8th January 1907
Reference Numbert19070108-18
VerdictGuilty > pleaded guilty; Not Guilty > directed
SentenceImprisonment > hard labour

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DANN, William (42. horsekeeper), and DANN, Adelaide; feloniously making counterfeit coin, unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin twice within 10 days well knowing the same to be counterfeit, and unlawfully possessing counterfeit coin knowing the same to be counterfeit, with intent to utter the same. William Dann pleaded guilty.

Mr. Wilkinson prosecuted.

(During the opening statement the Common Serjeant said that as Adelaide Dann was the wife of the other prisoner, and had acted with him, and as the law stated that a wife could not be responsible if

soling under the husband's control, the prosecution against her must fail, end directed the jury to return a verdict of Not guilty against her, which they did.)

Several summary convictions were proved against William Denn. Sentence, 18 months' hard labour.

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