The Electrics Light at Wellington.
WsixikGTON, Sept. 10. A rather peculiar case was before Mr Justice Edwards, to-day. Robert Morton, schoolmaster, sued Dr Lemon, Superintendant of Telegraphs, for 4JIQO damages caused by the doctor's private electric light machinery, and sought for an injunction to restrain him j from using it. Plaintiff alleged that the noise and vibration of the dynamo was a source of continual annoyance, and prevented frim. using certain rooms m his house, which was next to defendant's machinery. For the defence it was asserted,the machinery had been m use since Isß3, and was erected with the full kripwledge and approval of plaintiff, who actually assisted inputting it up^ ':sid afterwards m reconstructing it. Defendant stated Morton had frequently visited and taken friends to see the machinery, and unlil April last year had never made any complaint about it. A verdict was ret urned for defendant.
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The Electrics Light at Wellington., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2515, 11 September 1890
The Electrics Light at Wellington. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2515, 11 September 1890
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