WATER POLICE COURT.—WEDNESDAY.
(Before his Worship the Water Police Magistrate, and
James Cooke was committed to take his trial at next
sittings of the quarter sessions, for burglariously breaking and entering the house of Joseph M. Mannell, and stealing therefrom one umbrella and one pair of boots, of the value of 13s 6d.
John Waller was sent to gaol for one month, for having no lawful visible means of support.
Christina Neill was fined 10s, or four days', for behaving in a riotous manner.
James Lapping was charged with burglariously entering the dwelling-house of William Fenn, and stealing therefrom two bottles of whisky, one bottle of gin, and one bottle of brandy, of the value of 8s 6d. He
was remanded till to-morrow.
James Gleeson was charged with having feloniously forged a certain endorsement on a draft or order for the payment of £14, with intent thereby to defraud. Mr. Forster appeared for the defence. The defendant was a clerk in Messrs. Stenhouse and Hardy's office. It appears that on the 4th August last Mr. Davis, con- tractor, Goulburn, sent a draft of £14 to Messrs. Sten- house and Hardy, in payment of interest on a mortgage debt. Gleeson forged his employers' name on the back, and received the money from the bank.
On the summons sheet there were twelve cases. Mary Butler, Patrick Carroll, and Matthew Stockpool were each fined 5s, with 5s 6d costs of court, in default four days' imprisonment in Darlinghurst gaol, for suffering animals to stray about the streets.—W. H. Potter and Edward Walsh were filled 2s 6d. with 2s 6d costs, in default two days' gaol, for feeding their respective horses in the streets.—Thomas Collins, was fined for being at such a distance from his van as not to have control over the horse.— The information against Mary Theresa Smith, for allowing internal communication between her licenced house and the Prince of Wales Theatre, was dismissed.—Elizabeth Hutchinson was fined 10s and 6s 6d costs of court, in default seven days' gaol, for assaulting Clare Roberts.—Catherine Frazer, for making use of abusive words towards Edward Cotter, was fined 1s, and costs 2s 6d, or to be imprisoned till the rising or the court.
LICENSING BUSINESS.—Margaret Harris's license of the Clarendon Hotel, Hunter-street, was transfered to Frederick Vale, of Campbell-street, Balmain, for a house to be known as the Clarendon Hotel, Darling-
street, Balmain. A billiard license was granted to Frederick Vale, for the Clarendon Hotel, Balmain.