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1895, William Morton - Unfit For Publication
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Evening News, Tue 12 Feb 1895 1

CENTRAL POLICE CASES.
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    William Morton, 42, was charged with having wilfully committed a gross act of indecency on the night of January 29. Detective Draper, who was an eye witness, gave evidence, and the accused was committed for trial at the Court of Criminal Sessions at present sitting at Darlinghurst.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Thu 21 Feb 1895 2

CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT.—
Wednesday.
(Before his Honor Mr Justice SIMPSON and a jury.)

    Mr Wade prosecuted for the Crown.

CASES FOR TO-DAY.

    Charles Peterson, manslaughter; William Morton, indecency.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 23 Feb 1895 3

CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT.—
Friday.
(Before his Honor Mr Justice SIMPSON and a jury.)

    Mr Wade prosecuted for the Crown.

CASES FOR MONDAY.

    HT Boyd, soliciting to commit murder; George Dent, conspiracy, assault, imprisonment; Thomas Bonner, maliciously setting fire to a steamer; William Morton, lewd conduct.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 1 Mar 1895 4

CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT.—
Thursday.
(Before his Honor Mr Justice SIMPSON and a jury.)

    Mr Wade prosecuted for the Crown.

CASES FOR TO-DAY.

    Rebecca G Boyd, attempted illegal act; William Morton, lewd conduct; Thomas Power, George Bowling, and William Cable, breaking and entering; Hugh Septimus Winter, forgery and uttering.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Tue 12 Mar 1895 5

METROPOLITAN QUARTER SESSIONS.
Monday.
(Before his Honor Judge Coffey and a jury.)

    Mr Merewether prosecuted for the Crown.

CASES FOR TO-DAY.

    Jas Moffitt, false pretences and forgery and uttering; William Morton, lewdness; Robert Felix Sali, forgery and uttering; Henry Fuller, horse-stealing.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Wed 13 Mar 1895 6

METROPOLITAN QUARTER SESSIONS.
Tuesday.
(Before his Honor Judge Coffey and a jury.)

    Mr Merewether prosecuted for the Crown.

CASES FOR TO-DAY.

    Arthur Wells, acknowledging a recognisance without authority; Frank Peterson Hutchinson, inflicting grievous bodily harm; Joseph Horace Kennedy, stealing from the person; William Morton lewdness.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Thu 14 Mar 1895 7

METROPOLITAN QUARTER SESSIONS.
Wednesday.
(Before his Honor Judge Coffey and a jury.)

    Mr Merewether prosecuted for the Crown.

ACQUITTED.

    William Morton, who was arraigned on an indictment charging him with lewdness [obscenely exposing his person in Hyde Park], was found not guilty.

 


1     Evening News, (Sydney, NSW), Tue 12 Feb 1895, p. 5. Emphasis added.

2     The Sydney Morning Herald, Thu 21 Feb 1895, p. 3. Emphasis added.

3     The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 23 Feb 1895, p. 7. Emphasis added.

4     The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 1 Mar 1895, p. 6. Emphasis added.

5     The Sydney Morning Herald, Tue 12 Mar 1895, p. 3. Emphasis added.

6     The Sydney Morning Herald, Wed 13 Mar 1895, p. 7. Emphasis added.

7     The Sydney Morning Herald, Thu 14 Mar 1895, p. 6.