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Cain's Brand

THE sooner young men like Vincent Cain (20), who come out . from the Old Country .armed with an English accent and a bottle of hair-oil, get rid of the distorted fdea that New Zealand is? a ne'er-do-wells' paradiEe, the, better, will ■< be the chances for the immigrant who Is honestly In searoh of work.* Just fourteen months after ar? ■ riving, young Cain faced,an Auckland magistrate to admit having obtained the sum of £25 by false pretences. His was an impudent, get-rich-quick scheme. <•'•"' Gaining employment from the Auckland agent of the Dominion . Portrait Co., he devised the Idea ' of presenting bogus orders to his employer which brought him m the sum of 15/- commission on each .order; When arrested he told the police he was a remittance man. "I; have made inquiries, I',l', stated Probation Officer Campbell,;, "and find that accused had been m trouble m England. Furthermore, letters were found m his possession which show him to be a sexual ' case. y His employer ; refuses to have any more tovdo with him." - Cain was. committed to the Borstal Institution for a period not to exceed two years.lirn'miiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiifiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiini iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiniiiiiiii'iiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiii Hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiciiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiciiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiniiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiriiiiiiiiiiii mi

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Cain's Brand NZ Truth, Issue 1180, 12 July 1928

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