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(Before Major Steward , and T. Bullock, Eiq., J'i.P. DISOBDEBXY COHDtJOI WHIM DRT7MK. John Hogere was obarged wifcn this offence aod pleaded not guilty, stating that he had beau exoited by learning thai the police had taken his children from him, bat was not drauk. Sergeant Felton deposed to aeoaaed having aoooated him m the itreet on Saturday. He was drank and very abusive. Witness detailed the language uaed on the oocaalon. Ordered him to be looked up. The polioe took ohaige of his team of horaea. The arresting oonstable deposed that »oouied was dtuak and gave him tome trouble to get him to the look-up. After being looked up he wai very nowy —Fined 20i, and^oriered to pay 15j ooiti luourred »n reipeot of the oare of the hortei. DKUHK AND XM6APABLS Joisph Ntcaolson pleaded not guilty to this charge, wh'oh, however, wai fully •it*bllih»i, the evldenoo ihowlog that when arrested ou Saturday he was stupidly diunk. As thii waa hit third appear anoe within ten days and the prisoner wa« evidently anff«»rlng teom the effects of liquor, the Bunch ««id that the best thing they ooold do fot him wa» to give him a chance of reoovery by placing him out of the reaoh of temptation. Seutenoed to 14 dayi imprisonment. FROKIBITZOS OBDBB. On the application of the polioe oonfented to by the pcohlbltee, a prohibition order waa made Id the oaf a of Elle»beth Anderson, to be In fore* fot twelve months, and to apply throughout the Borough and County. BKIAO3 Of DOO BXOXSIKATIOK ACT. John Roger* admitted having an noregistered dog 1b his possession and following, and waa fined lOi. tfIOLIOTKD OHILDBIK. Jane, James, and Ellen Rogers re apeotlvely nine, seven, and five yeara of age were brought op as being neglected ohildren within the metntng of the Industrial Sohools Aot, they having been sleeping m the open air, and having no proper home. The Bench aatd that a B«sident Magistrate or Judge only ooulddeal with the oaae. Boy Father Chaatagnon (who attended with the view of taking that the children If committed to an industrial aohool, might be sent to St. Mary's institution) JNeUon, the father belonging to the Roman | Uatholio Ohuroh) suggested that the oue might be dealt with by two justices. Major Steward said that though m many matters of jurisdiction two juetioes were regarded as the equivalent if c Resident Magistrate it was not so with regard to the juriadiotion under the Industrial Sohools Aot. As it was understood that Judge Ward would be m Aahburton today the Benoa would remand the children to be brought up on Thursday next or at any earlier opportunity when the Beiidont Magistrate or a Judge was present. ** The Court then rose* *

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ASHBURTORON-MONDAY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2139, 20 May 1889

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ASHBURTORON-MONDAY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2139, 20 May 1889