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Chiltern Police Court.-- On Monday, June 9, the following cases were heard:
Truant officer v Jeremiah Slaven: Not sending his boy to school; Mrs. Slaven appeared and said the boy was 14-1/2 years old. Slaven had been fined on 6th March last at Wangaratta. In defence, it was said the boy was big for his age and was at work on the Wahgunyah line. The boy had since been sent to a night school. Fined 6s.

Ovens and Murray Advertiser (Beechworth, Victoria, Australia), June 12, 1879.