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MAGISTERIAL.

ASHBORTON— THURSDAY.

(Before Mr O. A. Wray, R.M.) SitTTING FIBS TO GRASS, Four Bmall lads were charged with setting fire to. eorae tntiock grass near the Old Men's Home. The boys had been pnaishei by their parents, and the Magistrate lot thnm off with a oaution. CIVIL OABES. R. Mclniyre and John Small v W. Doherty, claim £64 4a for rent, Mr Wilding for plaintiffs Defendant refused to pay the rent on the ground that tho Sydenham Borough Oounoil, the owners of tho land m question, had refused to recognise him as tenant Tha. laud was originally louaed by plalnkiffa and sub-lot to defendant. Defendant had intimated his intention of pivmg up his leise, but this tho plaintiffs objected to. J udgmunt waflßivea for plaintiffs. Jones v Par ham, olaim £17 10b . Mr Outbbertson for plaintiff, Mr Oriep for defendant The defenoe was that o'noa the debt (in»ereet on a mortgage) was incurred, defendant had become bankrupt and reoeived bin discharge,— R. Wilkln, as acent for plaintiff, gave evidenoe that he had received no notice of the bankruptoy —Defendant stated that he had sold the property over whioh the mortgage , was h"ld to hla brother, and that since | that time he had ps id no interest himße'.f nr authorised anyone to do bo on bis J behalf. He hail sold the property Biz yeara ago, and beoame a bankrupt four years ago. He applied for his discharge whioh was granted, but he bad not taken out the document showing this. The faot of the disoharge being granted Mr Orijp sought to establish by the Judge s note book.— Mr Outhbertson submitted that suoo evidence could not be rooeived, bu f . (he Maeintrate admitted it. Plaintiff was nonxuited- . Totty Brothers v 3, Norneh, olaim £4 63 3d. Mr Outhbertson for plaintiff, Mr Crisp for defendant. A Bet off was put m. Judgment was given for plaintiff for tho full amount olaimed and coßte. Totty Bro here v H. G. Moore, claim £15 12a. Mr Cuthbertaon for plaintiff, Mr Oricp for defendant. Judgment for plaintiff for £4 13s and coata. John 801 l v Japhson and Moore, claim £14 10a f tSt Pqrnell for plaintiff, Mr Orl*p f"t defendants. Tbe claim was for native flux Buppltad by plaintiff to defendant*, who are fl»x millera. Portion of tbe fhx was delivered at Rangltata railway station at 17s 6d pot ion, and the balanoe at defendant*' mill at Tinwald At £1 per ton. The fltx, plaintiff averred, was of gnod qaallty Defendants had paid the sum of £6 13s into Court as full value for the flax received. The agreement with plaintiff w»s that he should bo paid aooording to tho quality of the flax he mpplind, the price for tbe best quality only, befog £1 pev ton. Defendant did not supply the best eralfty of flix, s quantity of rubbish RP^ng included, neltber did he supply tbe weights be claimed to htvo done— A quaetity of evidenoe was taken on both aides, when, owing to the EiM. having to leave for Timaru the dnse wan adjourned till next Oourk d«y,

The best Remedy for Indigestion.— Norton*s Camomilk Pills arp confidently recommended as a simple remedy for indigestion, which is the cause of nearly all the diseases to which we are subject. Nor to Pills, with justice called the "nature's strengthener of the human stomach." ast as a powerful tonic and gentle aperient, are mild m their operation, and safe under any circumstances. Sold m bottles at is 1 %d, 2s ad, byjall medicine vendor throughout the world J^ea(:ing ? s Cough Lozenges cure Coughs Asthma, Bronchitis, Medical testimony state that no other medicine is so effectual m the cure of these dangerous maladies. One Lozenge alpne gives ease, one or two at any time ensures re6t, For relieving difficulty m breathing they are invaluable. They contain no opium nor snv violent drug, Sold byali f

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MAGISTERIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2225, 13 September 1889

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MAGISTERIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2225, 13 September 1889

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