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Wellington, This day. Sentence was passed this morning on the three persons convicted yesterday of larceny. In the cases of Wm. Crosiley and Thomas Larson, the Chief Justice said that there was evidence of habitual criminality, particularly in the former, who had spent eleven years of his short life mostly in gaol. The sentences were five years penal servitude aud three years imprisonment respectively. The third prisoner, Reuben Hind, who was described as a remittance man, got twelve months ; the Judge remarking that his crime was an instance of great ingratitude. ,c The charge of arson against Henry White, of Masterton, is likely to last the rest of the day.
Chbistchtjech, This day. In the Supreme Court Herman Broth for housebreaking was sentenced to 12 months hard labor, and Chas. Morgan for receiving goods stolen by Broth, 12 months on probation.