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PORT CHALMERS POLICE COURT. (Before Messrs W. Elder and J. Morgan, J.P.s.) LAKCENY.--7?osa Paulson, fifteen years of age, was charged with stealing two pairs of boots and two neckties from the shop door of J, Watson, George street. She was also charged with stealing a woman's square from the door of D. M'Gregor on the evening of the loth inst.—She pleaded guilty to the charge of the boots and ties, but not guilty of stealing the square, which she stated she had purchased. This statement was denied by Mr M'Gregor and his assistant, A. Fullarton. —ln answer to Mr Wider, Sergeant Mnlville stated, so far as he was aware, it was accused's first offenoe.—Mr Elder, in addressing the girl, pointed out that she had rendered herßelf liable to three months' imprisonment on each charge ; but the Bench had no wish to send her to gaol, and hoped that this would be * oantion to her. They had therefore decided to release her on probation for three months.

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THE COURTS.-TO-DAY., Issue 7960, 16 July 1889

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THE COURTS.-TO-DAY. Issue 7960, 16 July 1889

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