INTER-STATE. S VICTORIA. Melbourne, March' 20. In the Fitzroy Police Court to-day Gershon Thomas was committed for trial on a charge of having induced a minister to perform a marriage cere mony between his daughter and Frede rick Perry. It was alleged that re= presentation was made to the minister that Perry, a minor, was 22 years of age. At an inquest to-day in connection with the death of a child named Winni fred Foster (5), burned at Olinda, a verdict of accidental death was return ed. The child, after her clothes caught fire at a burning log, ran to her mother, saying: "Daddy's fires went out, and I wanted to light them. I had some ferns and they burnt my dress." In the second trial of Edward Linnell, a French dentist, in the Criminal Court to-day, on a charge of having assaulted a girl, the jury against disagreed. The accused was remanded. About 600 tins of benzine floated ashore west of Cape Wolomar, and were secured by two residents. They are be lieved to be part of the cargo of the s.s. Warrimoo, thrown overboard when the cargo caught fire off Cape Schanck. Ex-detective William Henry Main- waring, died last month and left pro- perty worth £7,146 to be divided among his six children. Daniel Grimwood was charged in the Criminal Court to-day with the man slaughter of William Francis Monaglan at Port Melbourne on February 7. The men had been drinking and Monaghan fell and hurt his head. He slept in the sinme bed as Grimwood, and the latter left him apparently asleep. He was afterwards found in bed dead. Mr. Justice Hodges said that there was no thing to justify a shadow of proof against the accused. He directed the jury to find him not guilty. Probate duty to the amount of £7,186 3s. was paid to-day on the Victorian es tate of the late Peter Tyson; of Sydney, grazier. NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, March 20. The question of the medical examina tion of children attending State schools was brought under the notice of the Minister for Education to-day by a de putation representative of the Child Study Association of Sydney and Sub urbs. It was contended .that many children wero physically unfit to attend school, and that there was grave danger in allowing those suffering from diseaso to associate with healthy companions. Mr. O'Comnnor, in reply. ?nkcd the de putation to be patient with the Depart ment until it. could find out the right antd practical and most bhclficial way of lianriling the matter. The IBritisli .Medical Association would he asked to assist in discovering whether or not any children in the schools were physically and mentally unfit to be there. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Adelaide, March 20. The eleventh industrial exhibition of the Chamber of Manufactures was open ed by the Governor to-night in the Ex hibition Building, in the presence of about .10.000 2ersons. The show, which is the finest of the kind held in Sm?th Australia, dill remain open for six weeks. QUEENSLAND. Brisbane, March 20. The 1Mt. Garnet police have reported to the police at Cairns-that a man nam ed Donnelly, stated that he had shot dead a man named Morgan, about 12 mile? front Townsville. and that he did so wilflilly. Tllh police are iitvestigat ing the matter.