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THE COURTS - YESTERDAY.

SUPREME COURT-IN CHAMBERS. (■Vfore His Honor Mr Justice Williams.) : /in Charles Vincent Brewer, a bankrupt.—Motion for payment of bankrupt's solicitor's costs (Mr Calvert). Order ac- , cordingly. _ j Rix v. Rix and Livingstone.— Motion for leave to set down motion for decree ! absolute at present sittings (Mr Sim).— ; Order accordingly. Jie Francis Wallace Mackenzie and . Wike and re the Trustee Act ov 1883. ] Petition for directions (Mr Hoakins).— . Order accordingly. \ I'ROBATE. # ' Probate was granted iu the following , estates •.—/»'« James Ormiston (Mr J. A. j Jlislop); John Finlayaon Gillies (Mr Barclay) ; Ann Maria Maitland (Mr Hosking). j lIAKTY V. MARE, j Summons to defendant to show cause . umler section 6 of the Imprisonment for j Debt Abolition Act (Mr Kettle). ( Mr Stanford appeared on behalf of the dc- ] fendant, and stated that he had riled in j Christehurch, Mr Kettle said he would ask for an order , all the same, and afterwards apply in the < Bankruptcy Court for leave to enforce it. Mr Stanford applied for an adjournment so that he might receive more specific in- ) strnctions. ; His Honor did not think that Mr Kettle | could object to an adjournment, as the de- j fendant, having become bankrupt, could not j make away with any of bis property. j Mr Kettle remarked that the bankrupt might make away with his person. j His Honor : If he goes away after filing a j declaration of insolvency he is liable to j criminal proceedings. I The summons was ordered to stand over j for a week. ! RESIDENT MAGISTRATE'S COURT. (Before E. 11. Carew, Esq., 11.M.) Judgment was given for plaintiffs by default in the following cases :—Findh.y and Co v. J. Eadie, claim, L 5 10s Sd, for goods supplied ; A. Dornwcll v. John Harrow, 1;m (id, for meat supplied ; same v. James M' Donald, L'J 12s 8d ; same v. R. Telfer, j LI 9s Sd. . j A. Dornwell v. A. Kinnimont.—Claim, L2 7s Sd, on a judgment summons.—Defen- . ilnnt was ordered to pay the amount within j one mo!.l'ti,in default four days' imprison- i O.Norton v. P. M'Donald.—Claim, Ltj j G>, value of a pig and sundry goods supplied. Mr Milne appeared for plaintiff; Mr Eraser j for defendant.—Judgment was given for: plaintiff for L 3 12*, with costs. | P. M'Donald v. 0. Norton.—Claim, L.'S , Is GJ, for carting work done. Mr Eraser ! appeared for plaintiff ; Mr Milne for defen- j dant.-Judgment was given for plaintiff; for LI 13s, with costr, j Smithson and auother v. Wilkie and ; another.—Claim, L 9, for the alleged wrong- ; ful detention of books, Mr J. Maegregor ■ appeared for plaintiff's ; Mr \V. Maegregor } for defendants.—Judgment was reserved. I

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THE COURTS – YESTERDAY., Issue 7970, 27 July 1889

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THE COURTS – YESTERDAY. Issue 7970, 27 July 1889

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