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[Per United Press Association.] CimiRTCmrRCH. Xovemher 4. In the Supreme Court to-day Thomas Maude, solicitor, defended by Mr Skerrett, ■pleaded not guilty to a charge of the theft of £I,OOO from Elizabeth 'Barnett. An application for more details in regard to the charge was made by Mr Skorrett, but ■was held over, His Ilorior savins that the depositions in the meantime gave the details the Crown relied en. Barnett stated that £1,500 was given to Maude and Harman in 1908 to invest on first mortgage. The interest fell in arTe&r* in 1912, and he asked Maude to sell up the mortgagor. Ho said he would rather not. Witness saw another firm of soHcitor». and discovered that the deeds said by Mauds to have been lodged in the bank were not there. Maude paid £6OO, but -when pressed by the solicitor he said. he could not pay the remainder. Cross-examined. Barnett said that on March 19, 1908, he lent the firm of Mande and Harman £I.BOO on call at 6 per cent., and £1,500 was subsequently placed in Maude's hands for Mrs Barnett. It was clearly understood that this was for investment. In 1909 £1,093 was paid off th« £I,BOO debt, nnd the balauc* (principal and interest) in 1910.

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SOLICITOR ON TRIAL, Issue 15642, 5 November 1914

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SOLICITOR ON TRIAL Issue 15642, 5 November 1914

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