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SUPREME COURT.

[PER PKESS ASSOCIATION.]

Chbistchurch, August 18. In the Supreme Court to-day,* William Gow. pleaded guilty to stealing some articles of jewellery from Charles Goldstone, and was sentenced to six months' hard labor. John Allen was found guilty of attempting to break into Mason, Struthers and Co.'s warehouse, and was sentenced to twelve months' hard labor. David Hastings Brown pleaded guilty to embezzling several sums belonging tj the Bank of New Zealand, but said he h#d taken the money to repay himself for £2000 he had spent m buying machinery for the flour mill, of which he was manager before it came into the Bank's possession. , He was sentenced to twelve months' hard labor. Frederick Clapham, found guilty of forging a cheque for £25, was sentenced to twelve months' hard labor. Alfred Blythe pleaded guilty to forging two cheques for £9 and £3. Sentence was deferred. The Grand Jury threw out the bill against John Rock for indecent assault. All the cases on the crlendar are disposed of except the charges of: forgery against Frederick Marsland Hadfield.

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SUPREME COURT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2495, 19 August 1890

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SUPREME COURT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2495, 19 August 1890

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