United Press Association—Per Electric Telegraph. Christchurch, May 15 At the Supreme Court to-day Joseph William Miller was convicted of assaulting his wife so as to cause actual bodily harm, and was sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment and ordered to find sureties to keep the peace towards hia wife when he came out of Gaoi. The assault was a very brutal one. The accused one night knocked his wife down and jumped on her and kicked her. Chiustchdrch May 16 At the Supreme Court Thos. Lawrence, who pleaded guilty yesterday to procuring one Sutcliffe to use instruments for procuring miscarriage, was sentenced to four years' imprisonment. Herbert Allandale, Frederick Dennett, and John Hayes were charged with breaking and entering the Amberley railway station on April 9, and stealing caah, stamps and postal notes valued at £200. Hayes pleaded guilty, and wasj sentenced to three years' imprisonment. The trial of Allandale is proceeding, and is expected to last till to-morrow evening.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6571, 16 May 1905
Supreme Court. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6571, 16 May 1905
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