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DUNEDIN.

DUNEDIN, February 10.

At the Supreme Court to-day, Roderick Munro and James Alfred Martin were convicted on a charge of stealing various articles from hotels. > Martin was also convicted on a charge of stealing an overcoat. Both accused were further charged with entering the dwelling oi' William John Goughlan. (Crown Hotel) by night with intent to steal. The jury returned a verdict of guilty. \ Accused were each sentenced' to six months' imprisonment on each charge and wero ordered to be afterwards detained lor reformative treatment for a period nob exceeding three years, the sentences to be concurrent.

I John Thomson was charged with falsifying an Induration Board certificate with intent Lo docoivc the railway an- - thorities when applying for v. rork. Accused admitted forgery, but denied intent. The jury ■found a verdict for acquittal withoul leaving the box. John McKay, charged with assault, "was found nob -guilty. ;-■ *; y

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DUNEDIN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914

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DUNEDIN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914

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