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SUPREME COURT.

WELLb v.*MoOaLLUM. [bpeoial to "Guardian."] Oamaku, September 12. > The oase A. J). Wells v McCMlutn and 00. , was commenced m the Fupreme Court i to-day, before Mr Justioe Williams The , claim was for £1000 compensation for i breaoh of agreement. Sir R. Stout api peared for the plaintiff ; Mr Chapman, of i Dunedin, with Messrs Hislop and Creagh , Oamaru, for defendants. A! Bpeoial jury . of twelve waß empannelled. ; Ths evidence showed that plaintiff was ; engaged by letter In April last to act as ' manager at Oamaru foi defendants, at a > salary of £4 10* per weak, with a bonus 1 of 2£ per ojnt en the pr< fits and £75 to be 1 allowed to recoap the oost of his removal ] from Ashbarton to Oamara. The term ; of engagemeut was: 2J yeors. | The defendants tiUege that plaintiff j acted Incompetently m the management , of the Ashburton branoh; that sums 1 received, while having been paid Into tbe i firm's apooiiut. bad not been orealted.to . thn parties paying them ; also that plain* . tff misappropriated a private letter sent '.o Mr Sandoreon, the firm's then manager , at Oamatu, and sip nod "J.GR" Bo far only the evidence m chief of the . plaintiff has boon taken, and the charges , against him appear to have been oletrly > explained. Tho oroßsexamlnatlon follows I after the lonohoon adjournment.

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SUPREME COURT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2224, 12 September 1889

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SUPREME COURT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2224, 12 September 1889

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