United Press Association—Per Electric Telegraph. Auckland, May 18 At the Supreme Court Samuel Blair and Thomaa Kennedy were sentenced to five years' imprisonment for assault and robbery. Harold Hay was found guilty of breaking and entering at Dargaville, and remanded for sentence. Accused had been dismissed by a young woman, with whom he had been keeping company, and broke into a blacksmith shop and stole a revolver, which he displayed in the presence of the woman, evidently with the intention of frightening her. Christchobch, May 18 At tha Supreme Court to-day Thomas Jones claimed from Colin Campbell Mo Lachlan £200 damages for the seduction of plaintiff's daughter in May, 1904. The evidence showed that the girl was in the employ of defendant when he seduced her while his wife was away during her confinement. The Judge awarded plaintiff d£7s damages.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6574, 19 May 1905
Supreme Court. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6574, 19 May 1905
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