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THE COURTS.-TO-DAY.

RESIDENT MAGISTRATE'S COURT.

(Before Messrs J. P. Jones and F. Mallard, Justices.)

E. J. Bryant v. John Christie and Robert Neilson. —Claim, L 4 lis 6d, on a judgment summons.—Ordered to pay the debt by instalments of 5s per week, in default seven days' imprisonment. J. Donnajly v. Robert Scott.—Claim, LI 7b, for use of an oven. Mr Gallaway appeared for plaintiff; Mr Sim for defendant. —Judgment for 5s 3d, without costs. Wong Lee v. A. Forsyth.—Claim, 14s, for goods sold. Judgment for plaintiff by default.

A. Barron v. 11. Kain.—Claim, 18s lid, for goods sold. Mr Finch for plaintiff— The amount of the debt had been paid, and judgment was now given for costs. D I.C. v. E. Coyle.—Claim, Ll3 8s 2d, for goods sold.—Judgment by default.

CITY POLICE COURT.

(Before Messrs H. S. Fish and S. Elborn, J.P.s.)

Dbcnkenness.—A first offender was convicted and discharged. A Bad Character— Anne Sherry was charged with being a common prostitute, and also with behaving in a violent manner in Dowliog street last night.—Sergeantmajor Bevin stated that there are eightyone previous convictions recorded against accused.—Accused was sent to gaol for * month.

Keeping Unregistered Dogs.—Charges of keeping unregistered dogs were heard against the following persons:— Hugh Macfarlane, fined 10s, without coats; John Mount (for whom Mr E. Cook appeared), case dismissed, the dog being proved to be the property of C. £. Haughton (who is on a trip to England), to be registered at Caver sham, and to be simply left in defendant's care; Robert Bart, fined 2s 6d, without costs; Fredemk BUson, 2s 6d, without costs ; John Grey, 2s 6d, without costs; John Cranfield, 2s 6d, without costs; DonaldM lPkereon, two dogs, 2s 6d, without costs in eaph case.

Stray Cattie.— Patrick Let was charged, with allowing a cow to wander on the Town Belt, and, the case being proved, was fined 2s Bd, without costs.— Hjfatihew Dormer, oharged with a similar offence, and against whom there are nineteen previous convictions, was fined'los, without costs.

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THE COURTS.-TO-DAY., Evening Star, Issue 7918, 28 May 1889

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THE COURTS.-TO-DAY. Evening Star, Issue 7918, 28 May 1889

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