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RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT.

(Before E. H. Carew, Esq., R.M.)

M. IS. Gill v. Stephen Whelan.—Claim, lei is lOd, for goods supplied. — Judgment £«r plaintiff, by default. Hugh Gourley v. R. Johnston.—Claim, Kl 13s Cd, on a judgment summons.—Defendant did not appear, and an order was made for payment of the debt by the Ist Jaly, In default seven days’ imprisonment. Jas. Gilmonr v, John Brownie.—Claim, L 4.0 10s lOd, balance of account for timber supplied. This partly-heard case was resumed, Mr Sim appearing for plaintiff, and Mr Macdonald for defendant.—Evidence on bthalf of defendant was given by Margaret Brownie, and counsel intimated that that closed the case. His Worship asked whether it was proposed to say anything as to the law on the subject, to which Ur Macdonald replied that he did not think that was disputed. His Worship, after consideration, said he thought the defence was a good ono. '1 he evidence of Mrs Buskin and Mrs Brownie, to the effect that Mrs Brownie had paid the money out •f her own property, was not contradicted, sad the owe cited by defendant’s counsel shewed that this was a proper defence. Judgment would be given for defendant, with coats (L2 15a).

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RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT., Evening Star, Issue 7935, 17 June 1889

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RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT. Evening Star, Issue 7935, 17 June 1889

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