William Slavin is charged on warrant with the larceny of £8 from Robert Lemon at Elsternwick Racecourse, on the 12th instant. Description: 32 years of age, 6 feet high, stout build, repulsive looking, neither fair nor dark, brown mustache only, high cheek bones; dress not described. Brother to F.P, Slavin, the boxer. Supposed to have gone to Sydney. Complainant gave the offender £8 in connection with a wager on a race, but when it was over the offender could not be found.

Victoria (Australia) Police Gazette, January 15, 1889.