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Supremo Court ChristChurch.

In this Court yesterday in the case of James Henry Roberts, false pretences (four, charges), his Honor sentenced the prisoner to three years' penal servitude on each indictment, to run concurrently ; in Regina v Mary Butler, arson, his Honor sentenced tho prisoner to six months' imprisonment with hard labor. In the case of the stone rolling in Lytteltou the jury returned a verdict of "Not guilty," and in the case of Regina v (jreorge White, alias Clifford, for horse stealing, a similar verdict was returned. In Regina vW. P. Brooke, embezzlement, the prisoner pleaded guilty to all the charges and was sentenced,to' two years' imprisonment, with hard labor. In Regina v Duncan Martin, the prisoner pleaded guilty, and sentence was deferred until this morning.

Ohejstchurcij, May 28

At the Suprenfe Court, Alexander Turner, for perjury was sentenced to nine months, and Duncan Martin, for embezzlement to two years imprisonment.

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Supremo Court Christ-Church., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2436, 28 May 1890

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Supremo Court Christ-Church. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2436, 28 May 1890

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