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  1. FOUR MURDERS ALLEGED Girls Strangled LEONGATHA TRIAL Evidence of Confessions
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 18 February 1936 p 7 Article
    When Arnold Sodeman, aged 35 years, labourer, of Blair street. Leongatha, was placed on trial before Mr. Justice Gavan Duffy in the Criminal Court yesterday on ... 2916 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.526)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.526)

  2. WESTBROOK BOYS. CONTROL AND REFORM. ADDBESS BY MR. T. JONES. TOOWOOMBA, October 1.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 2 October 1929 p 25 Article
    "I am this State's bogey man. Many a child has been kept under temporary control by the threat of being seilt to Westbrook, where he would be ... 614 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.526)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.526)

  3. WESTBROOK FARM HOME FOR BOYS.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 5 January 1924 p 4 Article
    The farm home for boys at Westbrook is a State institution, at which also a school is conducted by a member of the staff, who is a classified teacher. The District Inspector of ... 146 words
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  4. MODERN MEANS LACKING. Teaching in Gaol. TRADES USELESS TO FREED MEN. The Home Secretary (Mr. E. M. Hanlon) admitted last night that a statement by a defendant that trades learned i...
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Tuesday 3 October 1933 p 16 Article
    "I ask for leniency on the ground that I have not had a fair chance in life," said Thomas Johnston (31), farm labourer, after he had been convicted, ... 709 words
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  5. WESTBROOK INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL.
    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 3 November 1906 p 18 Article
    The State industrial school for boys was formerly at Lytton, but in order that the boys might have the advantage of a training in agriculture and be more usefully em ... 346 words
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  6. BRUISES ON YOUTH Ex-Warder's Alleged Use Of Whip
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Tuesday 25 July 1950 p 7 Article
    BRISBANE, July 24: A detective said in the Toowoomba Police Court today that a boy, whom a former prison warder ... 130 words
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  7. LIKE DICKENS, SAYS JUDGE "Sadism" act in flogging
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Wednesday 16 August 1950 p 3 Article
    TOOWOOMBA, Tuesday.—"Sadistic habits" of a Kingsthorpe farmer in flogging a lad of 18 were most revolting. Mr. Justice Philp ... 286 words
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  8. From cities and towns BURLEIGH HEADS
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Tuesday 18 July 1950 p 7 Article
    Progress Association.—The Burieigh Heads Progress Association decided to ask the Town of South Coast Council to erect players dressing rooms on the ... 1757 words
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  9. COMMITTED FOR TRIAL Alleged Assault On Youth
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 26 July 1950 p 5 Article
    BRISBANE, Tuesday.— Mervyn Charles Shannon, 34, farmer, of Kingsthorpe, was at Toowoomba to-day committed ... 97 words
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  10. Youth Tells Of Assault
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Thursday 27 July 1950 p 2 Article
    Brisbane.—Mervyn Charles Shannon (34), farmer, of Kingsthorpe, was at Toowoomba committed for trial on a charge of unlawfully ... 92 words
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  11. Boy "like slave," says judge FARMER GAOLED FOR A YEAR
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Thursday 17 August 1950 p 3 Article
    TOOWOOMBA, Wednesday.—Mr. Justice Philp told a Kingsthorpe farmer to-day that he had apparently been maltreating a subnormal boy under his care and regarding him as a slave. ... 318 words
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  12. Farmer for trial Kicked, says lad
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Wednesday 26 July 1950 p 3 Article
    TOOWOOMBA, Tuesday.—Mervyn Charles Shannon, 34, farmer, of Kingsthorpe, to-day was ... 167 words
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  13. SADISTIC ASSAULT ON YOUTH BRISBANE, Wednesday.
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Thursday 17 August 1950 p 3 Article
    Mr. Justice Philip described details of an assault case in Toowoomba Court as "like something out of Dickens." ... 113 words
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  14. WESTBROOK IDEAL FOR REFORMING BOYS
    Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1885 - 1954) Thursday 27 July 1944 p 3 Article
    BRISBANE, July 25.—Environment of Westbrook home for boys was eminently suitable for the reformation of wayward boys, said the Health and ... 174 words
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  15. Boy recaptured
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Tuesday 4 December 1951 p 3 Article
    TOOWOOMBA, Monday.—Kevin Leslie McGregor, who escaped from the Westbrook Boys' Home recently, has ... 25 words
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  16. Boys' chief
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Thursday 19 June 1952 p 3 Article
    TOOWOOMBA, Wednesday.—Westbrook Farm Some for Boys' superintendent (Mr. Thomas R. ... 23 words
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  17. "TAUGHT NOTHING" Boys At Westbrook PRISONER'S STATEMENT BRISBANE, October 2.
    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Tuesday 3 October 1933 p 8 Article
    After his conviction in the Criminal Court to-day on a charge of breaking, entering and stealing, Thomas Johnston, 31, farm labourer appealed for leniency ... 281 words
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  18. Westbrook Term For Youth
    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Tuesday 6 April 1954 p 4 Article
    BRIBANE, April 5. — Fourteen-year-old Stanley Edward Watson, who lust week wasi found guilty of having ... 120 words
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  19. TEACHER TRANSFER
    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Friday 26 November 1954 p 4 Article
    BRISBANE, November 25.— Mr D. J. Harman, head teacher State School, Builyan, has been appointed head teacher ... 30 words
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    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 20 November 1915 p 13 Article Illustrated
    "GABA TEPE" AT WESTBROOK. An underground rifle range (50yds.), where the Westbrook boys are doing their 'little bit" by training for" the Front. It was constructed by the boys themselves. Dozens of old Westbrook boys are already in the ranks; four joined last week. ... 45 words
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