7ROSE'CUT3'ON IN CHRIS7GHUF3CH
CHRISTCHXJRCH, February 27. At the Magistrate's Court to-day Charles McCarthy, bookseller, was oiiarged with having «old an indecent fcook. The volume was one which had /iesn circulated extensively in the Do.minion cf recent years. * The police evidence described the purchase, and A^id'tho defendant was never warned about the sale'of the book. Mr Cassidy, for the defendant, objt'cted i.c; tne prosecution on the. ground that the police had not secured proper authority from the SolicitorGeneral under Section 12 of the Act. The caso was adjourned for a month to'enable the police to get authority.
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INDECENT BOOKS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8805, 27 February 1914
INDECENT BOOKS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8805, 27 February 1914
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