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(Before Messrs F. Anderson and W. M'Nee, J.P.s.) Importuning.—Mere Finnegan, charged with loiteriDg in Crawford street for immoral purposes, pleaded guilty, and was fined £l, or fourteen days' imprisonment. By-law Cases.— Adam Scott pleaded not guilty to a charge of applying for hire in Princes street at a place other than 'an authorised stand.—The witnesses for the prosecution stated that defendant. drove alongside a tramcar and applied for hire to Caversham.—The Bench inflicted a fine of 20s and costs (14s). John Hislop pleaded not guilty to allowing the ohimney of his premises in Princes street to catch fire, and after evidence the case was dismissed.

For permitting cattle to wander in the Borough of Mornington James M'Nab was mulcted in the Bum of 2s fld. For allowing cattle to he at large at St. Clair Thomas Cuttle (two charges) was fined ss; Jane Allan, Catherine Greany, Frank W. Pefre, and Frederick Scanlan, 2s 6d each; and David Taylor, Is. * -„ • Alleged Breach of the Peace. Charles Girvan was charged with committing a breach of the peace in King street on the lath inst.—MiC. M, Mouat appeared for defendant, who pleaded not guilty— Sergeant O'Neill stated that the man assaulted in this case was a patient in the" hospital, and would not be able to attend the court for several days. He therefore asked for an adjournment for a week.—Adjourned accordingly.

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THE COURTS-TO-DAY., Issue 10454, 26 October 1897

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THE COURTS-TO-DAY. Issue 10454, 26 October 1897

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