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Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners’ Advocate, Wed 14 Aug 1895 1

TELEGRAMS.
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(From Our Correspondents.)
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NEW SOUTH WALES.
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Sydney, Tuesday.

SERIOUS CHARGE.

    Percy McDonald, said to be 15 years of age, was at the Redfern Court to-day charged with the committal of a shocking offence. Accused was committed for trial. Bail was allowed.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 14 Sep 1895 2

METROPOLITAN QUARTER SESSIONS.

    The following is the list of cases to be heard at the Sydney Quarter Sessions, which open on Monday before Judge Fitzhardinge:—Bert Ward, larceny and receiving; Richard Alderton, maliciously injuring property; Thomas Ford and John Mulcahy, garroting, assault, and robbery; Nellie Garrety Fincham, maliciously injuring property; Alice Edmunds and Kate Wearing, stealing from the person; William Bern, breaking and entering and receiving; John Jacob Jackson and William Thompson, larceny from ship; Frederick Robinson, inflicting grievous bodily harm; Edwin Smith, breaking and entering dwelling (three charges); Bert Ward, false pretences; Richard Hemsley, entering dwelling at night; Henry Henderson, assault with intent; Percy McDonald, bestiality; Carl Olstoln and Charles Landberg, assault and robbery; Walter Lambert, illegally pawning (three counts); Thomas Jones, stealing from person; Edwin Smith, breaking, entering dwelling; Richard Thomas Steele, housebreaking and larceny; Edward Thomas Warren, embezzlement; John Morrison, cruelly wounding an ox; John Ferrigan, attempt to maliciously wound; Frederick Paget, Charles Pearson, Edwin Smith, and Henry Pearson, breaking, entering dwelling Archibald Vaughan, stealing from person; George Agnew, stealing from person; Frederick Fillis, breaking, entering, and receiving; Henry Best, larceny; Ah Lung, housebreaking and receiving; Wm Jarrett, stealing and receiving; Charles Williams, garotting and assault and robbery; John Hayes and Charles Williams, garotting, assault and robbery, and stealing from person; Edwin Smith, breaking and entering; Henry Pearson, housebreaking and larceny; William Morgan and James Brown, stealing in dwelling; George Hill, larceny; William Martin, stealing from person; John B Glasgow and Blanche Summers, receiving stolen property; Henry Hayck, false pretences; Michael King, housebreaking and larceny; Michael King and Charles Burton, larceny (two case); Henry Hayck, false pretences; Samuel Brimble and Robert Jamieson, conspiracy; William McDowell, perjury; William Parker, larceny; Charles Burton, stealing in dwelling; Henry Hayck, false pretences; Michael John Donohoe, embezzlement; John Seymour, larceny; Mow Sing, perjury; John Huxley, stealing from person; William Parker, larceny and receiving; Edgar Fenn Tye, misappropriating funds as a trustee; George Anderson, attempt to steal from person; John Seymour, larceny and receiving (two charges); Emma Williams, larceny; William Saville, larceny; Sarah Ann Regan, stealing in dwelling; James Pride, cattle stealing; Elizabeth Wolland and Clara Ellis, stealing from person; Charles Meyers, attempted false pretences; Myra Heaver, using instrument with intent; James Pride, larceny and receiving; Solomon Davis, breach of Bankruptcy Act; Susan Bailey, child desertion; Maggie Coghlan, child desertion.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 20 Sep 1895 3

METROPOLITAN QUARTER SESSIONS.
Thursday.
(Before his Honor Judge FITZHARDINGE.)

    Mr Merewether prosecuted on behalf of the Crown.

CASES FOR TO-DAY.

    The following cases have been set down for hearing to-day:—Percy McDonald, lewdness; Henry Henderson, assault; William Morgan and James Brown, stealing in a dwelling; John Hayes and Charles Williams, garotting and assault and robbery; Elizabeth Woollard and Clara Ellis, stealing from the person.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 21 Sep 1895 4

METROPOLITAN QUARTER SESSIONS.
Friday.
(Before his Honor Judge FITZHARDINGE.)

    Mr Merewether prosecuted on behalf of the Crown.

A SERIOUS CHARGE.

    Percy McDonald, upon arraignment, was charged with having, on the 7th August, at Redfern,  committed an unlawful offence, [bestiality]. 

    The jury found the accused not guilty, and he was acquitted.

 


1  Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners’ Advocate, Wed 14 Aug 1895, p. 5.

2  The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 14 Sep 1895, p. 7. Emphasis added.

3  The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 20 Sep 1895, p. 3. Emphasis added.

4  The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 21 Sep 1895, p. 7.