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THE COURTS-TO-DAY

CITY POLICE COURT. (Before H. T. Widdowson, Esq., S.M.) Ihunkenness.—A first offender wa3 convicted and discharged on his paying the cab hire (2s). Another first oifendtT was timed 6a or 24 hours, and a third, who is *n inmate of the Hospital, was remanded kntil the 6th of nest mouth. Dismiased.--Sarah Flower and Louisa Muir were charged with using threatening behaviour, whereby a breach of the peace was occasioned.—JLr Irwin api?eaired for flower.—-The Senior-sergeant said that the accused lived in the north end of Cumberlaud street. They had had some domestic differences, and at about 8.30 on the evening of the 17th inst. they had words, which led to blows. When Constable Rutherford appeared on the seen© they commenced to spit at each other.—The evidence did not disclose an offence in a public place and the case was dismissed By-law Cases.—Sydney Child, who pleaded guilty to a charge of leaving a Vehicle unattended, was fined ss. Ernest Bellow was fined 5s and costs (7s) on a similar charge. George Brooks, who failed to appear in answer to charges of driving a vehicle on the wrong aide of the street and leaving a vehicle unattended, was fined 5s and costs (7s) on each charge. ——Walter Henry Overton was charged with driving a motor car at a speed greater than four miles an hour whilst turning a corner at South Dunedin. Fined 20a and coats (7s). Maintmiancei.—Neil Smith Turner, who failed to appear in answer to a charge of disobeying a maintenance order, was sen-, tenoed'to two months' imprisonment, he to bo released on payment, of the arrears (£l3 10s). Obscene iAngnage.—James AppJtegate was charged with using obscene language au Oxford Btreet, South, Ihoiedin.—Mr Hardon appeared for accused, who pleaded not guilty. —On the application of the eerdor-sergeant, tie case was adjourned until the 20th of January for the attendance of ft witness. ;

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THE COURTS-TO-DAY, Evening Star, Issue 15683, 23 December 1914

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THE COURTS-TO-DAY Evening Star, Issue 15683, 23 December 1914

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