United Presß Association—Per Electric Telegraph. Gisborne, May 2 William Henry Tozer was convicted for carnal knowledge of a young girl at the Supreme Court this morning. Sentence was deferred. Lily Harding, a young native girl, was convicted of forging and uttering, and admitted to one year's probation. Wellington, May 2 Frank Johnson was charged with the appropriation of 98ozs of gold belonging to the Golden Blocks Company, Taitapu. Nelson. It was a retrial en a chance of venue, the first trial having been at Nelson j when, the jury failed to agree. To-night the jury announced that they were unable to come to a verdict and were discharged. A fresh trial was ordered for Monday. Wellington, May 3 At the Supreme Court this morning Archibald Morris, for theft, was sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment, to take, effect at the end of the sentence he is now serving. Harry Walthers, alias " Dutch Harry," for breaking and entering and theft, war, sentenced to eighteen months' imprisonment. Kobert McCarry, for attempted arson, was sentenced to two years' and a half imprisonment. Napieb, May 3 Edward Masters, whowaa found guilty of inflicting grievous bodily harm on his wife, was sentenced to ten years' imprisonment. 1,,
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6560, 3 May 1905
Supreme Court. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6560, 3 May 1905
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