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RESIDENT MAGISTRATE'S COURT. (Before Messrs W. Hutchison and H. North, Justices.) Wong Lee v. A. Forsyth.—Claim, LI ss, on a judgment summons. Mr Hanlon, who appeared for defendant, asked for an adjournment for a month, undertaking that the money should be paid within that period.—Plaintiff agreed, and case adjourned accordingly. J. Steedman v. T. Mayo,—Claim, L2 15s, for rent.—Judgment by default. Denniston and others (assignees of the book debts of Mercer Bros,) v. Hugh L).ivis. —Claim, LS 6a 7d, for gaods supplied. Mr Finch, for plaintiffs, said that defendant had admitted the debt and paid L2 on account. —Judgment by default. James Donnally v. John M'Donald.— Claim, L2 19s 9d, for bread supplied. Mr Stamper appeared for defendant, against whom judgment was given for L2 3i 6d, with costs.

J. Whyte v. W. Braid.—Claim, LIS, for commission on sale of land. Mr W, Macgregor appeared for plaintiff, and Mr Thornton for defendant.—Judgment for plaintiff for LlO and costs (L2 (5s 6d). CITY POLICE COURT. (Before E. H. Carew, Esq., R.M.) Drunkenness.—One first offender was convicted and discharged.— Charles Laverty, three previous convictions, was fined 10* f in default forty-eight hours' imprisonment ; and Mary Ellen, Mahonty, twenty-two previous convictions, was fined a similar amount with a like alternative. Selling Beer without a License.— Harris Frkdlich was charged with selling teer on the 27 th ult. without being licensed to do so. Mr Sim said that Mr Solomon had informed him that he was unahle to defend iu the case at prcsont. Arrangements had been made with Inspector VVeldon for an adjournment for a fortnight, and this His Worship agreed to. Maintenance.—ln thecaso Metzv. Metz, which was heard a fortnight ago and adjourned for the purpose of allowing the parties to come to some arrangement, Mr Sim (who appeared for plaintiff, Mary Ann Metz) stated that no arrangement had been made between the parties, and there was little likelihood of any settlement being arrived at. Defendant had sold all the furniture in the house, and he (learned counsel) was not quite sure that he had not left the colony,—His Worship ordered defendant to pay 15s per week ; fiiet payment to be made next Thursday.

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THE COURTS-TO-DAY., Issue 7974, 1 August 1889

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THE COURTS-TO-DAY. Issue 7974, 1 August 1889

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