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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY.

RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT.

(Before E. H. Carew, Esq., R.M.) J. A. X. Reidle v. Charles Wilier (Timarn).— Claim, L 52 10s, money lent. Mr Thornton appeared for plaintiff, for whom judgment was given, with costs. J, Wilkie and Co. v. James W. Waller.— Claim, L2119s lOd, for goods supplied. Mr J, Macgregor appeared for plaintiff, for whom judgment was given, with costs. J. May v. Susannah Matthews.—Claim, L2 lls sd, for confectionery supplied. This partly-heard case was resumed, and, after further evidence had been given, plaintiff was nonsuited. J. Braithwaite v, F. Laurenson.—Claim, LB9 Bs, for rent, etc. In this previouslyheard case His Worship now gave judgment fqr plaintiff for LlB Bs, with coats. Gage and another v. Chnrton.—ln this previously-heard case His Worship now gave judgment for defendant, with costs.— Leave to appeal was granted,

CITY POLICE COURT.

(Before Messrs J. Elmer and Colin Allan,

Justices.)

Drunkenness, —Three first offenders were convicted and discharged. Bridget Biggs (against whom there were twelve previous convictions) was fined 10s, with the alternative of forty-eight hours’ imprisonment; Flora Carter (seventeen previous convictions) was likewise dealt witii. Vaorancy. —The last-named offender was further charged with vagrancy.—Sergeant Geerin stated that Carter got her living by prostitution, and that she was constantly prowling about the back streets annoying pedestrians. Several previous convictions having been proved the accused was sentenced to three months’ imprisonment, cumulative on her previous sentence.

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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY., Evening Star, Issue 7907, 15 May 1889

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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY. Evening Star, Issue 7907, 15 May 1889

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