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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY.

SUPREME COURT,-CIVIL SITTINGS. (Before His Honor Mr Justice Williams.) John Dickson Hunter v, Andrew Dickson. —Cloim, L 99 18a 4d, balance of account due and interest thereon. Mr F. R. Chapman appeared for plain* tiff; there was no appearance for defendant. Counsel for plaintiff stated that his client is a storekeeper at Gordon, and the defendant a farmer, formerly of Chatton. There bad been dealings between the parties for several years, and from time to time the account was closed by promissory notes, which wore, as a rule, taken np. On August 5, 1887, the balance against defendant stood at L 214 18s 2d, and defendant acknowledged this. Some other transactions subsequently took place, leaving the balance added to the account, bringing it np outstanding at the amount now claimed. Plaintiff gave evidence in support of his claim.

His Honor gave judgment for plaintiff for tho amount claimed, with interest at 8 per cent, to date of judgment, and costs. William Perrte v. Isaac Isaacs.—Claim, Ll5O, damages. This partly-heard case was resumed today, and after argument by counsel His Honor reserved judgment.

CITY POLICE COURT. (Before Messrs J. P. Jones and W. Langlands, J.P.s.) Drcnkesness.—A first offender was dealt with in the usual manner; and Ch<vrlt» M'Clmkey, with one previous conviction, was fined 10s, in default forty-eight hours’ Imprisonment, Ha wking Without aLicesse.— Frederick Barton, an of J. Wallace, butcher, of Mornington, was charged with hawking meat in the Borough of Oaversham without a license.—Evidence having been given by Martin Pearce, town clerk, defendant was fined 2s fid, without costs.

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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY., Evening Star, Issue 7957, 12 July 1889

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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY. Evening Star, Issue 7957, 12 July 1889

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