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WELLINGTON, March 4. Arthur Richards, a young mail, pleaded guilty in the: Magistrate's Court on two charges of stealing £1 7s sd, the • property of the Labour Department, and lls, the property of the Government. Mr Macassey, for the Labour Department, stated thai the total amount of the moneys received by the defendant and unaccounted for from September 13, 1913, to January 26, 1914, was £92 9s 6d, but full restitution . had since been | made. Accused had been in the Labour I Department for threo years, and: 1 had 'hitherto borne a good character. The ! Department did riot press for a .severe 1 sentence. . ■

On the first charge accused was - fined £5 or 2i days, and on the second' hewwats t convicted and, ordered to appear for sentence when called upon..

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CIVIL SERVANT'S THEFTS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8810, 5 March 1914

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CIVIL SERVANT'S THEFTS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8810, 5 March 1914

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