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Family Notices

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BRUTAL OUTRAGE IN CHESTER.…

FIRE AT A UNITARIAN CHAPEL.I

PLOUGH MONDAY IN LONDON.

MILITARY DIVORCE SUIT.

RIGHTS OF A FOREIGN FLAG.

A HIGHLAND LAIRD AND HIS FACTOR.

SEWAGE POLLUTION.

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SEWAGE POLLUTION. Mr. Justice Denman gave judgment on Monday in the case of Selous and Syer v. The Wimbledon Local Board; Same v. The Croydon Rural Sanitary Authority. He said that they had been argued before him for 14 days. The plaintiff, Mr. Selous, was the owner of a house and land upon the River Wandle, which were let upon lease to the other plain- tiff, Mr. Syer. The actions were commenced for tiff, Mr. Syer. The actions were commenced for damages for alleged trespass and nuisance, in con- nection with the carrying out of sewage works; it being said that the defendants had polluted the stream, had deposited foul matter upon the Willow Mead and had enclosed a portion of what was known as the Western Pool. His lordship said that he had heard a very great deal of evidence upon the matter, and he had visited the place in question; and the conclusion which he had come to was this. He enjoined the defendants so to carry on their business as that it should not be a nuisance to the plaintiffs. With regard to the enclosing of a portion of the pool, he awarded S50 damages against the Wimbledon Board, to be reduced to nothing upon the pool being restored to its original state within two months. For spreading foul sewage-matter upon the land, he awarded Mr. Syer £ 200 damages and Mr. Selous, who only wished to establish his right against the same defendants, Is. damages. He gave similar damages against the Croydon Sanitary Board for polluting the stream with water from their sewage-farm; and he granted an injunction to re- strain them from doing so in future. He, however, suspended this injunction for three months to enable the board to make improved arrangements. The de- fendants also have to pay the costs. Mr. Justice Chitty on the same day gave judgment in a case of Taylor v. Friern Barnet Local Board. The defendants are the successors of the Barnet Union, which formerly had the sanitation of the union under its care. In carrying out this object the defendants have a sewage farm from which the water is run off into a natural stream called Pimm's Brook, which, so polluted, pours water into a fountain of the plaintiff's. The defendants have in course of construction expen- sive sewage works,which, when completed, will avoid all chance of polluting the natural stream; but these works will not be completed for five years. Mr. Taylor, seeking an injunction to restrain present pollu- tion, was met by the defence that he should wait till the new works are completed. Mr. Justice Chitty, however, held that they had no right to foul the stream; and he granted an injunction, but suspended its operation for two months, to enable the defendants to remedy the defect complained of by the plaintiff.

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ALLEGED PERJURY BY A POLICE…

SAVAGE ASSAULT AT ST. ASAPH.I

ST AASPH COUNTY COURT.I

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IBITS FROM BOOKS.

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FLINT, DENBIGH, AND MERIONETH…

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