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THE COURTS—TO-DAY.

CITY POLICE COURT.

(Before Messrs W. D. Hanlon and John Waldie, J.P.s.) Alleged Breaking and Entemno.—Two boys named James Alexander Carman and Charles Lee Jardine, each of the age of fifteen years, were charged with, on September 8, breaking and entering the eonnting-house of John Hamann , with intent to commit , crime, therein. They were further charged "with breaking and entering the same premises on- or about August 31 and stealing therefrom 3s m money and 2s worth of postage stamps.—air Solomon appeared for the accused. Chiet-detective O’Brien asked for a remand until Monday next, which was granted,’ the boys being liberated on their parents’ sureties of ijco each.

Drunkenness. Two'first offenders were convicted and discharged. Theft of 'i imber.— Edward Roebuck, a man or respectable appearance, was charged with having, on or about September 3, stolen two pieces of Oregon pine, of the value of £4, the property of Hellyer Smith.—Accused pleaded guilty to stealing a portion of the timber.—Evidence having been given by complainant, Mrs Strachan, George W. Hill, and Plain-clothes Constable Cooney, the Bench decided to convict accused, and sentenced him to one month’s imprisonment -with hard labor.

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THE COURTS—TO-DAY., Evening Star, Issue 10417, 11 September 1897

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THE COURTS—TO-DAY. Evening Star, Issue 10417, 11 September 1897

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