DEFENDANTS FINE;:. At the Invercargill P-olice Court on Monday last, before Mr S. E. McCarthy, S.M., Martin Campbell, who occupies the old Gladstone Ho j tel, was charged with., selling whisky, with keeping whisky and beer for sale, and with receiving an order for beer. Oil the first charge defendant was fined £4O, and ordered to pay the amount at the rate of £5 per month. On the other charges he was convicted and discharged. Frank Coutts, who manages Whitting’ham and Co.’s beer depot north of the Waihopai, and who has a half share in the business, was similarly charged, the same men as in Campbell’s case stating that they had been supplied with liquor for which they had paid. The case for the defence was that no money had passed.. The magistrate said he had been forced to the conclusion that the defendant had not told the truth, and imposed a fine of £SO, with costs, in default, a month’s imprisonment, on the charge of selling beer on 16th June.
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SLY-GROG SELLING., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 11, 29 June 1907
SLY-GROG SELLING. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 11, 29 June 1907
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