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(Before His Worship the Mayor, and Major Steward^ J.P.'s.) : . ■ ■,•:.■•;•;•.-. • DRUNKENNESS. ■ William Jon«s was fined os, with the usual alternative. DRUNKENNESS, ILL-TREATING A HORSE, , AND AS.SAULTING A CONSTABLE. William Lindsay was charged with | having been drunk while m. .charge pf a horse, with ill-treating the horse, and with resisting and assaulting Constable Crockett. , The evidence showed that accused was under tho influence of liquor aud liad beaten his horse severely. Up^n being arrested by Constable Crockett he resisted violently, and the constable was übliged to call for assistance. : Accused said that the horse was a very bad tempered and unruly one, and that he had not punished it at all severelyi He was convicted on. the charge of drunkenness, and on the charge of assaulting the* constable was fined 20s, costs and expenses, with the alternative of 72 hours' imprisonment...., . , . ' .••. . {ASSAULT. ..John'Thomas was convicted of assaulting Mr Compton, >vbo had been called upon to assist Constable Crockett m arresting Lindsay, and was fined 20s and costs, or 48 hours: ;

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MAGISTERIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume X, Issue 2547, 18 October 1890

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MAGISTERIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume X, Issue 2547, 18 October 1890

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