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| CITY POLICE COURT. (Before H. Y. Widdowson, Esq., S.M.) Drunkennoss.—A first offender was fined 10s or 24 hours' imprisonment. Assault.—Charles Gould and Harry Edward Mowbray were charged with assaulting Joe Say, and also with breaking a window valued at 15s, the property of Say. Mr Hanlon defended. —Senior-ser-geant Dart said that the complainant was a fruiterer carrying on business in Maclnggan street. At about 11.50 on Saturday night the accused went into his shop and asked the price of cauliflower. When told the price they made use of insulting remarks, and one of them picked up some radishes and commenced to eat them. The accusefl afterwards went outside and commenced to pelt Say with radishes. Could then struck him on the mouth and bumped the window, which was broken. Mowbray pulled Say back, and the other accused struck again.—Evidence was given by the complainant and Constable Lean."—Mr Hanlon said that Mowbray did not interfere with the Chinaman until the latter got Gould down and was hitting him. Mowbray then got hold of Say bv the collar and tried to pull him off. ' Say lost his temper and pushed Gould through the window. The latter was attacked by Sav, and only defended himself. He was struck in the mouth, and had one of his false teeth broken.—Evidence was given bv the accused, Archibald MTntyre, and Arthur Clark.—His Worship said he could not convict on tho evidence, and both charges were dismissed. Theft.—Albert Smith, on remand, was charged with the theft of a bicycle valued at £4 10s.—lie was convicted and ordered to come up for sentence when called upon, on condition that he made personal application for admission to the Roto Roa Inebriates' Home and remained there for 12 months. A Railway Case.—Kenneth M'Kay was charged with quitting a train while in motion at Burkes, ami was fined 10s and costs (17s). Prohibition Order.—An order was granted acrainst a man on the anplieation of his wife.

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THE COURTS-TO-DAY, Evening Star, Issue 15671, 9 December 1914

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THE COURTS-TO-DAY Evening Star, Issue 15671, 9 December 1914