5th November 1912
Reference Numbert19121105-43
VerdictNot Guilty > no evidence; Guilty > unknown
SentenceImprisonment > hard labour

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EMILIUS, Louis (73, tailor), and EMILIUS, Anna (45), both unlawfully procuring two young girls, to with, Lettie Emilius, aged 17 years and Louisa Emilius, aged 16 years, to become common prostitutes; both having the custody of the said Lettie and Louisa Emilius, girls under the age of 16 yean unlawfully did cause or encourage their seduction or prostitution.

Mr. Travers Humphreys and Mr. Roland Oliver prosecuted.

The indictment with regard to Louisa Emilius (under 16) only was proceeded with.

The Common Serjeant held that as Louis Emilius had been ill owing to an accident and there was no direct evidence against him, he could not be convicted of causing or encouraging.

Verdict, Louis Emilius, Not guilty; Anna Emilius, Guilty.

Sentence: Nine months' hard labour.


(Tuesday, November 12.)

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