CHRISTCHURCH. In the Supremo Court to-day Franlt Bowring Turner, a solicitor, pleaded guilty to the fraudulent conversion of £77, which had been paid in him on trust. It was stated by the Crown that the prisoner had been drinking heavily, and that his books were muddled. Air Alpers, who appeared for Turner, said that he used about £3O for family maintenance, not for speculation. Prisoner was dismissed from a ban!-: two years ago on account of intemperance. He qualified as a solicitor 18 months ago. The money had _ been restored. Turner muddled into dkbm»sty. It was not a deliberate theft. Mr Justice Sim deferred sentence.
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SUPREME COURT, Evening Star, Issue 15640, 3 November 1914
SUPREME COURT Evening Star, Issue 15640, 3 November 1914
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