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ashburtox. Mrs E. M. McCann, Wester field, has received Avord that her husband, ri 1vato V,. T. McCann, is earlv date. He left with the 28th'-Re-inforcements, and "was wounded in France in August last. At the Ashburton Magistrate s Court â– yesterday, two cases of broaches or tne Ashburton County Council's water-race by-laws were set down for hearing. 31 I'urnoll appeared for the County Council and Mr 3>art for the defendants, alt Dart contended that there was a courthouse at Methv-en, a magistrate visited Met liven once a- month, each of the defendants lived within a quarter of a. mile of the Methven courthouse MfJ that it was unfair and putting his clents to needless expense in to â– waste a day in attending the Ashburto Court when the whole matter could be dealt -with before a magistrate at Aletnven. Mr V. G. 3>ay, S.M. entirely concurred with Mr Dart, and decided that the eases should be heard at Methven.

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Press, Press, Volume LV, Issue 16424, 18 January 1919

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 Press, Volume LV, Issue 16424, 18 January 1919