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THE COURTS-TO-DAY.

RESIDENT MAGISTRATE'S COURT

(Before Messrs C. Haynes and R. Hay, Justices.)

J, Wurr v. W. and J. Brown (Strath Taieri). —Claim, Lll 10s 3d for maintenance of a child, Mr Sim appeared for the plaintiff; the defendants did not appear, and were unrepresented by counsel. peared that since service of the summons the sum of L 4 14-i had been paid on account of the claim, and judgment was now given for the balance (LG 16n 3J) with costs, CITY POLICE COURT. (Before Messrs W. L. Simpson, Donald Stronach, and J, Logan, J.P.s.) DlU 1 nkenness.— John Duncan (nine previous convictions), who did not answer to hfs bail, was fined 20s, in default fortyeight hours’ imprisonment. Vagrancy. Eliza Harding (fifty-four previous convictions) admitted having insufficient means of support. Sergeant-major Bevin said that accused had been given a number of chances, but always preferred to go back to her old way of living. She had been sentenced on previous occasions for vagrancy.—Sentenced to one month’s imprisonment, with hard labor. A Disorderly Hocse.— Kale M'Crae was charged on remand with being the occupier of a disorderly house in Moray place.—Sergeant-major Bevin said that accused had been convicted, but sentence had been deferred for a few days so as to give her a chance of leaving the neighborhood. She had left the locality, and the police did not wish to go on with the matter.— Accused was ordered to come up for sentence when called upon, the Bench remarking that the police would thereby have some hold on her.

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THE COURTS-TO-DAY., Evening Star, Issue 8050, 29 October 1889

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THE COURTS-TO-DAY. Evening Star, Issue 8050, 29 October 1889

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