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MAGISTERIAL.

ASHBURTON-FRIDAY.

[Before Messrs Alfred Harrison and H. T. Winter, J.P.'s] DRUNKENNESS AND ASSAULT. James Gill was charged with having been drunk in Cameron street, and with having assaulted George Cox. Prisoner pleaded guilty to the assault, but denied the drunkenness. Constable McGill proved the arrest of prisoner, and said he had been sponging drink for the last fortnight. George Cox said that on the previous "jiight he had been at Henry's Hotel. The prisoner was there and spoke to witness, and afterwards went down to the Royal with him. Shouted a beer for prisoner there. Left the Royal and went towards Timmo's boarding-house to get a bed. Prisoner followed, and witness not wishing to be followed by him, asked him not to follow him as witness knew his way about well enough. Prisoner then knocked him down and mauled him about. Seeing a policeman afterwards—Constable McGill—he made a complaint to him, and prisoner was arrested. Constable Fitzgerald said the prisoner was drunk when brought to the station. The' Bench said there was a long record against prisoner, mostly cases of riotous condui-' im-1 i-.--ir-tir.r' tho -police. ITe would bo (•■■■■i ; iV> i "»r<i iii-'!p.i:.vtl on the complaint of drunkenness, but for the unprovoked assault lie would bo sent to prison for a month, to enable him to recover from the effects of drink from which ho v.Jis then suffering.

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MAGISTERIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2419, 2 May 1890

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MAGISTERIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2419, 2 May 1890

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