RG 39 C volume 937 Supreme Court 13347
* Although the document is now missing from the file, The King v. Desmond (N.S. 1947) was reported in Maritime Provinces Reports [20 M.P.R.], pp 297-309, where Mr. Justice Hall's opinion is printed on p. 307:
I concur with my brother Carroll.
Had the matter reached the Court by some method other than certiorari, there might have been opportunity to right the wrong done this unfortunate woman.
One wonders if the manager of the theatre who laid the complaint was so zealous because of a bona fide belief there had been an attempt to defraud the Province of Nova Scotia of the sum of one cent, or was it a surreptitious endeavour to enforce a Jim Crow rule by misuse of a public statute.