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The Saleyards Embezzlement Case.


„: Christchurch, April 2.; William Pitt 'Brooke,"was -committed for trial to-day on two informations — First: That he had embezzled a cheque for £29 8s 2d on the National Bank on July 12th, 1889; a cheque. for £25 13s 8d on August 26th ; and a cheque for £16 2s 8d on September 12th. Second : That he had embezzled a cheque for £16,198 2d .on .November 2nd, 1889 ; a cheque for £20 0s lOd on December 28, 1889; and a, cheque for £31 3s 9d on February 28, 1890—all moneys of the Saleyards Company. Mr -Wynn-Williams, solicitor for the Company, deposed thai Brooke wrote asking for time to cable to his brother, General Brooke, who would pay the money taken, but the Company declined to compromise. Bail was allowed accused in '£600,' and two sureties o £500 each. „ J'\ <. a...'. *'. >

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The Saleyards Embezzlement Case., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2392, 3 April 1890

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The Saleyards Embezzlement Case. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2392, 3 April 1890

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