The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 2 Nov 1877 1
WATER POLICE COURT.
BEFORE the Water Police Magistrate and Mr Solomon.
Four persons were fined for drunkenness.
Mary Addly, 19, and Emily Price, 18, brought up by constable Sproule on the charge of being common prostitutes, and being found behaving in a riotous manner in Pitt-street, were each sentenced to three months’ imprisonment.
Alfred Bridges, carpenter, for a gross offence against decency in St Kilda-lane, was sent to gaol for six months.
Before Messrs McBeath, Charlton, and McMahon, JP.
SUMMONS CASES.—William Calderwood, summoned by his wife for maintenance, was ordered to pay towards her support the sum of £1 per week for twelve months. In the case Charles S Williams v. Maloney, for wages, the defendant was ordered to pay to the complainant the sum of £1, with 4s 10d costs of Court. In the case John Castle v. John A Maddocks, for detention of property, the defendant was ordered to give up possession of the property, a dog. John Donohoe was fined 5s, with 4s 10d costs, for having made use of indecent language.
1 The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 2 Nov 1877, p. 2. Emphasis added.