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1888, Edwin R Newling - Unfit For Publication
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The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 1 Sep 1888 1

CHARGE OF SELLING AN OBSCENE PRINT.
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(By Telegraph.)
(From Our Correspondent.)
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Carcoar, Friday.

    At the police court to-day, before the police magistrate, JR [or Edwin R] Newling, a book hawker appeared to answer a charge of selling an obscene print, or picture, contained in a book entitled “Plain Home Talk,” by Dr Foote. Mr Dodd, solicitor, appeared for the defendant, Sergeant Francis prosecuting. After a patient hearing the defendant was convicted, and ordered to pay a penalty of £5. Notice of appeal was given.

 


1   The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 1 Sep 1888, p. 12.