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Winton.

(PROM A COKUESPONDENT.) A sitting of the Resident Magistrate's Court was held here to-day, the following cases having been set down fo: hearing: — Haggarty v. Kilpatrick, claim £5 18s. Adjourned* to luvercargill until December 23rd.. A. J. Devereaux v. Thos. Bennett, qlaim £2 2s 6d. Verdict for plaintiff, with costs, 18s. Devereaux v. Sands, claim £1 13s. Plaintiff nonsuited. Kilpatrick v. Cheal, claim £5 Is 6d. Settled oat of Court. A. J. Devereaux v. Dr D. Parry, claim £3 19s. Verdict for plaintiff, with costs. A. J. Devereaux v. W. Gray, sen., claim £2 17s 3d. Plaintiff nonsuited. Kilpatrick v. Haggarty, claim £1 2s 61. Verdict for plaintiff, with costs. T. McWilliam v. Dr Parry, claim for board, £5. Verdict for plaintiff, with costs. The sime v. McConnack for goods, £6 16s 4d. Verdict for plaintiff, with costs. Kilpatrick v. Quinlan, .i judgment summons for £8 12s 6d. Settled out of Court. Sam a v. Jas: Clark, claim £13 19s lid. Settled oat of Court. "TEe'ofiTcial declaration of the poll for the Hokonui Electoral district was made at the'Courthouso, Winton, this day. Some half T dozen electors were present. The results' 'were, Driver 527, Cowan 431, Finn 121. Majority for Driver, 96. Considerable regret is expressed in this district, that, on account of the amalgamation of the offices of slationinaster, postmaster and telegraphist, we are likely to lose an old and highly respected resident, McKellar, who for nine years has ■giveia universal satisfaction in connection with his department, and by his uniform courtesy and kindness has endeared himself to a lairge circle of friends. The copious showers of the early part of the week have had a very beneficial effect on the grain crops and grass, and have Considerably brightened the prospects of the farmers which had been of late any.thing.but cheering. "" Winton, Dec. 15th, 1881.

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Winton., Southland Times, Issue 4202, 17 December 1881

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Winton. Southland Times, Issue 4202, 17 December 1881

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