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TIMARU, May 13.

At the Police Court to-day T. Morgan was fined L 26 and costs for gambling in a public place—the bar of a hotel—with dice. A bystander, who gave the information, saw him using false dice, and when the prisoner was arrested a die was found in his pocket with all 4's, s's, and 6's. For the defence it was argued that the bar of a hotel was not a public place under the Gaming Act, as a publio place, according to the Australian diotum, means one open to the publio at all hours of the day. The Bench overruled this,

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GAMBLING WITH FALSE DICE., Issue 7905, 13 May 1889

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GAMBLING WITH FALSE DICE. Issue 7905, 13 May 1889

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