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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY.

RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT.

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

G. Latimer v. T, Whelan.—Claim, L 6 ]ls, on a dishonored cheque.—Judgment was given for plaintiff, with costs. D, Benjamin and Co. v. W. G. Urquhart,—Claim, L 27 Cs fid, on a dishonored promissory note. —Judgment was given for plaintiffs, with costs.

Stewart and Holmes v. A. Wickland.-** Claim, L2 2s, for professional services rendered,—Judgment was given for plaintiffs, with costs.

W. Imrie v. J. Smith.—Claim, 18$, for goods supplied. Mr Joel appeared for plaintiff.—lt appeared that defendant had paid 17s since the issue of the summons, and judgment was now given for plaintiff for Is, with costs. J. Johnson v. G. Smith.—Claim, LlO,

alleged to be due in connection with the Bale of a norse. Mr Macgregor appeared for plaintiff ;Mr Stamper for defendant.—His Worship gave judgment for Ll. E. J. Bryant v. A. AlleD.—Claim, Lll 14s, on a judgment summons. Mr Mouat appeared for plaintiff.—Defendant was ordered to pay L 6 forthwith, L 3 on September 1, and the balance on November 1, in default fourteen days' imprisonment.

CITY POLICE COURT.

(Before Mr J. Logan and General Fulton, J.P.s.)

Drunkenness. —Annie Gasby (one previous conviction) was fined ss, in default twenty-four hours’ imprisonment. A first offender was summarily dealt with. Robbery from a Dwelling. Harry Thomson was charged with stealing on May 28 from the dwelling-house of Emily Robbeck two gold rings, one gold brooch, and one pair of earrings, of the value of Lls. Chief detective Henderson said that accused was only arrested yesterday afternoon by Detective M’Grath, and as the case would require some working up he would ask for a remand until Wednesday.—Accused raised no objection, and the remand was accordingly granted. By law Cases.— For allowing cattle in their possession to wander at large at Northeast Harbor, Thomas Sullivan and Patrick Griffen were fined Is and 4s respectively, with costa.

Stealing —James Fcaron, William Dormer, and Edward Dormer, three lads, were charged with stealing, on the 24th ult,, three dozen bottles of soda water, the property of John Brown.—The accused Edward Dormer did not appear, his mother stating that he was ill.—Sergeant O’Neill said that on the 21at ult. there had been a dance at the North Dunedin Drillshed, and, among other articles that were left were several dozen bottles of soda water and lemonade. Upon the hall being visited, it was discovered that tho door had been burst in, and the articles mentioned taken. Possession was traced to the accused, who, after drinking the contents of the bottles, sold the latter to a dealer.—ln answer to the Bench, Mrs Dormer said that her sons gave her no trouble, and she had not the slightest idea that they had committed tbe offence with which they were charged.—The Bench said they would discharge the boys, but they would have to come up for sentence when called upon. If they behaved themselves they would never be troubled, but if they misbehaved in any way they would be severely dealt with on the present charge.

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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY., Issue 7951, 5 July 1889

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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY. Issue 7951, 5 July 1889

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