CITY POLICE COURT. (Before H. Y. Widdowson, Esq., S.M.I Drunkenness —Arthur Tuffen was finec! 12s in default 48 hours’ imprisonment, David Taylor, for being drunk while in charge of a horse and cart, was fined 40s in default 10 days’ imprisonment. Charge of Forgery.—.bamiicl Alex. Lewis, a lad just over 16 years of age, was charged with having forged the name of Mrs L. Phillips to a guarantee for payment of railway faro from Dunedin to Clinton, and uttering the same, to Luke D. Browctt.—Chief-dctectivo Herbert explained that the. Labor Department issued orders on the Railway Department for tickets to enable men who obtained employment in the country (and had no money) to travel, on production of a guarantee from some, reputable person. Accused had said that this signature was that of Mrs Phillips, of the City Buffet. He (the chief-detective) asked for a remand till the 11th. This was granted. Truancy.—Alfred Mills for failing to send his child to school was fined 10s and costs on each of two charges. Mr Ryan prosecuted.
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THE COURTS—TO-DAY, Evening Star, Issue 15668, 5 December 1914
THE COURTS—TO-DAY Evening Star, Issue 15668, 5 December 1914
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