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1894, George Fowler - Unfit For Publication
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Evening News, Fri 1 Jun 1894 1

POLICE COURTS.
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NEWTOWN.

    George Fowler, 17, a Fijian, was remanded on a charge of attempting to commit an unnatural offence.

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Evening News, Sat 2 Jun 1894 2

POLICE COURTS.
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NEWTOWN.

    George Fowler, 17, was committed for trial on a charge of attempting to commit an abominable offence.

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The Daily Telegraph, Tue 12 Jun 1894 3

CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT.
(Before Mr Justice Innes.)
Monday, June 11.

    Mr PJ Healy prosecuted on behalf of the Crown.

UNNATURAL CRIME.

    George Fowler, a boy, was charged with having, on the 29th May, at Marrickville, committed an unnatural [attempted bestiality with a slut] crime. The jury found him not guilty, and he was discharged.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Tue 12 Jun 1894 4

CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT.
Monday.
(Before his Honor Mr Justice INNES and juries.)

    Mr PJ Healy prosecuted on behalf of the Crown.

NOT GUILTY.

    George Fowler, a youth, charged with an unnatural offence at Marrickville on 29th May, was found not guilty, and discharged.

    George Martin, a youth, was charged with breaking and entering the dwelling of George Abbott, at Sydney, on 14th May, and stealing £64, some jewellery, and clothing, the property of Robert Dyson. During Mr Dyson’s temporary absence from his lodgings his chest of drawers was ransacked, the jewellery taken, and the money, which had been hidden in the room was also gone. It was alleged that accused and another youth pawned the jewellery and clothing. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty.

 


1   Evening News, (Sydney, NSW), Fri 1 Jun 1894, p. 6.

2   Evening News, (Sydney, NSW), Sat 2 Jun 1894, p. 5.

3  T he Daily Telegraph, Tue 12 Jun 1894, p. 3.

4   The Sydney Morning Herald, Tue 12 Jun 1894, p. 3. Emphasis added.