Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

THE COURTS-TO-DAY.

01VY POLICE COURT. (Refore Mr 'it. Wishart, J.P.) Drunkenness.—A first offender was fined 5?, with the alternative of forty-eight hours' imprisonment. Charles Mitchell was fined 7s 6J and Peter Olsen 10s for the same offence, and with a similar alternative. Vagrancy.— Thomas Myall was charged with vagrancy, and was defended by Mr Kanlon.—Sergeant-major Bevin prosecuted, and called the evidence of Constables Grey, Gleeson, and Ward, and Detective M'Grath to show that accused was a habital frequenter of houses of ill-repute, and that in one case he had been the proprietor of one.—Annie Korris was also called in support of the charge.—Mr Hanlon submitted that no case had been made out beyond the fact that accused was ;n the habit of keeping bad hours. He also drew His Worship's attention to the fact that on a previous occasion accused's father had sworn in the Court that his son could live at his home if he chose.—His Worship convicted the accused, and sentenced him to three months' hard i labor. . . Fonri Tir/i wae charged with a similar offence, and was defended by Mr E. Cook.— Sergeant-major Bevin prosecuted, and called Sergeant Geering to prove that accused kept a house of ill-fame, on the proceeds of which ho lived,—Accused was sentenebd to two months' imprisonment. By-law Cases.— Cfeorge Quyton, charged with allowing cattle to stray, was fined 7s and costs; Mark S. Bennett, for a similar offence, was fined 3a and costs ; and Mrs Blackie was fined 7s and costs fir a like offence.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ESD18891102.2.11

Bibliographic details

THE COURTS-TO-DAY., Issue 8054, 2 November 1889

Word Count
253

THE COURTS-TO-DAY. Issue 8054, 2 November 1889

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working