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[per pkess association.] Vimara Jcilbiirgrlt «Fu»tlc«. Ti'maru, April 19. Judge Ward gave judgment to-day in the case of Bishop v Ackroyd, in which the jury gave £40 damages for wrongful imprisonment for debt. It was urged for the defendant that the imprisonment was the act of a bench of Justices, and therefore defendant was not liable. The Judge held that the processes of Court were all irregular, and affirmed the verdict of t.h_o jury with costs. Leave was given to ' appeal, This was the case in which the two Justices issued a first summons, a judgment summons, and an order for commitment, all within a few hours. £Pi.<tlDtiAH4>Cl. Dunedin, April 19. The charge against Mary McNaught, of stabbing John Hunter with a \ tomahawk, has been dismissed. '' v lio lEmilitt J N ,,,^...^r—T. V—-1 1.9. ■Green, Cummi 1 ■-•■■ .'M ■'-, "..-survivors of the wi , ' ii: ."■ , are'" doing well in the hospital. Meek is worse than the others, and probably will not be abl^ to use his feet for a month or six weeks, 1£ C-rpen and Gumming are sufficiently recovered a n/iflpjcal inquiry will be held on Wprlr>(T-'!n \ Ffs'i-i-wi'sriy.l The town .-,■!;■"!• i«l/yii have rbeen closed since Easter, owing lo the existence of various ailments, will be re-opened on Monday. Diphtheria is still prevalent.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2405, 19 April 1890

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2405, 19 April 1890

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