The Invercargill Outrage.
United Press Association—By Rleotric Telegraph.
iNVEBCARGiriC, April 28 Further charges against three young men m counection with, outrages on Good Friday were brought before the Police Court to-day for assaults on two married women on the street. Rodgers and Prentice were sent to gaol for four months, while Finnerty was acquitted, his part m the affair being the spreading of his arms across the path at some distance from complainant. For assaulting Mrs O'Shannessy m her house Eodgers got six months, concurrent with the previous sentence. On a charge of destroying a women's property to the value of £5, he was committed to the Supreme Court for trial. The prisoners were the subject of popular indignation, being hooted and hissed as they lef c the Court for gaol.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6557, 29 April 1905
The Invercargill Outrage. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6557, 29 April 1905
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