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POLICE COURT-—(THIS DAY-)

(Before Mr H. W. Northcrofc, S.M).

Drunkenness. — Robert Hill, a second offender, was fined 20s, with the option of 7 days. Francis Albert Warner was fined ss, and ordered to pay 2s Gd cab hire, or serve 48 hours.

Stowaways.—Arthur Watson and Wm. Spedding, each about 28 years of age, pleaded guilty to having between 7th and 11th of November, travelled on the c.c. Tarawera from Sydney to Auckland, without; having previously paid their fare.— Spedding Raid they belonged to this country, bub went over to Australia to look for work. Failing to find work, and having no more money with which to pay for their passage back, they saw this was the only way to get back.—Spedding said he belonged to Auckland, and Watson to Dunedin.—His Worship imposed a fine of 40s, with tha alternative of 14 days' hard labour.

BuKAKiyr; and Entering.—Four boys named James Magee (14), Cecil Cole (14), Harry Quelch (13) ar.d Arch. Grubb (11) were charged with having broken and entered the grand-stand afc the Ellerslie Racecourse, on tho 10th inst., and stolen a certain quantity of cigarettes of the value of ss, tho property of Henry Tanner, the licensee) of tho Avondale Hotel.—Tho case was adjourned for a,week, His Worship intimating that it) entirely depended on how the accused behaved in the meantime, whethor any flogging would bo inflicted.

Alleged Larceny. — William James Alexander was charged with having on the 21st August, stolen the sum of £8 2a 4d from John de Renzy, the proprietor of the New Zealand Typewriter Company.— Mr Collins appeared for the prosecutor and accused conducted his own case. For the prosecution John do Renzy deposed that the accused was in his employ from about October of 1893, as a traveller and collector* His remuneration was 40 per cent, of the net prolits, and a shilling a week salary. —The accused left Auckland in April last to travel with sundry typewriting materials through the North Island. He communicated with witness regularly from time to time, and rendered statements of receipts and expenditure, nnd hia transactions generally. On his return to Auckland witness found seme of these statements to be incorrect. According to a sbatemont dated 21st August he showed that he had a balance of iB 23 4d in hand, after payment of expenses. This he had failed to account to witness for in any way.—A.b the conclu-sion of tho prosecutor's evidence the case was adjourned till three o'clock, the accused intimating hia intention to go into the defence.

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POLICE COURT-—(THIS DAY-) Auckland Star, Volume XXVI, Issue 269, 12 November 1895

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