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1899, William Reid Gardiner and Thomas Lupton Smith - Unfit For Publication
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The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 7 Jan 1899 1

POLICE COURTS.
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    A Serious Charge.—At the Paddington Police Court yesterday, before Mr FS Isaacs, SM, William Reid Gardiner, of Bondi, hotelkeeper, age 42, and Thomas Lupton Smith, of Sydney, bookseller, age 45, were charged with committing a certain offence, [sodomy], at Bondi on December 14 last. Mr Taylor defended Gardiner, and Mr Edmunds with Mr Poole, appeared for Smith. Both the accused were committed for trial at the next Quarter Sessions. Bail was allowed, accused in £200, on their own recognisances, and two additional sureties of £100 each.

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The Daily Telegraph, Fri 10 Feb 1899 2

LAW NOTICES.

QUARTER SESSIONS.
Friday, February 10.

    William Reid Gardiner and Thomas Lupton Smith.

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The Daily Telegraph, Sat 11 Feb 1899 3

METROPOLITAN QUARTER SESSIONS.
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(Before Judge Gibson.)

    Mr WL Merewether prosecuted on behalf of the Crown.

ASSAULT.

    William Reid Gardiner and Thomas Lupton Smith were charged with assault at Bondi in December last. Mr W Edmunds (instructed by Mr CT Poole, assisted by Mr Levien) appeared for Smith, and Mr Crick, assisted by Mr PB Burke, appeared for Gardiner. At the close of the case for the Crown, the foreman of the jury intimated that they did not want to hear any further evidence. A verdict of not guilty was returned, and the accused were discharged.

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Evening News, Sat 11 Feb 1899 4

BREVITIES.
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    At the Quarter Sessions yesterday William Reid Gardiner and Thomas Lupton Smith were acquitted on a charge of having committed a serious offence at Bondi on December 14.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 11 Feb 1899 5

METROPOLITAN QUARTER SESSIONS.
(Before Judge Gibson.)

SERIOUS OFFENCE.

    WR Gardiner and TL Smith were charged with committing a serious offence at Bondi. At the conclusion of the case for the Crown the jury asked leave to retire, which was accorded. After an absence of five minutes they returned a verdict of “Not guilty.”

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Mon 13 Mar 1916 6

FUNERALS.
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SMITH.—The Friends of the late Mr Thomas Lupton Smith are invited to attend his Funeral; to leave Russell, Empire-street, Haberfield, This Day, at 1.30 pm, for Church of England Cemetery, Waverley.

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SMITH.—The Friends of Mr and Mrs JI JEFFERY are invited to attend the Funeral of their late Uncle, Thomas Lupton Smith; to leave their residence, Russell, Empire-street, Haberfield, This Day, at 1.30 pm, for Waverley Cemetery.

Wood, Coffill, and Company, Ltd.

DEATHS.


SMITH.—March 12, 1916, at his nephew’s residence, Russell, Empire-street, Haberfield, Thomas Lupton Smith, aged 62 years.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 18 Aug 1916 7

DISTRICT COURT.
(Before Judge Murray.)

CLAIM FOR COLLECTIONS.
JEFFERY and POOLE v BARNES.

    James Inglis Jeffery, of Haberfield, bookseller, and Charles Thomas Poole, of Sydney, solicitor, as executors of the will of the late Thomas Lupton Smith, of Haberfield, proceeded against AJ Barnes, estate agent, Woollahra, for the recovery of £22 1s 6d and £21 17s, rents alleged to have been collected by the defendant on behalf of the executors. Defendant admitted the claim to the extent of £42 17s, and this sum was accepted by Mr Poole (Messrs CT Poole and Sons), who appeared for the plaintiffs, the latter to have costs of the suit.

 


1     The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 7 Jan 1899, p. 7.

2     The Daily Telegraph, Fri 10 Feb 1899, p. 3.

3     The Daily Telegraph, Sat 11 Feb 1899, p. 12.

4     Evening News, (Sydney, NSW), Sat 11 Feb 1899, p. 4.

5     The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 11 Feb 1899, p. 7.

6     The Sydney Morning Herald, Mon 13 Mar 1916, pp. 5, 6.

7     The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 18 Aug 1916, p. 5.