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POLICE COURT.

THIS DAY. (Before Mr. 0. C. Kettle, 8.M.) . THE DRTOKARDS. Seat rt '■ 4 * the Ser«S y *? r an ° ther ° ut buret. Annie bergeant made voluble promises for furemand [ mat iT' and ™* evicted and remanded un tl the time of departure homJ t <• lch Would take her nome. A fine of 10/- was remastered agamst Robert Fergn/on, a"d a™nS her DOt to a PP ear forfeited i^t** 1 and S re rhaired man named John Lees protested against beS M ' *° Pakatoa, but the combination of circumstances was too etrong, aad«&e was dispatched to "the Island" for twelve months. Allen Anderson, white under the influence of liquor, had to be ejected from a confectioner's shop, and on reaching the street made a hostile demonstration aginst the police, He was fined £2 or seven days in <ra O l besides being made the subject of a prohibition order. PREFERRED A JURY. Samuel John Lees was charged with drunkenness, and with having wilfully damaged a gramophone to the extent of 20/-, and 22 records valued at £5 10/----belonging to a blind man named Louie Louisich. The accused elected to be dealt with by a jury, and on the application of Detective Cox, he was remanded until Friday. A STREET FIGHT. George Skellern and Albert Lowther had an altercation on Saturday which culminated in a stand-up fight in Karan-gahape-road. Ifnth men pleaded guilty and Lowther was fined 20/ and costs, and Skellern half that amount. A SERIOUS CHARGE. Albert James Cucksey was " charged that, at Onehuuga, he had indecently assaulted a little girl six years of age. Mr Mahoney, who appeared for the accused, applied for a remand until Friday. Detective Cox agreed to this course, and the application was granted. A PRIVATE PROSECUTION. Mrs M. Baxter, represented by Mr Hackett, was charged with having used' insulting language to Mary Cecilia Doyle, who asked that the defendant should be bound over to keep the peace. Mr Lundon, who appeared for the complainant, said the parties were neighbours and rival boardinghouse keepers. On the application of Mr Hackett an adjournment was granted for a week. IN TEE PARR. Mate Wiskovich and Lily Reid were charged with having committed a breach ■ of the proprieties in Albert Park. Mr Dunlop appeared for the accused. It stated that the pair, who were engaged to be married, had behaved, in an improper manner in the Albert Park on Saturday afternoon. The accused denied any actual Impropriety, but Mr Kettle convicted them both, remarking that there was a tremendous amount of indecency in the Parks, but it was hard to get definite evidence. In the present ease he could see no extenuating circumstances. Both accused were remanded for sentence until to-morrow. At the Onehunga Police Court this morning, before the Mayor (Mr. John Rowe), and Dr. Scott, J.P.s, Martin Herrich pleaded guilty to a charge of drunkenness, and was fined £1. Richard Wall, charged with being a vagrant, pleaded guilty and was ordered to leave the town and not return for twelve months. If he appeared in Onehunga any time during that period he would be arrested and sent to Mount Eden Gaol for three months.

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POLICE COURT. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 75, 29 March 1909

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