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1901, George Fook - Unfit For Publication
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The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette, Sat 27 Jul 1901 1

POLICE COURT.
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TUESDAY—BEFORE THE PM.

    A Chinaman named George Fook appeared to answer a charge of notorious lewdness at West Wyalong, and pleaded not guilty.

    Mr GP Evans appeared for accused.

    The case was heard with closed doors.

    The evidence of John Davis was to the effect that on the 11th July he in company with a man named Lenthall was in the mallee near Mr Field’s residence when they saw accused in an indecent position with a female on the ground. Accused got up, exposing his person. Davis’s evidence was corroborated by Lenthall.

    Mr Evans made a strong appeal on behalf of accused, but the Bench decided to commit him for trial at the Quarter Sessions to be held on the 12th August.

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The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette, Fri 14 Aug 1901 2

QUARTER SESSIONS.
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    The Wyalong Quarter Sessions opened here on Monday before His Honor Acting-Judge Armstrong, Mr F Neeld JP, occupying a seat on the Bench.

    Mr Mack acted as Crown Prosecutor. Mr GP Evans and Mr Coonan were also in attendance.

INDECENT EXPOSURE.

    George Fook, a Chinaman, on a charged of Indecent Exposure at West Wyalong on the 11th July, pleaded not guilty. The jury having visited the scene of the occurrence, brought in a verdict of not guilty, and accused was discharged.

 


1     The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette, Sat 27 Jul 1901, p. 2. Emphasis added.

2     The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette, Fri 14 Aug 1901, p. 2.