honed for lors on the way. The sheep were delivered on aocount of tne defendant by a man named Gordon, bat were 122 ■hort. P aintfff agreed to Gordon paying the ralue of the missing sheep, bat he had not done io although It appeared Gordon subsequently foond the sheep and ■old them. Plaintiff now sued for the ▼aloe of the sheep. — Defondant applied to hare the case h»ard In bis own district, JBlleimer?, or OnlrerJen where tbe con* tract was mad<>. bat as the delivery of tbe Bheep, regarding which the otuse of aation rose, took place In this district, the Magistrate held thtt the application could not be granted. — Tbe defendant maae a lengthy statement, bat did not set ap any tenable ground of defence. Judgment was accordingly given foa plaintiff with OOtt'.

Jas. MoMillan v Mrs W. Russell, claim £2 10 j. Mr Crisp for plaintiff, Mr Cntbbertson for defendant. Case adjourned for a fortnight. The Court then rose.

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MAGISTERIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2218, 5 September 1889

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MAGISTERIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2218, 5 September 1889

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