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FISHGUARD.

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FISH IN CARMARTHEN" BAY. I

AN ADJOURNED CASE.

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AN ADJOURNED CASE. At the Haverfordwest County Court on Tues- day of last week, the adjourned case of Dr W O'Donnell, Fishguard, against Jane White, Hamilton-street, Fishguard, administratrix cf1 the late Anne Sambiook, Wallis-street, Fish- guard, for professional attendance, wa-i heard before his honour J ucjge Bishop. Mr W Evans, solicitor, Fishguard, appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr F S Reid, solicitor, Pembroke Dock, defended.-—Mr Evans explain- ed that at the last sitting of that Court the case was adjourned for the purpose of enabling his friend, Mr F S Reid, to produce probate of the will of the late Ann Sambrook. His Honour: Yes, I gave judgment for the plaintiff for the amount claimed, and reserved the question of costs Mr Evans said at the'last Court the debt was admitted, and it was proved that the defendant had intermeddled with the estate as administra- trix de son tort. He was unable to ore t; that his client's claim could be met out of the estate. It was then stated that they had waited *ui a whole year before sending in their ..<cco«irt/bvt that was a mistake, four or five applications had been made for payment. v Mr Reid said they had now got me wiii proved at Somerset House, and his client was now in the position of executrix. An executoc was bound to undertake his duties, and could be urged, if the debts were paid to the full extent of the estate, whether the undertaker and the gravedigger were paid first. The sale of the affects of the deceased realised £ 17, out of which the auctioneer's charges amounted to [3 3s-' so that what his client actually received was £ 13 19s. She had actually expended £ i§ is iod, and had got nothing more. Mr Evans said he was ins: ructed that the amount of ;CSo, belonging to the late Mrs barn brook, had been taken from the house by the plaintiff. He asked His Honour to make an order for the administration of the estate. Mr Reid There is not a shadow of founda- tion for that statement. His Honour said he could not take judicial notice of what had been stated bv Mr Evans who could take his own legal processes against the defendant if he chose. The plaintiff would not be allowed costs. Mr Reid said he thought His Honour ouaht to allow his costs because he advised the plaintiff's solicitor of the will and the amount of the estate.

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