Goulburn Evening Post (NSW : 1940 - 1957), Monday 11 June 1951, page 1

Vagrant Wore
Live
"Fur"

To Keep Warnm
58-year-old
w-.ith
stripped'
'

man

charged

vagrancy
of a

had
large

to black

climed he I.tom-cat--which warm he wore to 'keep him in Ca when appeared he of Court pertee Petty Ses

sions, Dawes. Jack The man, was "perete (near Lithgow) months' to tenced three labour. taken was •When Dawes c6urt, bulge Asked
-police

of

Ca
sen

hard
into large
put
.and

noticed

a

insidS
what

his

old

shirt. Dawes
shirt

his
pulled

hand

it was, his into

out large of a the head tom-cat. or when police 'He objected to' t:%e cat remove in dered him that court. stated He he wore the cat there to keep him warm. He had had the animal for 15 taken from years. cat was The

him.

After tenced,
mented: ,cat with

Dawes
Mr. "I K.

had Dash,

sen

S.M.,
send

com

him,
a

think we'll too. I'm

the
we

can
somewhere."

find

warrrant

card

for

it

Dawes
a charge

pleaded
of

not

having
asked

to guilty insufficient
in
commented:
me!"

support. how he "Ben

When
lived,

court

he

Chifley keeps Apparently Mr. Chifley's
was not enough

pat
con

ronage
vinde'

to

Mr.
who

Dash.
was

Dawes

He later
station.

convicted

taken
He

to
was
'I

police Llthgow then transferred

Bathurst. stated that he lived in the Canertee district. tank the He sealed and had tank to crawl a into it through had small hole.
to Police
a

Only
with He with
Some

which food stuff he had was him cat's n-;at. was anxious take to the cat

him.
months
of

Mleron,
visited cused.

the
"home"

the
was out

J. Det. W. ago, Lithgow Police, the of ac
when

He
ran

surprised and sprayed

Dalwes
with

him eau-de-cologne, explaining always he kept the perfume hand for friends.

that
on

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