The Sydney Morning Herald, Wed 30 Jan 1901 1
Committed for Trial.—At the Water Police Court yesterday, before Mr Wilshire, SM, Felice Langlade, 53, was committed for trial on a charge of stealing a watch and chain, a brooch and ring, valued at £12, the property of Kate Lecaldons, about December 26, 1900.
Assaulting a Constable.—At the Central Police Court yesterday, before Mr J Mair, SM, William Deane, aged l8, butcher, was charged with assaulting Constable Jeremiah Hartnett in the execution of his duty The accused was fined £10, or four months’ imprisonment.
False Pretences.—At the Glebe Police Court yesterday, before Mr Isaacs, SM, John Sharrar, aged 49, was charged with having obtained from Mrs Ellen Cooper the sum of 5s by means of false pretence with intent to defraud, on January 25. Mr Banfield appeared for the defence. The accused was ordered to be imprisoned with hard labour for six months.
Committed for trial.—At the Glebe Police Court yesterday, before Mr Isaacs, SM, Hervey Pickett, aged 30, was charged with having, in the presence of divers persons, behaved in a disorderly manner on January 21 in the yard of a house fronting Mount Vernon-street, Forest Lodge. The accused was committed for trial at the next Court of Quarter Sessions at Darlinghurst, and was allowed bail.
An Unstamped Receipt.—At the Glebe Police Court yesterday, before Mr Isaacs, SM, W McKenzie was charged with having, on August 16, at Leichhardt, given to one Mary Ann Burton a receipt for the sum of £2, liable to duty, and not duly stamped. Defendant stated that the receipt was given at night, and he could not then delay the matter as complainant was going away next morning to Riverstone. Since then a dispute had arisen between himself and the complainant. Defendant was fined £2, with 4s 10d costs added, in default seven days’ gaol.
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The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 1 Mar 1901 2
(Before Judge Rogers and juries.)
Mr WL Merewether Crown Prosecutor.
Hervey Pickett pleaded not guilty to a charge of wilful exposure at Forest Lodge on January 21. Mr HA Moss appeared for the defence.
The jury, after lengthy consideration, acquitted the accused, and he was discharged.
1 The Sydney Morning Herald, (NSW), Wed 30 Jan 1901, p. 10. Emphasis added.
2 The Sydney Morning Herald, (NSW), Fri 1 Mar 1901, p. 8.