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New Zealand Gazette and Wellington Spectator, Volume II, Issue 118, 23 February 1842, Page 3
f [ADVERTISEMENT.].- [Concluded from our last publication 'WANGANUI PETTY SESSIONS,' "t" t jan.uary "18th, 1842. 'Present: Gilbert Francis Dawson, Esq., ,3P.M., in the Chair Peter Wilson," Samuel iCing, ancl John Nixon, Esqrs. Regina v: WaJcefield, firing off guns in a tu- multuous-manner, and causing a breach of the Peace on-th'e Sabbath. The Court are of opinion that Mr. Wakefield lis guilty"of ,nrh)g guns in the public way, and that the offence is aggravated by its perpetration on the Sabbath; but, in consideration of his having acted in ignorance of the law, and in conformity with the' customs of the natives of "New 'Zealand, they adjudge him to pay -the lowest penalty that "can be inflicted— namely, ten shillings. They also consider he is censur- able for his' apparent "disregard of the Sabbath. ;Costs,"seven shillings: And it is ordered by the Magistrates this day assembled, that a notice to the following effect 'be'posted':— "AH persons discharging fire arms between the creeks, called on the Surveyor'/; Plan as Nixon's Creek and Churton's Creek, are acting contrary to the law, and will be punished." Gilbert Francis Dawson, P.M., Samuel King, J.P., John Nixon, J.P., Peter Wilson, J.P. 1 CONVICTION. ■New Zealand, 1 Be it remembered, that, on, Wanganui, Vthis 18th day of January, 1842, "to wit. J Edward Jerningham Wake- field, Esq., J.P., of Wanganui, was duly con- victed'before us, Gilbert Francis Dawson, Peter Wilson-, Samuel' King, und John Nixon, Esqs., four of her Majesty's Justices of the Peace, on "an information on *that behalf, exhibited before us on this 18th day of- January, 1842, for that, on Sunday, the 16th- day of January, 1842, the teaid Edward Jerningham Wakefield, Esq., J.P., did fire, and cause to be 'fired and discharged, certain guns in the public street or way at Wanganui. And we 1 do, in pursuance of the act in such case made and provided for'thepre- vention of firing guns in the public ways, award, order, and adjudge, that the said Edward Jern- ingham .Wakefield, Esq:, J.P., do, for such offence, forfeit and pay the sum often shillings, to go and be distributed as in and by, the said act is provided, besides the costs and charge's of and attending 'this conviction, which said costs and charges we, the said Justices, do hereby ascertain and assess at the sum of seven shillings. Given under our hands and seals the day and year first above written, Gilbert Francis 'Dawson, P.M., (L.5.,) Peter Wilson, J.P., (L.S;;) Samuel King, J.P., (L.5.,) John Nixon, J.P.,(L.5.) We, the Magistrates in'petty sessions assem- bled, hereby certify that the above is a true copy ot all the. proceedings in-thecase, Regina versus Wajcejield,. tried on the 18th day of January, 1842. Gilbert Francis Dawson, P.M.; Peter Wilson, J.P., Samuel King, J.P., John Nixon, J.P. COPY OP SUMMONS. New 1 Zealand, "1 To Mr. John Garner, to wit. /chief constable at Wanganui. You arc- hereby cbihiriantfed to summon Ed- ward Jerningham Wakefield, Esq., J.P., of Wanganui, to attend' at the Court of Petty Sessions on Tuesday, the 18th day of January, at the hour of ten o'clock in the forenoon, to answer for firing; or causing to be fired, certain guns' and five arm's, 'to the terror of her Ma- jesty's 'liege subjects; and in breach of the peace. Herein fail not. Given "tinder my hand, at the Police Office, Wangauui, this seventh, day of January, a.d., 1842. (Signed) .Gilbert. Francis Dawson, Police Magistrate. Nt t (j NOTICE, OF. APPEAL. New Zealand, To' Gilbert Francis Dawson' ,i Wanganui, Esq 1 .J.P.,. Police Magistrate to wit. Jof Wanganui aforesaid, Peter Wilson, Esq., J.P. 1 Samuel King, Esq., J.P., and. John .Nixon, Esq., J.P., all of Wanganui aforesaid, Magistrates, acting as such' at the trial and ppnviction of E. J. Wakefield, at the petty sessions held at Wanganui aforesaid, on the' eighteenth day of, January, a.d., 1842, foif firing, and. causing to .be fired and discharged, certain, guns, in .the public street or way at Wanganui aforesaid, This is to give you and each of you notice, tliat I, the above named E. J. Wakefield, do intend, to appeal against the said conviction at the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be holden at Port Nicholson in New Zealand, in and for New Zealand aforesaid, and I' do hereby require, you and such Magistrates as aforesaid, at the said General Quarter Sessions, to appeal and show cause why the said conviction should not be set aside, and the costs both of conviction and ap- peal paid by you, the Magistrates above named. Dated at Wanganui; this 24th day of January, A*D*j lota* i (Signed) E. J. Wakefield. Witness, R. J. Deighton.
A damsel in a certain condition was brought be- fore a city functionary. What does that woman want?" asked the civic, chief. It's a filiation case," said the officer. Oh," said his worship, "I see! her object is a-parent. Let her be gworn."