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HAVERFORDWEST COUNTY COURT. [Wednesday.—Before H. R. Bag hawe, Esq] J. B. Henley v. Alexander Hardy —This was an action brought to recover £ 7 3, 2d. Mr W. V. James appeart ci for the plaintiff The wife of the defendant admitted tin- debt, and His Honour gave judgment for the amount, which was ordered to be paid in monthly instalments of 8s. John Wallace v. Job Llewellin—The amount of claim Was 12s, for wearing apparel supplied to the defendant, who did not appear. His Honour ordered payment with costs in two months. Mary 1.Yicho!a,ç v. William Jenkins -The claim amounted to £ \5 3^ 3d, for provisions. Mr Price appeared for the plaintiff. Toe defendant did not appear. The plaintiff deposed that the defendant was a sailor, and had paid her r>< GJ. He offered her £5 on account of the debt. on Tuesday night: he had received £10 and never paid her bill. His Honour ordered X,5 to be paid in three, days, and the remainder in instalments of t2 a month. George Paynter Lewis v. William Clarke -The debt amounted to 19s, for rope supplied. The defendant did not appear. His Honor gave judgment for 19s, with costs. Richard John v. John Ma'hias,—The sum claimed was 9s 4d, a balance of bill for goods so!d and delivered. Mr Price appeared for the plaintiff. The defendant did not appear. Mi-s John proved the debt, and His Honor ordered the money to he paid in a month. Same v. John Argust.—The sum claimed was £ 7 9s 10d for grocery. Mr Price appeared for the plaintiff: the defendant did not appear. His Honor ordered p'lyment i in six monthly instalments. Same v. Henry TllOmas,- The claim amounted to jC2 4s 3d. Mr Price appeared for the olaintiff. Miss John deposed that she supplied the goods to defendant's wife in 1865. The defendant, said he knew nothing of the debt, and that. his wife was unable to attend. His wife had the goods when he was away: he shou'd like the case ad- journed. Judge: You may throw your money away if you like. You mmt piythe expense;, of the day, including what- ever other expenses there are, if you postpone the case. You do not know what the woman will say if she comes here will she say siie never had the goods ? Defendant I ean't tell. Judge: Then I don't know that I should allow it to be postponed: if you have any ground for a new case you must come again. The defendant said that he went to every shop in Milford, and desired the people not to trust his wife with goods. Judge Did you put a notice in the newspapers ? The defendant said he did not, and that there was no newspaper at Milford. Judge: Under those circumstances, the case must stand over till the July court. You must p^y the costs within one week, and brine some evidence of the notice. J can't take your word for it. Murfha Lewis, admini-tratrix of the late William Lewis, v. Tllomas Price,-The debt amounted to ZI 10s. Mr George Lewis proved the case, and His Honor gave judgment for XI 10s with costs. John Fletcher v. John Mortimer. —Ihe amount of claim was £3. The son of the plaintiff proved the debt, and the defendant (who did not appear) was ordered to pay the amount with costs, Otctn Lloy(l Thomas v. Henry Griffiths and James 'Tf'tlltaniS Tnis was a claim tor £ 6 8s, the balance of a bill with interest for a heifer bought at a public auction. Mr Laseelles appeared for the plaintiff: and Mr W. Y. Mr Laseelles appeared for the plaintiff: and Mr W. Y. James fur the defendant Williams, who was sued as Griffiths's surety at the sale. Mr James pleaded not indebted, and the Statute oi Frauds. David Owen, who acted as clerk at the sale, deposed that the heifer was sold for £ 7 2s. One pound had been paid, leaving a balance of X,6 2s, with 8s interest. The conditions of ssle empowered them to charge interest, and the defendant Griffiths was required to produce a surety, and he named Williams, who was present at the sale, and whose name was put down at his request. In cross-examination, the witness said be believed Williams told him to put bis name down. He would not swear it was his wife: he did not remember that Williams toll him to remove his name, and that his wile had no authority t) name him as Griffiths's security. William Davies, called by Mr James, deposed that he lived at Longstone, and was present at the sal', when Griffiths bought the heifer. Mr Williams put the de fendant's name down, and he, when he heard it, went to the Clerk, and had his name removed, as he refused to became Griffiths's surety. James Williams, the defendant, deposed that when he heard his nam^ was down, he tllld the cleric five or six times to take it oif the bock. He never paid a farthing on acccunt of the bill, nor had he received a letter about it until the present proceedings Were taken. Tbe udge My opiniin ie thai, when a man's name is put down by his wife w;tho Ithis sanction, and when he hears of it, he repudiates it lis not binding on him. The verdict must be for the defendant with costs, in- cluding advocate's fee: a freth summons may issue against Griffiths. Same v. Jolin Harries.— The debt amounted to £ 9 16s lOd. Air Laseelles appeared for the plaintiff. The de- fendant did not appear. David Owen proved the claim, and His Honour gave judgment for the plaintiff, ordering payment in a month. Edward Riclwnls v. John Davies.—The claim amounted to £1 os 8..1, for goods supplied. The defendant's wife denied the debt, alleging that the money was paid to the plaintiff before the goods were supplied. Mrs Richards deposed that no money was received by her from the defendant. His Honour observed that the defendant's statement was so incredible, that he should require good evidence before he could believe it. The defendant said he had no evidence to produce. His Honour gave judgment for the plaintiff, ordering the money to be paid in a week. Ann Williams v. James James. Th is was a claim for £ 5 18s 6<J, for goods supplied. Mr Price appeared for the plaintiff. The defendant admitted the debt, and His Honour ordered the amount to be paid in montuly instalments of ten shillings. Nash and Sprinkle Colliery Company v. Jacob Noot and Thomas Evans.— rite claim amouri'ed to S14 1Gs 6d. Mr James appeared for the plaintiffs, and stated that in the ease of the defendant Noot, he had just received notice of a composition deed. The other defendant admitted the debt. His Honour ordered payment to be made in a week, allowing the advocate's fee. Thomas Whicher Davies v. Richard ITowells —The claim amounted to L3 19- The defendant did not appear. The plaintiff proved the debt, and His Honor gave judgment for the amount, directing payment to be made in three monthly instalments. Mary Sevan v. William Lewis,-Thls was an action brought by the plaintiff to recover igl 12s 3J, the amount of wages alleged to be due to her from the defendant who was a farmer residing at Haroldstone. The defendant denied the claim. The plaintiff deposed that she was in service with the defendant, and that she left because he struck her, and ordered her :o leave. His Honor gave judgment for the plaintiff. Henry Davies v. John Mortimer.—The amount of the claim was £ o for goods so,d. The defendant did not appear. The plaintiff proved the debt. and His Honour gave judgment for the full amount with costs. Greeni.,h and Datvhins v. Henry John,—This was a sum- mons after judgment. The defendant did not appear. His Honour made an order for the defendant's commIt-I went to prison if the debt be not paid in 21 days. Joseph Mary church and William Mary church v. Thomas Harries.-ThIS was a summons after judgment. The amount of the debt was £ 6 9s 9 and C4 91 had been paid. Mr J. Marychurch stated that there was an assignment made by the defendant. His Honour ordered the case to stand over for inquiry, remarking that if the dt-fendant was protected by a deed of assignment, be would not send him to prison.

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