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RESIDENT MAGISTRATES COURT. This Day. (Before Major Heaphy and Mr. Buchanan, J.P's.)

DRONKBNNBBB. ! Miry Kenny and Thomas Edmonds were each fined 5s and costs for thi* oflence. HAEBOKIKQ PKOSTITUTBS. Thomas Henry Smith was charged that, being 1 the occupier of certain premises on Lambton Quay, in the City of Wellington, wherein provisions are sold, he did suffer prostitntfts to meet together and remata therein, contrary to the form of statute in such ease mace and provided. The ease was adjourned until Tuesday next. BKSACH OPBI-UWB. Jabez Marks, carter, in the employ of Mr. Gear, was Charged with driving on the footpath in Pirie-street on the 23rd instant. ¦' The offence was admitted. r Fined 5s and costs. ' Birh*rd Banger for baring no light td hi* rebicle was fined 53 and costs. John Pegrom fur aliowiog his chimney to catch fire was fined 5s and ewts. '_; f , A DISPUTED POINT. George Belson, cab-driver, was charged with loitering with his vehicle on the public street for a longer time than was necessary ior taking op or setting down passeogers. Mr. Furwood appeared for the defence, and contended that the City Inspector had no power to lay such an information. He Called attention to tha fact that the Act laid it down that the Town Olerk was the only person authorised to appear in such cases. Be had ascertained that the information was sworn before the Town Clerk as a J.P., which wm also Irregular. s Their Worships, after hearing some remarks from tha Inspector, decided to •ijottrn this case and several others of the same kind until Monday next, the 3rd instant, I

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RESIDENT MAGISTRATES COURT. This Day. (Before Major Heaphy and Mr. Buchanan, J.P's.), Evening Post, Volume XVIII, Issue 106, 31 October 1879

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RESIDENT MAGISTRATES COURT. This Day. (Before Major Heaphy and Mr. Buchanan, J.P's.) Evening Post, Volume XVIII, Issue 106, 31 October 1879

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