The Tinwald Assault Case.
ACCUSED BEFORE THE COURT,
At the Magistrates' Court this morning, before Mr R. Alcorn, J.P., Harry Lagan and John Johnston were charged that on July 3rd, at Tinwald, they did assault Thomas Sutherland, so as to cause him actual bodily harm.
Sergeant Fouhy said that he must ask for another remand as the principal witness was still unable to appear. His Worship (to the accused)—" Have you any objection to the remand ? " Accused—" No, your Worship."
Sergeant Fouhy said that of course he was not certain that Sutherland, who was reported that morning to be making slow progress towards recovery, would be able to appear next time the case was called on.
The Bench stated that in that case the police could of course obtain another adjournment of the case.
The accused were then further remanded for seven days, bail being fixed e<jch accused in ,£IOO and two sureties of iJLOO.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXI, Issue 6620, 13 July 1905
The Tinwald Assault Case. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXI, Issue 6620, 13 July 1905
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