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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY.

SUPREME COURT—IN CHAMBERS,

(Before His Honor Mr Justice Williams.)

Be Wilmam Robins, deceased. —Motion for order authorising administratrix to sell certain lands (Mr J. Macgregor).—Accordingly. Be Annie Falconer, deceased.—Motion for order authorising administrator to sell certain lands for remuneration to administrator, and for costs (Mr J, Macgregor). — Accordingly; report confirmed. Bowler and others v Street and others. Summons, by defendants (other than Jane Bowler) for emendation of state ment of claim (Mr G. Cook), Order in forms of summons ; costs reserved. Re James Hu tchino.s, deceased,—Motion for remuneration to administrator (Mr W. hj, Stewart).—Referred to Registrar.

Be Deed of Settlement by John Crawford. —Petition for appointment of new trustees, to ratify certain sales of land and for costs (Mr G. Cook),—Accordingly, Motions for Probate.— Accordingly re James Muir (Mr William Macgregor), Thomas Andrew (Mr James), William Silvie (Mr Kettle), JamesPennin (Mr A. Bathgate), William Gibson (Mr Sim), and Robert Ramsay (Mr Sim).

RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT,

(Before E. H. Carew, Esq., R.M.)

Albert Dornwell v. James Walsh.— Claim, L2 3s lid, balance of account rendered for goods supplied.—Defendant was examined at length, after which the case was adjourned. Matthew Begg and others v, John Arnott Reekie.—Claim, LI 14s 4d, balance of account duo. Mr Wilkinson appeared for the plaintiffs. Defendant denied having received some of the goods which were mentioned in the account forwarded to him. Ho also denied having received any letters in connection with the amount alleged to bo owing.—Mr Wilkinson elected to take a nonsuit.—Judgment accordingly.

CITY POLICE COURT. (Before Messrs A. Burt and R. Chisholm, J.P.s.) Dkcnkbnnkss. —John Woods (with ono previous conviction) was fined ss, in default twenty-four hours' imprisonment. Robbery from a Dweluno. Richard BoUre/l Daniels was charged with breaking into and entering the house of William Armstead in King street, on or about the 21st inst., and stealing therefrom one peram bulator, valued at 15s,—Detective Ilender son said that as tho house was an unoccupied ono, and as none of the prosecutor's family had slept in it, a charge of larceny would need to be substituted. Charles Shepherd, a dealer, said that accused came to his place on the 2lat inat. and offered tl e perambulator to him for ss, Accused said it belonged to his mother. Witness recognised accused by a peculiar mark on his cheek. William Armstead said the perambulator was placed in an unoccupied house adjoining his own house. The windows of the house were all fastened. About a week ago ho discovered that a window had been jammed up, and the perambulator was gone,—Detective M'Grath said that, when arrested, accused said he bought tho perambulator from a boy in George street.—Accused gave his age as seventeen.—Mr Burt said that tho Bench had no desire to deal severely with accused, as he had never been brought before the Court previously. They would give him another chacee, and would ’convict him and order him to bo brought up for sentence when called on. Should he appear before them again he would be severely dealt with.

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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY., Evening Star, Issue 7945, 28 June 1889

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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY. Evening Star, Issue 7945, 28 June 1889

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