The Examiner Newspaper:-Friday 19 August 1910
City Police Court.-The case against Albert Prosser, which was adjourned from a fortnight ago, was further heard at the Police Court yesterday. Prosser was charged with driving a cab over the intersection of William and St. John streets at other than a walking pace,
and in support of his plea of not guilty he said that the breaking of the harness broke and caused his horses to bolt.
Evidence for the prosecution which was given yesterday went to show that Prosser had whipped his horses just before the intersection was reached, and this weighed with Police Magistrate Hall, who imposed a fine of 5s and costs