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Request: Demo 1387780778852799
Status: PROCESSED Received: 23 Dec 13 17:39:38 Format: plain
Job: Sydney Morning Herald, 20 Oct 1923 Comment: View in Trove

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QUARTER SESSIONS. ~* (Before Judgo Cohen.) QUARTER SESSIONS. I (Before Judge Cohen.)
Crown Prosecutor, Mr. L. J. McKean. APPEAL. Crown Prosecutor, Mr. L. J. McKean. APPEAL.
-, Leo Gerald Gorman appealed against a sen- -, Leo Gerald Gorman appealed against a sen-
j tonco of ano month's imprisonment with hard j tence of one month's imprisonment with hard
labour pronounced upon him by Mr. W. J. Camplin, labour pronounced upon him by Mr. W. J. Camplin,
S.M., at tho Contrai Police Court on Ootobor S.M., at the Central Police Court on October
1, for assaulting a constable. Ills Honor varied 5, for assaulting a constable. His Honor varied
the sentence- to a Uno of ��5 and ASSAULT AND the sentence, to a fine of ��5 and ASSAULT AND
ROBBERY. William Thompson and Joseph Now were ROBBERY. William Thompson and Joseph Now were
chargod with having, on October li, at Sydnoy, charged with having, on October li, at Sydney,
assaultod Ernest George Slavln and robbed assaulted Ernest George Slavin and robbed
him of a pocket knife and II/. The scousod him of a pocket knife and III. The accused
waa sontonced to two years' imprlsonraont was sentenced to two years' imprisonment
with hard labour in Bathurst Gaol. FALSE PRETENCES. with hard labour in Bathurst Gaol. FALSE PRETENCES.
John William Dunn pleaded guilty to having John William Dunn pleaded guilty to having
on Juno 30, at Sydnoy, falsely protended to on June 30, at Sydney, falsely pretended to
Charles Patrick MoCoo that ho was authorised Charles Patrick McCoo that he was authorised
by Former and Company, Llmltod, to dollver by Farmer and Company, Limited, to deliver
to him a suit of clothes and to re��oive tbo ��um to him a suit of clothes and to receive the sum
ot ��7 In payment. Tho accused, who was defended of ��7 In payment. The accused, who was defended
by Mr. Brad- ley, was bound over In rocognlsance by Mr. Bradley, was bound over in recognisance
of self and one auroty in ��20 each to come up of self and one surety in ��20 each to come up
for aentonoe if called upon, and to bo ot good for sentence if called upon, and to be of good
bohavlour tor 12 months. HO-USEBREAKtNG. behaviour for 12 months. HOUSEBREAKING.
Albert George Dangarfield ploadod guilty Albert George Dangerfield pleaded guilty
to having broken and onterod the dwelling house to having broken and entered the dwelling house
of John O'Grady at Liverpool on Sep- tember of John O'Grady at Liverpool on September
29, aud stoallng ��7/13/2. He was ro mundod 29, and stealing ��7/13/2. He was remanded
tor sentenco. MALICIOUS DAMAGE. Stanley William for sentence. MALICIOUS DAMAGE. Stanley William
Folkes, who ploadod guilty on February 20 to Folkes, who pleaded guilty on February 20 to
damaging a plate glass window, tho property damaging a plate glass window, the property
ot William CurtlB, and who failed to pay the of William Curtis, and who failed to pay the
amount of ��13/13/ as ordorod, was bound over amount of ��13/13 as ordered, was bound over
in his own recog- nisance in ��20, to como up in his own recognisance in ��20, to come up
for sentenco it called upon within three months, for sentence it called upon within three months,
and to pay ��2 forthwith to the Clerk of the Poaco, and to pay ��2 forthwith to the Clerk of the Peace,
and I ordered to pay Instalments of ��2 until and I ordered to pay Instalments of ��2 until
the amount owing Is paid. ,Mr. W. D. McMahon the amount owing Is paid. Mr. W. D. McMahon
appeared for the ac cusod. LARCENY. Gladys appeared for the accused. LARCENY. Gladys
James, who was convicted ot stoallng tho Bum James, who was convicted of stealing the sum
of ��35, tbo property of Donald Mollroo, was of ��35, the property of Donald Mollroo, was
bound over In reoognlsanco of self and one surety bound over in recognisance of self and one surety
in ��25, to conic up for sentence If cnllod upon, in ��25, to come up for sentence if called upon,
and to be of good behaviour for 12 months. Mr. and to be of good behaviour for 12 months. Mr.
E. R. Abigail appeared on bohalt of Mr. J. W. E. R. Abigail appeared on behalf of Mr. J. W.
Abigail for the accused. ASSAULT. Louis Clifford Abigail for the accused. ASSAULT. Louis Clifford
Wilkinson, who pleaded guilty on Thursday- Wilkinson, who pleaded guilty on Thursday
to committing an Indecent ns sault on u male to committing an indecent ns sault on a male
person on board tho Urttlsb ship Esperance person on board the British ship Esperance
Bay on September 13, then on the high sons, was Bay on September 13, then on the high seas, was
bound ovor lu recognlsanco of BOlf and ono Buroty bound over in recognisance of self and one surety
In tho sum of ��20 oach to como up for sentence in the sum of ��20 each to come up for sentence
If called upon within two years. Mr. E. It. Abigail if called upon within two years. Mr. E. R. Abigail
appeared for the accused. , NO. 2 COURT. (Before appeared for the accused. NO. 2 COURT. (Before
Judge Rolln.) Crown Prosecutor, Mr. E. R, Barton Judge Rolin.) Crown Prosecutor, Mr. E. R Barton
(In- structed by Commonwealth Crown Solicitor). (instructed by Commonwealth Crown Solicitor).
ACQUITTED, Evidence was continued regarding ACQUITTED, Evidence was continued regarding
tho chargo against John Evoristus O'llogan the charge against John Everistus O'Regan
of conspiracy and having unlawfully removed of conspiracy and having unlawfully removed
taxation papors. The nccusod, In tho wIuiobs taxation papers. The accused, in the witness
box, donled that he had ovor lnterforod with box, denied that he had ever interfered with
filos In tbo Taxa- tion Department. In reply fires In the Taxa- tion Department. In reply
to his couusol (Mr. Windeyer, K.C.) tho defendant to his counsel (Mr. Windeyer, K.C.) the defendant
said he was ono of tho first Income tax officers said he was one of the first income tax officers
to ha ap- pointed In Now South Wales, and had to be appointed In New South Wales, and had
ronialncd in tho department for Bovoral years. remained in the department for several years.
Ho had boon an alderman of Randwick, n. Justice He had been an alderman of Randwick, a. Justice
of tho Penco, and had hold other public pOBltlons. of the Peace, and had hold other public pOsitions.
Wltnoss stated that ho had never been om ployod Witness stated that he had never been employed
In the F��deral Taxation Department. Ho bud in the Federal Taxation Department. He had
known Mr. Covony for Bovoral yearn, and Detectivo-Sorgcant known Mr. Covony for several years, and Detective-Sergeant
Stuart Robson for about three year��. Coveny Stuart Robson for about three years. Coveny
had Bpokon to him about Income tax mutters, had spoken to him about Income tax matters,
und had remarked that lie was In troublo about and had remarked that he was in trouble about
LiIh lucome tax roturns, nnd askod wltnoss LiIh income tax returns, and asked witness
to help, which he ngrood to do, and certain papers to help, which he agreed to do, and certain papers
wcro handed to him for the purpose of compiling were handed to him for the purpose of compiling
roturns. Sometime after, Covony told him that returns. Sometime after, Covony told him that
he lind rando arrangements with Bomoone else he had made arrangements with someone else
to do the work. On returning the papers to Covony to do the work. On returning the papers to Covony
witness said: "What about the ��25 I put on Precious witness said: "What about the ��25 I put on Precious
Dust for you?" Covony replied that he was short Dust for you?" Covony replied that he was short
of cash, and gavo witness a post-dated chequo of cash, and gave witness a post-dated cheque
for ��25. At a later dato Coveny tele- phoned for ��25. At a later date Coveny telephoned
him not to put the cheque through, as things him not to put the cheque through, as things
were not too good. Mr. Windeyer: Wob there any were not too good. Mr. Windeyer: Was there any
other reason why that cheque should not have other reason why that cheque should not have
been pre- sented that morning?-No. Did you been presented that morning? No. Did you
have anything to do with Mr. Coveny's Income have anything to do with Mr. Coveny's Income
tax filo?-No. Do you know anyUiinf About lBt*r_��j;a_<�� tax filoselle. Do you know anything About lBt*r_��j;a_<��
��vlth filon at either the Federal or State with fires at either the Federal or State
Tai��- ,! . lion Departments?-N'o. ; ' YY'ltnoss Fair- lion Departments?-N'o. ; ' Witness
also denied having loft taxation ' i papers also denied having left taxation papers
at the bottle dopartnient of the Sup-.. !t remo at the bottle department of the Sup-.. !t remo
Court Hotel, stating Hint he bad ru- , turned Court Hotel, stating that he had returned
them porsonnlly to Mr. Covony. . , ; YY'itnosB them personally to Mr. Covony. . , ; Witness
omplintlcaliy denied o��'er iccolrlnR f < emphatically denied ever iccolrlnR f a
a clieouo from Covcny in ronnoction ��vlth cheque from Coveny in connection with
In- �� como tax matters. Tho eheqim found in the a come tax matters. The cheque found in
tbo ,. wallot, he enid, ����as tbo ono given the s. wallet, he said, was the one given
t bira by Mr. Covony In payuiout to him by Mr. Covony In payment
for the bet of ��25 on s Precious Dust. .^ ? Patrick for the bet of ��25 on s Precious Dust. is ? Patrick
McGrath, a bookmaker and contrac- tor, stntod McGrath, a bookmaker and contractor, stated
that O'Rogan lind asked bim to put ' .< ��25 on that O'Regan had asked him to put ' a ��25 on
Precious Dust for him on Juno IS ' last. YY'ltness Precious Dust for him on June 15 ' last. Witness
hail remarked: "It must bo a . '. had remarked: "It must be a J.
good thing, Mr. O'ltegan, for you to plaa��, good thing, Mr. O'Regan, for you to place,
-, ; ��25 on It," nnd O'ltep.in had answered 2, ; ��25 on It," need O'Regan had answered
that., ,4t| It was not lila, but Covony's money. that., 4th It was not like, but Covony's money.
On, that ?'' occasion Precious Dust rnn {hird On, that ?'' occasion Precious Dust ran third
In tbo mee. < [ Mr. YY'lndejer, K.C., ����itb In the race. < Mr Windeyer, KC., with
Mr. Slier���� ood (In- ' Mr. Shere good (In-
'; structed by Mr. \Y*. Niland and Mr. C. L- j '; structed by Mr. \Y*. Niland and Mr. C. L- J
�� Shoehey) nppenred for tbo defendant. t\l A Sheehy) appeared for the defendant. t\l
Tho Jury brought In n vordiet of not quilty. The Jury brought in a verdict of not guilty.
( ? and tho accused ����as discharged. t'[ ( and the accused was discharged. the