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he case involved were satisfactorily cleared up. Joseph Gussen, charged with stealing one superior set of chamber furniture, valued at $4,000, the property of Smith & Harwood, was sent on for examination before the Hustings Court. Gussen claims to be a fourth partner in the furniture business of Smith & Harwood, and being unaSmith & Harwood, and being unable to obtain a settlement he consulted with counsel as to the best mode to pursue. He was advised to take as much furniture as he thought himself entitled to, which he did, and was therefore arrested on the charge of stealing it. The Mayor reviewed the matter at some length, and gave it as his opinion that, as there had been no public announcement of the existence of a partnership between Messrs Smith & Harwood and J. Gussen, but simply a private arrangement, and moreover, as Gussen had taken the furniture from the store at an unseasonable hour in the morning, thereby implying that he knew he was acting wrong, he could not look upon it otherwise than in t