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who are summoned but fail to attend the Mayor's Court at 9 o'clock each morning are her after to be arrested under an attachment from the Recorder and hold to ball to appear. Both the Mayor and the Recorder and made to lose a vast deal of time in their sittings by the slowness of witnesses, who seem to forget that others are greatly inconvenienced by their tardiness in attendance. Promptness is important in all things, but especially so in criminal courts.

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