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CUT FOLTCE COURT. (Before E. W. Burton, Esq.. S.M.) Theft.- James Armita.g*> we-s- charged with drunkenness, and also with stealing an overcoat value*-! at St'*, the property of Daniel Evans.—Sfuior-sergeant Dart aaid that the complainant, was an ice cream vendor. He had his curt in his cart ye*-t«da-y when accused came along, and taking the coat, cleared out with it. A description of the man was given t'> Constable Saunders, who arrested .accused. Armiiage's explanation was that someone etole his coat, and thai, he <lid not see whv ho should not have someone else's coat. The stolen coat was found in a brcc belonging to the man. -Accused said, he took the" coat bv mistake. Me was leaving to-dav For Melbourne. -Hit- Worship said that or. the charge, of theft accuswl would be convicted at:<i ordered to come up for sentence when called upon. H he did w f Rave tit-:- country t->dav he wrnild be ordered to pay 6* expense, and on th#charge of drunkenness liy. woiiiil N J fined 10s or 48 hours. Drunkenness —A first ofr-nder ivo s tired 7s or 24 hours. A Youth Chared-He,told Moore, aged 17, was charged with, a: Uavem-hounio. receiving the'sum of 1 7s 7r! 15;: 9d. and £1 Ps 5d on terms, roqirn:'-; b'm to aeer.ur.t for the. same t» .lames Bain, hf did fi-aiiduVntiy omit i" do so.—Chief- j detective Herbert said thnt accused was j emoloved bv ilio complainant- as ;i butcher- j hoy, 'delivering goods and collecting; H< had appropriated altogether between and £23. His father was dead, ami hi* mother could do nothing with him. while Mr Axe! sou had. do no his best for him His Worship sentenced accused to- one month's imprisonment on one charge, and .said he would make a recommciwlation tl'.at he be sent, to an Tndusiial Sch"'ol. He was convicted and discharged or: th- oth u r charges. Stealing B: .ycles.- -Joseph Williain Heorgsso!! w;« ".-har-rd with stealing a Licvrie rained a' £o 10s, the properiv of Anthnnv HitTern-.n. and also with stealin- a hicvcle valval at- ±lo 10s. the proveiiv of '.Tames Harrv Johnston, ChicfnVtecuv IT'Tlvrt sa : d thai, was a desi-eli- thief _ He warked th- 'hefts in a very tunning wny. !T< V s- hi one of ■he blcvcles to a th.K'V worldng loan for 70s. In ihe otlier ease he i>-ok the bicycle fi-om a miaili'T of others Js-luic-iii;,' to ar Ross ami G!ei:dinn:L'V factory. The Rev. Mr Kine saw him take it. and i'.-,-is |ir.'«-ticaliy iv.sponsibif f. r hits arrest. Ac,'used had a number of previous eon- ". itt'or.s f-ir <lrunken::e?s svA breaches of prohibition orders, arid no end o? l:ad shown him. .A-sei's'-'f! -s-:id that h'- had !>een drinking methylatrd stiirits. - t-K'nihs' impris. rtTm-ut, in?, to )v> His Wership fe:t»hced accusal to three ■ cuTmiiative. MAGISTRATZ'S CQURT. fTV.fore E. W. Burton, Ksq.. S.M.) ■Tudsrnient hv defnult -vas edven for plaintiffs in rh P fnllowinr; a.-tions :—E. 0. ' Essex a.:d Co. v. K!a TWeoW Henderson ,of r;. : , rP ) fruit, £2 19s dd and cost? ■ 12s): W. S. Toedrh-ii and Co. v. JamcL. Callander (of .A'l'intoni courts, £6 7s 6d and costs (£1 Gs f-d) : AA'illiiim Ottrev r. V. M'oore motor hire:- £1 12s 6d and costsj9si; H. Wise and Co. v. L. Beil (of Norsewood) directory. £3 ,~s and cost? f'lOsi : Lnidlatv and Oray v. Thomas Thomas (of Otnutaui on instrument of ser-nritv, £3 15s and costs (12.-1: The Two Rays Nursurif-s and On'mrd r',,-n----pany Proprietary. Ltd. v. 11. Martin (of North Canterhnrvi trees. £2 14s ai'd rosts (17si; John 'Swhh and ('„. v. Crhhton and Henslev L -nr ;< l s . 7-. nod costs (ss): TT. Wise and" Co. v. Hcuare T'ru (of Christo-rnir-hi adve-tishi-;. £3 10s and or.sts (losi: New Zealand Tabb-f (•,-„„- punv v. Tli-ndovo.T. Ri,',?.- fof snVsei-iptions, £3 13s and costs l£l 3s fvli: samp v. Ralph Fanner (of New Plvmotith). £5 17s (1:1 ami costs i'£l 3-; 6<h : .Tohnsron. Sons. and. Co., v. Hugh Nclsnn Cnnnell (of FriMin-r) books. £2' 4s Find costs (1.0s!: same v.' George ,\. Bail (of Timaru). £2 12s 6d and costs (10si ; same v. John Brook? mf Himfly). £2 2s fsl and costs (lOsi : same v. John Alex. .Burden ('of Masterton), 15s and costs (ssi : •am? v. Arthur Clark (of Cmehunga!. £1 17s 6d and costs (ss) : same v. Frank Creen for Auckhind). £2 18s and (12s): P. Hayman and Co. v. ltd ward TVatkins (of Christehurch) goods. £5 Is Brid costs (£1 5s 6di; A. R. I'sherwood Company v._ W. P>. (of Alexandra) costs in action for goorht. Bs: John Swan and Co. v. Gunning and Co. (of Taumaruiiui) on aeootint stated. £4 16> 3d ;md costs (10s); Iron and Brassinoulders' Union of New Zealand v. ('has. Austin (of Timaru) contributions, 13s ami costs (ss) : Nimmo and Blair v. Sta::le,- Bennett (of Napier) costs in action for goods supplied. 13s: Pudnev and Gordon v. Fred. Afkwell (of AA'inton) on account stated, £4 7s 6d and costs (TOsi ; Arthur Fieldwick (traditig as tlv-> New Zealand r amera Company) v. Walter R. Pike (of Falrlie') photographic goods. £4 7s 6d ami costs flOso 11. F. Moss. Ltd. (Mr E. A. Thin.-an!. V. Chas. A'ourig. Claim £1 13s 5d on .iudgment summons for goods. Defendant ('a Chinaman! having jjiveti evidence, the Court decided to make no order. M'Larhlan and Wright, Ltd. (Mr Hayj. v. Chas. Justice (Mr Houston). Claim £lO 5u 8d on judgment summons for timber supplied. After hearing defendant's evidence the Magistrate declined to make en order. Wm. Errington (Afr Lemon) v. Patrick Fogarty. Claim £l2 15s on judfrment surrin-.ons for hoard and Li-dging. After hearing the pvi<l"ime the- Magistrate derlir.ed to make an order.

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THE COURTS-TO-DAY, Evening Star, Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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THE COURTS-TO-DAY Evening Star, Issue 15700, 14 January 1915