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POLICE COURT.

.'(Before'_essrs: A: Bfuce; H: W." Brabant; | andTJ: It: Briggs;: JiP-'s:); . ■'•;- j | , THE DBUKKABDS. j - The usual holiday* list; contained! the • customary; batch' of r-first'.offenders- and: i country Visitors;- six- of ' ■vrtiomr. were con--discharged j, and-two forfeited 1 theirrbail. Alex; James Black, j Lucy: Mackie; who- came - under: the - cate- I gory of'second"offenders;..were fined" 10/ I antL-costs.' or: 48>boursy.with:the exception of the female offender, whose alternative i was - fixed., at. seven i days. John Cassells, ! whose arrest had been occasioned-by the he was'parading, the, street'and. issuing-a general challenge : to • fights was- j fifted' 10/%iid'costs; i_ default4B hours:in gaoL. ■ ' I REMANDED. , Charles Lawson, charged, with, having inade-use-of;obscene (language irrS.ymonds Street; was ! remanded: until Thursday on ', hail/, on* his- own .application. A STREET ROW. ; John E. Bidgood - was charged' with : having, obstructed.the police in connection withia'row which;occurred.in Wyndhamstreet: It' was- stated that he had had: ; .to- leave- on a steamer, ..where he. was employed, and the' hearing of i the. ease wasadjourned: until i Tuesday next. Charles R. .Burns and. Joseph i King,, the former- of whom. did. not, appear> were charged with having behaved in a threatening" manner in- Wyndham-street: King; declared theret was a row, in* the street, anl as' he wB/lked -past; Burns- rushed him. The*Bench'decided to convict.and discharge- King, while Burns was fined' \£il from his deposit' of:£s; BAD MARKSMANSHIP. Arthur Phillis was refused: liquor atthe'Britomart Hotel, and showed his-'dis-approval of such procedure -by directing a- volley of stories at the licensee. Eortunately- his- aim was had, though onestone- narrowly missed the licensee's wife. Phillis pleaded that he was drunk-at'the-'time; and had no recollectionof theoccurrence: The Bench-inflicted, a fine of* £T with ;the- alternative of 48 hours in gaol.

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POLICE COURT., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 86, 12 April 1909

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POLICE COURT. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 86, 12 April 1909

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