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(Before Messrs H. Driver and J. Elborn, J. P. s.)

Drunkenness.—When charged with this offence Emma Pear-ion, one previous conviction,' said she was dying, and was attacked with a fit when the constable arrested her. She had just come from the hospital, and tho doctors had given up all hopo of her recovery. She had an order to go into the Benevolent Institution. Constable Parker said accused was drunk when h'e arrested her. The Bench convicted and discharged her.— John France, (seven previous convictions), Nicholas Griffin (two previous convictions), and a first offender were convicted and discharged.— Christian Tfewenspn, charged with drunkenness and disorderly behaviour,deniedthelattercharge. Sergeantmajor Bevin said that a disgraceful scene, in which accused participated, was enacted yesterday in the Octagon. Accused vas fined 20a, in default forty-eight hours' imprisonment. Johanna Twee.tUc was convicted and discharged. Breach of tub Peach.— Awlnw Flndlay and Hans Wilson wero charged with creating a breach of the peace yesterday afternoon.—Constable Ramsay said that accused were fighting in the Octagon yesterday afternoon, and both were covered with blood. A large crowd assembled, and respectable persons could not pass down the street on account of the number of people who congregated to witness the fight.— Accused were both fined 20s, in default forty-eight hours' imprisonment.

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CITY POLICE COURT., Issue 7977, 5 August 1889

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CITY POLICE COURT. Issue 7977, 5 August 1889

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