AKAROA, JUNE 10ob, 1914
DEFENCE ACT CASES.
A sitting of the Court was be d at Aksroa, before Messrs J. D Bruce and 0. Fredericksen, Js.P., on Wednesday last.
The cises over tbe jurisdic ion of the Bench ware adjourned to July 1 S. R. Sefcon, Pigeon Bay, was charged with failing to render personal service under Part VI, Defence -Act, 1909, in that be did not attend tbe annual training camp of tbe Ist Mounted Rifles at Kowhai Bush, and on a second charge of not attending a parade of tbe Ist squadron of the mounted riffe3 at Duvauchelle, on 14th January, 1914.
Captain D. B. Blair, N.Z Staff, ap peared on behalf of the Defence De partment. Sefton stated that be bad been in tbe North Island, .nine miles away from any drill centre. For failing to attend drill ha was fi r ci 10s and costs, and for not attend, ing camp he was fined 40a and costs.
I VV. G. Holmes was charged with i failing to attend the Kowhai Camp on April 24r,h, 1914. Captain Blair, sworn, said Holmes had changed bis residence from Knock lyn and gone to Kaikoura and h8 bad now returned to Holmes Bay He had been previously convicted twice, and bad not attended a camp." Holmes did not appear, but Captain Blair stated that if the offender came before the Court again they would inflict the penal clause of depriving him of civil rights. He was fined 50s and costs. CIVIL CASE. Judgment by was given in .the case—T. k. Taylor v. J P. and J. R, Wederell, claim £18 15s 2d and costs. FAILING TO SEND CHILDBSN. TO SCHOOL. 'X Ferris was charged with failing to send two of his children to school under the Education Act, 1908." He was fined 5s and 7s costs in each case.
Mr J. A. Blank, truant officer, con ducted tbe prosecution.
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MAGISTRATE'S COURT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4404, 12 June 1914
MAGISTRATE'S COURT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4404, 12 June 1914
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