ADELAIDE: TUESDAY, AUGUST 10. [Before Mr. S. Beddoma. P.M.1
jonacti rearce ana jsmma isaker were fined 10i each for using indecent language. Frank Delano and Thoaias Blinman, two boys, wpn» ' rhjireed with thrnarinti stnnpa in VUn.l.iro
street1 on July 21. Defendants pleaded that they did not throw the stones in a public thoroughfare. A police-constable stated that on the day in ques tion he saw the defendants stand on the north Bide of the road opposite Dorsetti-terrace and fire several' times with 'stingarees.' Fined 2s. Gd. each.' ' ?..:..... Ridiard Morqney appeared on the remanded charge of stealing a blanket, the property of George Alford. George Alford Btated that the blanket ' produced belonged to him. Left it at Mr. Clark's stables at the end of the week before last in Thomas Hanky's charge. Saw prisoner a day or two previous at a boarding-house in Hindley- street. Prisoner had been in the stable and seen the blanket. The loose Box where it was left was not locked. By prisonerT-Could almost swear to the blanket. By His Worship- Had no doubt it was hia. Prisoner stated 'that: he saw from the papers that the' Wankets were' claimed or his wife. She never claimed them to his knowledge. Committed for trial at theJSupreme Court: ; Tlnmas Rauner. Jama Beard, sad Henry Pee J,' three boys, were charged, on the informa tion of Mary Gurnmer, ' with unlawfully throwing stones at Bowden on July 30. Bay ner pleaded not guilty.1 and the others pleaded guilty. Prosecutor stated that she saw the defendants outside her door, and two stones were thrown on thereof. Beard and Peel were fined 2s. '6dY each, and ordered to pay half the Court-fees, '7a. (Jd. in all each, and Bayner/was dismissed. : . John Kerney, sen, was charged, on the information of Ann Kerney, wife of John Kerney the younger, with refusing to contribute to the support of his grandchild, Emily Kerney, aged three years, its father being a prisoner at the Dry Creek Labour Prison. Defendant pleaded inability to maintain the child. Ann Kerney stated she was unable to support the child. Thought defendant was able to support it. The Destitute Board refused to give any help, on the ground that the grandfather was able to do so. John Kerney, on being examined, said his means of subsistence were uncertain. He had a wife and three daughters, of the ages of 19, 16, and 14, who were unable to get constant work, and were on his hands. His Worship said he could make no order under the circumstances.
Penalties of Ss. with 203. costs were inflicted in the following cases -.—Mary Burke and Margaret Bitrraae, using abusive language, on the informa tion of Ann Eldtidge; Ann Eldridge, using obscene languase: David Eldridge, using abusive language, on the information of Mary Burke; and Susan Hefferman, using abusive language, on the information of Mary Burke.