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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY.

CITY POLICE COURT. (Before Messrs W. Rutherford and J. Scoullar, J.P.s.) DitunKhnness. — Jantes Murdoch was fined ss, in default twenty-four hours’ imprisonment ; while Michael Cany was fined 10s, in default forty eight hours’ imprisonment. A Fool Chimney, —A charge against Jam Paul, for allowing her chimney to catch (ire, was dismissed. Using Od gene Language, Annie Hamilton was charged with using obscene language on the 15th inst.—Mr E. Cook appeared for accused. Constable Latimer gave evidence as to accused using the language mentioned, but stated that he could not say whether the person to whom the words were addressed also used bad language, Evidence was given by Lena Smith, Louisa Smith, and others to the effect that accused was quarrelling with a woman named Burnetti, and never used the words mentioned.—Accused was sentenced to ono week’s imprisonment. Two charges of a similar nature were preferred against Fanny BarntU, who pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to two weeks’ imprisonment.

By-law Cases.— For allowing two horses to wander at largo, John Hedge was fined 5s ; and for allowing cattle to wander, James Farquharson (four charges) was fined 10s, and M, Cameron 2a Cd.

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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY., Issue 7961, 17 July 1889

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THE COURTS.—TO-DAY. Issue 7961, 17 July 1889

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