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Attheß.M. Court Palmerston on Wednesday, before Mr H. A. Stratford, a case of considerable importance to farmers and others was heard. The plaintiff claimed the sum of £23 10s, the value of a horse belonging to him which had been gored to death by a bull belonging to defendant, and the expense of burying the horse. The plaintiff and his witnesses, of which there were seven, proved the goring by the bull, and the vicious nature of the animal. Mr Findlay, at the close of the plaintiff's case, moved for a nonsuit on the ground that the plaintiff had failed to prove scicnter on the part of defendant. After long legal argument his Worship upheld the contention of the defendant's counsel, and nonsuited the plaintift

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2442, 16 June 1890

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2442, 16 June 1890