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A CHARGE DISMISSED. Charles Abraham Stratford (Mr Kippenbtrger), was charged, on remand, this morning, before Mr W. D. Lawrence, J.P., awd Mr E. Jones, J.P-, "with having, on August 4, used) obscene language within hearing of the public, on the East Belt. It appeared that he had seme .friends- in his house on that date to whom his wife objected, and she tried to get her small boy away. To do >this- she called in Constable Rpwell, with the result .'that the constable and Stratford had a slight scuffle, and the latter was taken, to the Police Station. The constable and Mrs Stratford stated that the 'accused had used obscene language. Thomas Barrett, Kenneth Kite and James Brown, who had! seen the affair, stated, however, that they had heard no bad language. The Bench, after warning the accused to be careful about his condubt, dismissed the ca«e.

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ALLEGED OBSCENE LANGUAGE, Star, Issue 7180, 19 August 1901

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ALLEGED OBSCENE LANGUAGE Star, Issue 7180, 19 August 1901

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