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, (Before C. A. Wray, Esq., S.M.) ] ' CIVIL CASES. I _ Dr. P. Bolder v Thomas Sutherland on a ! judgment summons ; olaiui .£8 7s (3d. I Mr Buchanan appeared for the plaintiff and Mr H. D. Aeland for the defendant. Mr Aeland objected to the case proceeding m the absence of the plaintiff. Mr Buchanin said he had absolute authority to collect all moneys due m Ashburton to his client. His Worship decided to allow the ease to proceed. Thomas Sutherland,|the judgment debtor, deposed : He had been a patient of Dr Bolger, when he was m Ashburton and contracted a dobt of about MO. Witness had paid up £23, and Dr Bolder, m a letter decided to wipe off the remainder. He had applied to Mr Buchanan for Dr Bolger's address, but that gentleman had refused to supply it. Br Mr Buchanan—He believed Drßolger wrote to him about two years ago from the Chatham Islands. He had sufficient means to pay the debt. His Worship stated that Sutherlnnd appeared to be telling " a cook and bull story," and he would like to peruse the letter. ; In reply to His Worship, Mr Buchanan eaid he expected his client back m Ashburj ton m a few months. His Worship decided to adjourn the case sine die or till such time as Dr Bolger I arrived back m the colony. | P. N. Eden v Charles Smithell, claim £4 3s for work done. Mr Acland appeared for the plaintiff and | Mr Purnell for the defendant. i Plaintiff gave lengthy evidence with a view to proving that the money m dispute was due to him. Charles Smithell said Eden worked some four days for him at the rate of 25s per week and found. This money had been paid, and Eden was not entitled to any further money for hoisebreaking, as the i horses he broke m would not stand their trials at auction. Evidence was also given by Thomas MoGrandeland Nelson Eden. Judgment for defendant with costs.

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MAGISTERIAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6568, 12 May 1905

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MAGISTERIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6568, 12 May 1905

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