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THE COURTS—TO-DAY.

RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT. (Before Mr G. L. Denniston and Dr Hislop, . J.P.s.) D. Scott v, D. M’Mahon,—Claim, Ll3 2s 6d, on a judgment summons. Mr Callaway appeared for plaintiff.—Defendant said that he had not been working for some considerable time, and had not received a penny. He had tried to get work up country, but could not get anything to do. He walked from and to Dunedin, and never paid any money for train fare. He had made an offer to plaintiff, who would not listen to reason.— Mr Gallaway asked for an adjournment for a fortnight to see if some arrangement could be come to.—Adjourned accordingly. I. Isaacs v. A. E. Hunt.—Claim, L 3 9s, on a dishonored promissory note,—Judgment for tho amount claimed by default, with coats.

M. Meenan v, E. T Woods.—Claim, L2 18s 7d, for goods supplied.—Judgment by default for the amount, and costs. H. Wertheim v, H. Gore.—Claim, L 4 4s, balanee of account due,—Judgment for the amount claimed, with costs. CITY POLICE COURT. (BeforeE. H. Carew, Esq., R.M.) Drunkenness. Edward Murray was fined ss, in default twenty-four hours’ imprisonment. Disorderly Conduct. John M'Cusker and James Johnston pleaded guilty to a charge of fighting in Jetty street.—M’Cusker was farther charged with damaging the uniform shako of Constable Martin. —The constable said that while taking Johnston and M'Cusker to the station the latter attempted to strike Johnston, and witness tried to prevent him, the result being that all three fell to the ground, and witness’s hat sustained damage that it would cost 5s 6d to repair.—On the charge of disorderly conduct M’Cusker and Johnston were each fined 10s, in default forty-eight hours’ imErisonment; for damaging the constable’s at M’Cusker was fined 10s, and ordered to pay 5s damages, in default three days’ hard labor, cumulative on the previous sentence. Damaging Property.— Findlay Anderson (eleven years of age) was charged with breaking a window-pane in the house of Henry Benjamin, North-east Valley. Mr Solomon appeared for informant; Mr Macdonald for defendant.—Fined Is and costs. Only a nominal penalty was asked for.

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THE COURTS—TO-DAY., Evening Star, Issue 8052, 31 October 1889

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THE COURTS—TO-DAY. Evening Star, Issue 8052, 31 October 1889

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