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Sydney Morning Herald Thursday 26 April 1860 WATER POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY. Mary Dwyer, of Miller's Point, was charged with having assaulted William Hoden, a neighbour. It appeared that on Sunday last a wild cow was running about Roden's-lane, and that at the same time and place, defendant, her brother, and another man, were fighting with a man named Wanless. Hoden, proceeding to the assistance of the latter, got hold of defendant to take her away, when she took up a small stone and threw it at him; it missed him, but she immediately took up a large stone, threw it, and it struck him. on the side of the head, rendering him insensible for some minutes. The medical man who attended him stated that, but for his ear, he would have lost his life. Samuel Donaldson, who saw the "row," observed the defendant throw the stone, and he had no doubt she intended to hit the complainant. Fined 40s., with costs.


1860: Wanless, resident of Miller's Point, Sydney, Australia, in a fight




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