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MAGISTRATE'S COURT.

(Before Mr T. A. B. Bailey, g.M > J DRUNKENNESS. Two first offenders were convated *-£* md discharged. ,^ OBSCENE LANGUAGE. . : * ? Esther Coliins was sentenced to fow. "" *en days' imprisonment for usinc olk "** scene language. J>» BREACH OF PROHIBITION * A ~, ORDERS. * * Archibald Nk-hol! Gilehrist admitted n rhargc-s of drunkenness and precunei liquor uunng the currency of a probiS * > tion order. The Magistrate imposed a Js> hne of as and rosts on the first chared * * and 20s and cost* on the second T *- John Burgess pleads! "Not gtultr" -♦*" to procuring liquor during the currency 2 oi a prohibition order- Gwehdolui ** Chalk, who was charged with supply,™ %Z him with liquor, denied the chare? t T Constable 8.-urd stated that be met d*. > fondants in Colombo street. Sydenham vi end Burgess was carrying a'bottle of stout which Miss Chalk «id was h2 * l-roperty. She had been in the Hoe. h pital, and nad been ordered to drink *' stout. Defendants said that they had ,' met one another a few moments pr*. * vioiisly. and Burgess at the suggestion « - ot Miss C halk, carried the bag contain. * * ing the bottle of stout. The Magistrate did not accept the "* emanation, aud fined Burcess £1 and f costs, and Miss Chalk £2 and costa Arthur Oswald Brunsden and Jnba Ann Cole were each fined £1 and cost! tor procuring liquor during the cur. ~ n ncy of prohibition orders. * BY-LAW CASES. Frederick Martin, Thos. Hester, Wm. P. Daly, and Ludovica Waller wen each fined 7s and costs for riding u> M cycles on footpaths. Cecil Fowler, a youth, and John Cross were each fund * os, and Thomas and Elizabeth Barf "" were convicted and discharged for com. knitting similar offences. Nelson Kent (Mr Hunt) pleaded "Not guiUy" te driving a motor-car along a footpath— \ the esplanade at New Brighton- Mr < * Hunt stated that the defendant was a doctor's chauffeur, and had to take a 1 i patient in the motor-car to a home a quarter of a mile along the "X beach, and he could only get there by « driving the car along the esplanade * Ho asked the Magistrate not to ronnet '"a*** his client as when licenses were ibumLV*' by the City Council, lie would then have *" * a clean record. The Magistrate diamuaed the case. Ira Freeman, Wm. Henry Wheeler, »* Geo. Cogar, Henry Rossiter, Matthew ?" - Cameron, and Roland Robinson we» ench fined 10s and costs for ndntg V bicycles at night without light* J similar charge in respect to a motor , v ~" c>cle against Geo. Purdo wae dismissed, "' and Geo. Hadcock, whose house and bicjele had been destroyed by fire snot';, an information was laid for riding >' " without allightt t was convicted and die-: ',*•- charged. , V-*"

Thomas Robinson, Albert Fletcher* * " Bert Arthur Frostick, Geo. Hodgkta:'~ : t son, Chas. Parker, Geo. Murray, Frank "A Harrington Bennetts, Alfred Muff, Ak'* * ' bert Belston, and Chas. Kidd were' - ~ each fined os and costs for driving ]r**rV-»* liicles across intersections at a walking pace. A charge against Edward Bates (Mr Hunter) of dririnri|Ej|j a motor-car at an excessive speed^.'W f i« across the intersection of High Cashel streets, dismissed. Fredene|i|**f£ Brown and Wm. Kilday were convki«|iip*s! and discharged for driving horses :iiw,fc?ifi carts across the intersection of field. High, and Manchester streets''•fciap; more than four miles An hour. * Hobbs was fined 5e and costs for lear-' ;j ing a horse attached to a vehicle 'ÜB-tfi attended for a greater period than minutes. ■ -f BROKEN WINDOWS. t|| Alfred Dory Ogier was orderedutoJl pay the cost of repairing a window in 'ij a shop occupied by Jda Annie Hodge '| in Lower High street, and fined 40s costs, in default seven dr.ya' n;ent for using indecent language. Vy iSri Margaret Bruns was ordered to pay'■';« 7s 6d, cost of repairing a window which** she had wilfully broken. ■* siij FIRES. ■ ''3§§ Lucy Ellen Sullivan was convicted; 'jm and discharged for lighting a fufe W§M the open air" without first giving hours' notice to the City Council. ■ A ■« chaTge against Courtney Nedwill of {M allowing a shimney to catch, fir* withdrawn. . , VfJ FISHERIES ACT. ~ :3g William Carter and Artirar Moor* were charged with, on December 12ib, at New Brighton, having taken iol« lose than nine inches in length, with drawing a net on to the beach eiiipty it. iSergeant Burrowcs and Ca&ii% stable Carney gave evidence .as to in ,T accused take fish from a net hauled on,to the beach. Ttoy/>« found one undersized sole in their l«jk j^ The Magistrate imposed a fine mjglfk* each for taking- the undersued and £1 each for pulling the net out« f s£ thejvater on to the beach. h. Alfred Griffin, Arthur Griffin, liom Mole, and John Lnmnuj each fined 10s and costs for ?™ag:'»&g net on to the beach at New Bngnwifc^rp LYTTELTON. * Js& (Before Messrs C. Ferrier, J.P., w« *^ Garrard, J.P.) . ! ■*£& Stuart Walls was charged witt hW|||l ing forged and uttered a <&W w /J&Wi £100, purporting to have been ee>«*||| by St. John McLean Buckley. On •S?||| application of Sergeant Ryan, "».£|§§ cused was remanded to appear '**|3 Oamaru on Monday morning. VMgi Julien Huggins, an elderly men, was arrested by Detective Muter December 3lst, was charged ™SJ*£JS3! ing on that date committed an assault upon a boy, eleven age. The Bench cleared th* After the evidence had been cused reser\'ed his defence, and committed for trial at of the Supreme Court in ChnstcnWO^^j ASHBURTON. ' ■'''$?£ Richard Noalon, toar d iT&*xa+& keeper, Ashburton, was yesterday the maximum penalty ot £oO on charge of koepu.2 hqpot the No-license district of Nealon nas twice previously been «£-,,» victod of sly grog selling within »'/* last five yceis, but the iiagatrate, *r ~ V. 0. Dov, upheld counsels .J**±j, tention that as the licensing Ashborton has, since the last ««2£'/« tions, undergone a change » . I *». b ?S:isf Idariek and is not now »£»**& '™* , # thus avoided. ' ">%f WAIMATE. : ,.• ;| ,Befo»e Manchester and AttwW.^ A man n amcd J McNrni. «l»«jJQl| on a charge of <«™ mlttm ß *^d? 3« b offender for drunkenness fin«l 10s. ?

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MAGISTRATE'S COURT., Press, Volume LXVI, Issue 13626, 8 January 1910

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MAGISTRATE'S COURT. Press, Volume LXVI, Issue 13626, 8 January 1910

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