ON THIS DAY…… 23rd Janurary 1953

On the 23rd January 1953, a man who was unable to explain how a pair of under pants got into his pocket was, sentenced to a month imprisonment. Senior-constable Talbot told the City Court that he saw Thomas Bradley 59 of no fixed address in Moorabool st. He was also drunk and disorderly Constable Talbot said the under pants were sticking out of Bradley’s pocket’ They were not wrapped up Bradley had said he did not know where the underpants had come from or if he had stolen them. Bradley was gaoled for unlawful possession and fined £5 for being drunk and disorderly.