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LETTING A FURNISHED HOUSE.

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LETTING A FURNISHED HOUSE. In the Court of Common Pleas on Tuesday morning Mr. Justice Byles, with a common jury. finished the trial of the case of Watnev v. Lyne, which suit was commenced on the previous day. The plaintiff is a lady living apart from her husband, and on the 25th of February, 1865, she let a furnished house called The Lodge," at Hambledon. in Hampshire, to the defendant, who has become known to the public by means of his son, "Brother Ignatius." The action was to recover damages for injury done to the furniture and to the garden during the defendant's occupation. The particulars of the plaintiff's claims, as stated by Mr. Serjeant Parry, and proved in evidence, excited mucl, amusement. The defendant wa* a gentleman possessed of considerable property, and having adver- tised for a house he afterwards took The Lodge" at lOOt. a year, and in addition to ordinary furniture he Wall to haye the use of the, piano, < and also of the basket carriage. The letting was for three years, but there was a proviso that it might be put an end to by three months' notice. The occupation continued until the 29th of June last, and when the plaintiff took possession again the house was found to be in a very dirty state, and the furniture was a good deal damaged. Mr. Lyne had three daughters and two sons, and it appeared that sand had been allowed to. be into the drawing room, that the young C u- £ en ^if^t play at making gardens. The piano, which was a birthday present to the plaintiff, had had fu placed upon it without saucers for them, and the water put on to the flowers had sunk into the instrument and seriously damaged it. All the kitchen utensils were found piled upon the table and in a dirty state. A soup ''digester" had been used for cooking pigs food. There was a very hanosome Wedg- wood vase, which had been presented to Mrs. Watney's grandfather, and which was worth at least 20i. this had been broken, and all that remained were the small fragments upon a table. Another circumstance complained of was that "Brother Ignatius" visited at the lodge, and used to keep an uncaged owl in the drawing-room, and he had a couple of magpies in his bedroom. It was alleged against the birds that their personal habits were not altogether such as could be wished, and more particularly that while the magpies took a fancy to pecking holes in the curtains, the owl took up its residence in the vase, and broke it. The particulars of demand comprised 133 items. A verdict was given for the plaintiff for 20l.

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