The Coongoola Cases.
CUNNAMULLA, January 13.
At the Police Court to-day William Riley again appeared, on remand, charged with unlawfully burning Coon- coola woolshed in 1894. Further evi- dence was given in suport of the pro- secution, and at the close of the evi- dence assused, in answer to the Magis-
trate, said " I do not wish to say any- thing." He was committed for trial
to the Supreme Court, Roma, on March
Accused was then charged with the wilful murder of Ernest Henry Martyr,
at Wallen, near Coongoola, on the 14th July, 1895. Formal evidence was given, and the accused was remanded for eight days.
Riley was again brought before the Police Court in the afternoon, on a charge of burning the Coongoola wool- shed, and in answer to a question he said he now wished to plead guilty to the charge. He was then committed for sentence to the Supreme Court, Roma, on a charge of arson.