1. List: Detective E G Ashton
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    Police cases relating to Detective Ernest Graham Ashton of the Victorian Police.
    Cases of Note:
    1903 - Arrest of three women shoplifters. Detective Ashton received a gold medallion in thanks from Melen Myers for astuteness and tact (Articles 7,8,9,10,11,12)
    1908 - The arrest of the dangerous criminal William King, an African/American. (Articles 41,42,43,44,45)
    1910 - The arrest of Miller after a dramatic chase on foot down Bourke Street through the theatre crowds.(Articles 47,48,49,50,51)
    1916 - Arrest of Squizzy Taylor on a charge of vagrancy.
    1919 - Arrest of Squizzy Taylor on a charge of loitering. This was in relation to shootings in Fitzroy, part of the Fitzroy Vendetta
    1920 - Arrest of Henry Stokes -associate of Squizzy Taylor
    1922 - Alma Tirtschke Murder
    1923 - Stamp Fraud. A very complex case
    1924 - Ivan Mouat Murder Case

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  1. Detective Who Went Unarmed. "NO-GUN" ASHTON. NOW TURNING TO POLITICS.
    Traralgon Record (Traralgon, Vic. : 1886 - 1932) Monday 7 March 1932 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Mr E. G. Ashton former superintendent of police who recently retired, was known 20 years ago as "No-Gun" Ashton. During his long career he arrested 916 words
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    2011-12-31 14:24:55.0

    An article on the retirement of E G Ashton from the Victorian Police Force.

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  2. DETECTIVE WHO WENT UNARMED "NO GUN" ASHTON NOW TURNING TO POLITICS
    Morwell Advertiser (Morwell, Vic. : 1888 - 1954) Friday 11 March 1932 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Mr E. G. Ashton, former superintendent of police, who recently retired, was known 20 years ago as "No Gun" Ashton. 423 words
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    2011-10-14 19:56:12.0

    Article on his retirement

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  3. ALLEGED SHOP-BREAKING. SEVEN MEN ACQUITTED. A DETECTIVE REBUKED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 24 February 1903 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Before Mr. Justice A Beckett and a jury of 12 yesterday, at the Central Criminal Court the hearing of the charge of shop breaking against seven young ... 628 words
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    1903 - February

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  4. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, February 23.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 24 February 1903 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Mr. John A. Connell (managing director of John Connell & Co. Proprietary), who for a number of years has been the senior resident manager in Melbourn ... 224 words
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    1903 - February

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  5. CRIMINAL COURT. THURSDAY, FEB. 26. (Before Mr. Justice A'Beckett.)
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 27 February 1903 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A young man named Alfred Roselli was charged with stealing a gun from Ernest Graham Ashton, a constable attached to the criminal investigation depart ... 870 words
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    2011-11-18 21:04:13.0

    1903

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  6. A SUCCESSFUL CHASE.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 14 April 1903 p 5 Article
    Abstract: A wild chase by an excited Chinese after a rapidly-retreating young man, who left a trail of copper and silver behind him as he strode hastily along, ... 131 words
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    1903 - Arrest in a Tram

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  7. ATTEMPTED ROBBERY OF JEWELLERY. THREE WOMEN ARRESTED.
    Camperdown Chronicle (Vic. : 1877 - 1954) Tuesday 3 November 1903 p 3 Article
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    2011-10-19 22:50:13.0

    1903 - This article reports on the arrest of three women shoplifters by Detective Ashton

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  8. WOMEN THIEVES.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 3 November 1903 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Mr. Melen Meyers, jeweller, of Elizabethstreet, who recently reported the loss of £4,000 worth of jewellery from his shop as the result of a burglary ... 146 words
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    1903 - Jewellery Theft

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  9. POLICE INTELLIGENCE. ALLEGED JEWELLERY THEFT.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 12 November 1903 p 7 Article
    Abstract: In the City Court yesterday, before Messrs. Panton, P.M., and G. J. Cook J. P. three women named Ethel Grant, Mary Davis, and Mary Brown were charged ... 983 words
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    1903 - The case was also reported in The Age, Thursday Nov 12 1903 on page 6 and in the Melbourne Herald, Nov 11 1903, page 3.

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  10. TRIAL BY JURY, THE FREQUENCY OF DISAGREEMENTS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 4 December 1903 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Another case occurred in-the Melbourne General Sessions yesterday, in which a jury disagreed, and had to be discharged without arriving at a verdict. 293 words
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    1903 - Jewellery Theft - Court Case

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  11. CRIMINAL COURT. (Before Mr. Justice Hodges.) WEDNESDAY, DEC. 16.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 17 December 1903 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Edward Healy, a young man, pleaded not guilty on a charge of having committed perjury in the South Melbourne Court on November 16 by swearing that he ... 542 words
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    1903 - Jewellery Theft- Report on the outcome of the first trial. The jury was discharged as they were unable to reach an agreement.

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  12. THREE WOMEN CONVICTED. THE THIRD TRIAL.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 24 February 1904 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Three women named Ethel Grant, Marry Divis, and Mary Brown were on trial at the Criminal Court yesterday before Mr. Justice A'Beckett, for the third ... 465 words
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    1904 - Jewellery Case - The third trial and conviction

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  13. CHARGE OF THEFT.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 29 January 1904 p 6 Article
    Abstract: About three weeks ago while May Kilkenny, the little daughter of the licensee of the Bristol Hotel, Rathdown-street, Carlton, was on her way along Un ... 183 words
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  14. A BOGUS TELEGRAM.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 6 February 1904 p 19 Article
    Abstract: Yesterday Detectives Burvett and Ashton arrested, on a charge of vagrancy, a man named David S. Barnard, the arrest being made at the Melbourne Coffe ... 236 words
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  15. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, TUESDAY. THE PAKENHAM SENSATION.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 11 May 1904 p 5 Article
    Abstract: This morning a young man went to Kirk's Bazaar to enter a horse for private sale.On giving the brands ot the animal to a lad in the office the youth ... 764 words
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  16. ALLEGED SHOPBREAKERS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 29 September 1904 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Between the time when the war[?]house of the India Robber, Gutta-perch[?], and Telegraph Company, at 374 F[?]-street, was closed on Saturday, Septemb ... 324 words
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  17. ALLEGED LARCENY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 11 October 1904 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Last night Detectives Ashton and Cahill arrested a man named Joseph Dalton, and locked him up on a charge of larceny from J. W. Anderson, of King-str ... 106 words
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  18. ALLEGED EMBEZZLEMENT.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 19 November 1904 p 19 Article
    Abstract: Yesterday Detective Ashton arrested, on a warrant issued in Sydney, a man named Thomas J. Gribben, and charged him with the embezzlement of £15 from ... 73 words
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  19. ALLEGED LARCENY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 25 March 1905 p 16 Article
    Abstract: Detectives Ashton and Cahill yesterday arrested a man named Thomas M'Pherson on a charge of larceny from a dwelling. It is alleged that M'Pherson sto ... 90 words
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  20. ALLEGED ATTEMPTED IMPOSITION. HUSBAND AND WIFE ARRESTED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 13 April 1905 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Detectives Ashton and Cahill yesterday arrested a woman Mary Brown, on a charge of having endeavoured to impose on James Wilson by means of a valuele ... 191 words
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  21. THE JOURNEY TO MELBOURNE.
    The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas. : 1899 - 1919) Saturday 20 May 1905 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The arrival of Sub-Inspector Ward and Detective Buryett Benalla drew a number of persons to the railway station. In the evening, when the same office ... 261 words
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    1905 - Arrest of Edwards - The Girgaree Murder

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  22. STOLEN MOTOR CYCLE. SMART ARREST.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 5 July 1905 p 9 Article
    Abstract: A few weeks ago the house of Mrs. Emily Adeney, in Cot[?]am-road, Kew, was entered and ransacked on a Sunday night. About £[?] worth of jewellery and ... 464 words
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    1905 - Smart Arrest

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  23. DETECTIVE OFFICE SENSATION. PRISONER [?]RINKS "NITR[?] GL[?]NE."
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 14 July 1905 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Detective Ashton yesterday afternoon [?] [?]ted in Elizabeth-street George [?]more Norris, [?] American, about 15 years of age, on a charge of false ... 376 words
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  24. FALSE PRETENCES
    The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Friday 14 July 1905 p 3 Article
    Abstract: George Morris, an American, when arrested to-day for false pretences, swallowed the contents of a small bottle which Detective Ashton wrenched from h ... 44 words
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  25. CHARGED WITH STEALING. AWARDED TWO YEARS.
    Williamstown Chronicle (Vic. : 1856 - 1954) Saturday 5 August 1905 p 2 Article
    Abstract: At the Town Court yesterday morning, before Dr. J. Johnston and Mr J. Campbell, J.'sP., a young man named Sheldron Manfred was charged with 278 words
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  26. PERSONAL.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 6 November 1905 p 4 Article
    Abstract: His Excellency the Governor, Lady Le Hunte, Miss Le Hunte, and Captain the Hon. R. D. Ryder, A.D.C., who have been the guests of Mr. Henry Dutton at ... 1711 words
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    1905 - Betting Case

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  27. CONCERNING PEOPLE.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Monday 6 November 1905 p 5 Article
    Abstract: His Excellency the Governor and Lady Le Hunte, Miss Le Hunte, and Capt. the Hon. R. D. Ryder, A.D.C., who have been the guests of Mr. Henry Dutton at ... 1167 words
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    1905 - Betting Case

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  28. THE BETTING RAID. A CASE DISMISSED.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 7 November 1905 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The recent raid by the police on certain premises in Grenfell-street, alleged to be used for the purposes of unlawful gaming, resulted in several sco ... 2320 words
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    1905 - Betting Case

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  29. THE BETTING RAIDS. DISMISSAL AND A CONVICTION. A SMALLER PENALTY.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Thursday 9 November 1905 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The stuffy atmosphere of the Adelaide Police Court was almost unbearable on Wednesday morning, when the canes of Charles Maskell and James Fergusson, ... 962 words
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    1905 - Betting Case

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  30. THE BETTING CASES. CHARGES DISMISSED.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 9 November 1905 p 10 Article
    Abstract: The cases of Charles Maskell and James Ferguson, charged in connection with the recent gaming raid, were continued at the Police Court on Wednesday m ... 1445 words
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    1905 - Betting Case

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  31. THE BETTING RAIDS. FLANNIGAN CONVICTED. FIXED £96 10/ IN ALL.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Saturday 18 November 1905 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The case of John Flannigan, agent, who was charged at the Adelaide Police Court on Thursday that, being the occupier of a room in Imperial place, off ... 1314 words
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    1905 - Betting Case

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  32. THE BETTING RAID. NELSON CONVICTED. A HEAVY FINE.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 19 December 1905 p 5 Article
    Abstract: One of the adjourned betting cases in connection with the raid made by the police on premises in Grenfell-street in October last came on for hearing ... 320 words
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  33. ALLEGED FALSE PRETENCES
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 27 January 1906 p 16 Article
    Abstract: Detectives Fryer and Ashton yesterday arrested John Knighton on a charge of obtaining money by false pretences. It is alleged that on September 17 of ... 77 words
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  34. ALLEGED LARCENY IN AN HOTEL. WOMAN COMMITTED FOR TRIAL.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 26 April 1906 p 3 Article
    Abstract: In the City Court yesterday, before Mr. Panton, P. M., the hearing of the case against Minnie Butler, housekeeper at the Pastoral Hotel, of having st ... 443 words
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  35. A SMART ARREST. ALLEGED CONFIDENCE MEN.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 31 May 1906 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Yesterday morning, just after 8 o'clock, Perey Barnes, a labourer, living at the Mctropole, in King-street, met in the street a man who asked him whe ... 812 words
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  36. MAGSMEN CONVICTED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 2 June 1906 p 16 Article
    Abstract: William Kelly and Alfred Ma[?]den, the men who tried to inveigle Perey Barnes, a young farmer [?] [?], South Australia, into giving them money, appea ... 216 words
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  37. ACTION AGAINST A DETECTIVE. ALLEGED FALSE IMPRISONMENT. DEFENDANT SUCCEEDS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 25 August 1906 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Yesterday Judge Eagleson heard a County Court action, in which Detective Ernest G. Ashton was sued for £100 each count of alleged false imprisonment. ... 374 words
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    1906 - False Imprisonment

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  38. Brunswick Police Court. Wednesday, Jan. 2. Before—Mr. R. P. Lord (chairman), and Messrs R. Wallace and P. R. Tierney, J.P's. DEBT CASE.
    The Coburg Leader (Vic. : 1890 - 1913) Saturday 5 January 1907 p 4 Article
    Abstract: W. Sanderson v D. O. Brown—Claim, £33 15/5. This case was adjourned from a previous court. In the absence of defendant, an order 760 words
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    1907 - Joseph Ashton who features in this case was related to Ernest Graham Ashton

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  39. ALLEGED DISHONESTY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 23 January 1907 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Cecil Thompson, an employe at the Temple Court Hotel, Bendigo, was on Monday morning, sent by the licensee to bank £13. The day wore on, and there wa ... 108 words
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  40. A TERRIBLE CHARGE AGAINST A LOCAL MAN.
    The Maffra Spectator (Vic. : 1882 - 1920) Thursday 25 June 1908 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Maffra residents were horrified when the news was bruited about that Charles Angus Stracey had been arrested on a charge of attempting to commit an o ... 302 words
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  41. SUSPECTED OF BURGLARY. NEGRO BEFORE THE COURT.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 4 August 1908 p 5 Article
    Abstract: At the Prahran Court yesterday, before Mr. M Kinnon (chairman) Captain Panter, and Messrs. Hyslop, Kent, and Phipps, J.P.'s, the negro William King, ... 356 words
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    1908 - Arrest of William King

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  42. SOUTH YARRA BURGLARIES. FURTHER CHARGE AGAINST KING.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 5 August 1908 p 5 Article
    Abstract: In addition to the charge of having broken into the residence of Mr. Ernest Langley, of Tivoli-road, South Yarra, early on Sunday morning last, a fur ... 309 words
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    1908 - Arrest of William King

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  43. Detective Congratulated.
    Malvern Standard (Vic. : 1906 - 1931) Saturday 29 August 1908 p 3 Article
    Abstract: At the Prahran Court on Thursday last the Mayor (Cr Dobson) took the opportunity to thank Directive Ashton for the excellent manner in 129 words
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    1908 - Arrest of William King

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  44. A DETECTIVE PRAISED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 28 August 1908 p 8 Article
    Abstract: At the conclusion of the business at the Prahran Court yesterday the mayor (Councillor Dobson) congratulated Detective Ashton on the plucky manner in ... 77 words
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    2011-10-14 20:12:29.0

    Arrest of William Knig

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  45. Smart Detective Work.
    Malvern Standard (Vic. : 1906 - 1931) Saturday 12 September 1908 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Although it may appear somewhat late in the day, we would like at this juncture to revert to a smart piece of work that was done by Detective 180 words
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    Arrest of William King

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  46. ATTEMPTED INCENDIARISM.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 22 February 1909 p 8 Article
    Abstract: COLAC, Saturday.—At Stonyford, 14 miles from Colac, an attempt was made to burn down the house of D. M'Intyre. A pile of pine sticks saturated with k ... 70 words
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  47. CITY ROBBERY. PURSUIT AND CAPTURE.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 1 August 1910 p 7 Article
    Abstract: After the robbery on Wednesday morning in Elizabeth street, when £100 worth of jewellery was stolen from the window of Mr. A. Armour of a thief who s ... 363 words
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    1910 - Dramatic pursuit

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  48. A MELBOURNE JEWELLERY ROBBERY. STREET PURSUIT OF THIEF
    The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas. : 1899 - 1919) Monday 1 August 1910 p 3 Article
    Abstract: MELBOURNE, Sunday.—Detective Ashton last night arrested a negro, who gave the name of John Smith, on a charge of breaking into the jeweller's 145 words
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    1910 - Street Chase

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  49. IN THE POLICE COURTS. ALLEGED JEWELLERY THEFT.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 2 August 1910 p 8 Article
    Abstract: John Smith was charged before Captain Garside (in the chair), Mr. D. E. Martin, and Mr. C. J. Cook, J.P.'s, at the City Court yesterday, with having, ... 179 words
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  50. AN EXCITING CHASE. MELBOURNE STREET SENSATION. Melbourne, July 31.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 1 August 1910 p 7 Article
    Abstract: "Coon" Miller, who is variously known as John Miller, John Smith, Alex[?] Jones[?] &c., can always, be depended upon to furnish the police with a goo ... 385 words
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  51. IN THE POLICE COURTS. ROBBERY FROM JEWELLER'S WINDOW.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 6 August 1910 p 15 Article
    Abstract: A young coloured man named John Smith, [?] "Chocolate" Miller, alias "Coon" Miller, was charged on remand, at the City Court, yesterday afternoon, wi ... 263 words
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  52. "STOP THIEF."
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 26 May 1911 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Detective Ashton was about to board a Brunswick tramear to go home last night, when he was arrested by a cry of "Stop thief!" He saw a man r[?]n into ... 111 words
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    1911 - Tram arrest

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  53. SEQUEL TO THE WAVE CASE. JOCKEY AND BOOKMAKER AT LAW. Melbourne, December 18.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 19 December 1912 p 10 Article
    Abstract: An action in which Albert Seastream, a jockey, of Princess-street. Flemington, seeks to recover from Frederick G. O'Neill, of Elizabeth-street. Melbo ... 256 words
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    1912 - Wave Case

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  54. THE WAVE CASE. NEARING THE END. MELBOURNE, February 17.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Tuesday 18 February 1913 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Evidence for the defence in the Wave case wan resumed in the County Court to-day. The plaintiff, Harold albert Seagtreas. jockey proceeded against 383 words
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    1913 - Wave Case

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  55. Post Office Robbery at Springvale.
    South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic. : 1877 - 1920; 1926 - 1927) Thursday 7 August 1913 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Yesterday morning the Dandenong police received intimation that the post office at the railway station had been broken into and robbed. Senior consta ... 83 words
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  56. SKILL OR CHANCE? BENCH CANNOT DECIDE.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 10 January 1914 p 16 Article
    Abstract: "This is a test case, your worship," said Sergeant Parkin at the Caulfield Court yesterdlay, when Joseph Marsh was charged by Detective A[?]hton with ... 220 words
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    1914

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  57. POLICEMEN'S LONG VIGIL. STOLEN JEWELLERY RECOVERED "PLANT" IN FITZROY GARDENS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 21 January 1914 p 14 Article
    Abstract: The curtain was rung down yesterday on a tragi-comedy which has been running for three days and nights in the Fitzroy Gardens. In plot it followed th ... 1153 words
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    2011-12-04 06:05:35.0

    The case of Frank Thomas

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  58. FALSE ACCUSATION. WOMANS STRANGE STORY. FIVE MEN IN PERIL.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 27 January 1914 p 7 Article
    Abstract: On her own admission, a young woman invented a story to the Malvern police yesterday morning, which nearly resulted in five innocent young men being ... 333 words
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  59. DREAMS AND DREAM RESULTS. POLICEMAN'S LONG VIGIL. STOLEN JEWELLERY RECOVERED
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 28 January 1914 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The curtain was rung down yesterday, (says Wednesday's "Argus") on a tragi-comedy which has been running for three days and nights in the 1039 words
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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 30 January 1914 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Before Mr. Moore, P. M., Captain Russell, and Mr. Flintoft, J. P.'s at the Prahran Court yesterday, Henry Whitmore, of 16 Essex street, was charged o ... 1122 words
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  61. POLICE NEWS. FARMER LOSES WATCH.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 13 February 1914 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Bathing on Wednesday afternoon at St. Kilda, John Clark, a farmer, of Frogmore, Yarrawonga, left his watch unguarded. When he came from his swim he f ... 629 words
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  62. DARING POCKET PICKING. NEW ARRIVAL ARRESTED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 7 March 1914 p 19 Article
    Abstract: While walking in the city yesterday, Detectives Ethell and Ashton ran almost into the arms of a man who resembled one for whom they had been looking ... 333 words
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  63. ASSAULTED AND ROBBED. ACCUSED MAN REMANDED. Melbourne, March 8.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 9 March 1914 p 16 Article
    Abstract: William Broadley (28), described as a barman, was remanded at the City Court on Saturday until Friday on charges of having, on February 20, stolen a ... 216 words
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  64. FINGER PRINT ARREST. EVIDENCE ON CARDBOARD-BOX.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 11 March 1914 p 13 Article
    Abstract: When the thief, who broke into the house of Mr. Charles P. Smith, 17 Patterson street, Middle Park, on Saturday morning, departed, he left behind him ... 150 words
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  65. CONSTABLE LOCKED UP. CHARGED WITH ACCEPTING BRIBE.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 25 March 1914 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Constable Oswald Victor Simpson, aged 26 years, was arrested last evening by Detective Ethell, and locked up at the Russell street station on a charg ... 231 words
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  66. CLEVER THIEF CONFESSES. TWO YEARS FOR REFLECTION.
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  67. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT AND DISTRICT.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 16 April 1914 p 10 Article
    Abstract: The Rev. A. Madsen. who has been appointed to the Lvdiard. Street Methodist Church in succession to the Rev. S.J. Hoban, will commence his ministry t ... 1645 words
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  68. CHARGE OF FORGERY. REMAND TO ADELAIDE TO BE ASKED. Melbourne, May 7.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 8 May 1914 p 9 Article
    Abstract: William E. Hughes (39), described as a bookkeeper, was arrested to-night by Detectives Ethell and Ashton on a charge of having forged, with intent to ... 174 words
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  69. BURGLAR'S PLUNDER FOUND. Melbourne, July 26.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 27 July 1914 p 15 Article
    Abstract: Plunder taken by burglars more than two years ago from a house in Alma-road, Malvern, has been discovered in the bed of a lake in the Exhibition Gard ... 416 words
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  70. St. Kilda Court. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8
    Malvern Standard (Vic. : 1906 - 1931) Saturday 12 December 1914 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Before Messrs. O'Donnell (chairman). Levi, Mahony, Smithwick, and Hartley. J's.P. CHARGE OF ASSAULT. 504 words
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  71. St. Kilda Court. TUESDAY. 22nd DECEMBER. | Before Messrs. Smithwick and Hartley, J's. P. MOTOR TRAFFIC.
    Malvern Standard (Vic. : 1906 - 1931) Saturday 26 December 1914 p 5 Article
    Abstract: George D. Palmer was charged with having driven a motor cycle in a dangerous manner. Constable Doyle stated that defendant was 401 words
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  72. The Fire at Suding's Buildings. And Consequent Inquiry.
    South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic. : 1877 - 1920; 1926 - 1927) Thursday 25 February 1915 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Space does not permit of a fall report this issue in connection with a conducted by Dr Cole at the [?] court house on Tuesday. Mr Lousa[?] in 457 words
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  73. St. Kilda Court. Tuesday, January 12.
    Malvern Standard (Vic. : 1906 - 1931) Saturday 16 January 1915 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Before Messrs. O'Donnell (chairman). Smithwick, Mahony and Hartley. J's.P. MOTOR TRAFFIC. 640 words
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  74. BETTING TRANSACTIONS. CHARGE OF CONSPIRACY. "TOOK ME FOR A MUG."
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 1 April 1915 p 7 Article
    Abstract: A charge of conspiracy to defraud James Thomas Walsh, brought against Roughan McKelvey and Joseph Steele, both about 30 years of age, was heard at th ... 1453 words
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  75. BOARDING-HOUSE THEFTS. YOUNG MAN ARRESTED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 25 March 1915 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Henry Phillips, 23 years of age, who described himself as a traveller, was arrested in Swanston street on Tuesday night by Detectives Ashton and Keil ... 245 words
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  76. ALLEGED CONSPIRACY. A Farmer's Story MELBOURNE, March 31.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Thursday 1 April 1915 p 10 Article
    Abstract: A charge of conspiracy to defraud James Thomas Walsh, brought against Loughlan McEelvey and Joseph Steele, both about 30 years of age, was heard at 653 words
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  77. ARRESTED IN HOTEL. TWO MEN CONVICTED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 9 September 1915 p 11 Article
    Abstract: At the City Court yesterday the two men, George Douglas and Albert Beckensall, who on September I were arrested at the Oriental Hotel in suspicious c ... 268 words
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  78. Alleged Sheep Stealing.
    Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 - 1953) Monday 10 January 1916 p 3 Article
    Abstract: At the Heywood police court on Thursday, before Mr W. G. Smith, P,M., Alfred Bell, of Drumborg, was charged on summons with having stolen four sheep, ... 502 words
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  79. ALLEGED SHEEP STEALING.
    Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 - 1953) Monday 10 January 1916 p 3 Article
    Abstract: On the information of Constable. A. Graham, Joseph Storer was charged at the Heywood police court on Friday with the larceny of 10 sheep. the propert ... 291 words
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  80. A ROGUE AND VAGABOND. MAN CHARGED AT THE COURT. MANY LEGAL DECISIONS QUOTED.
    Williamstown Chronicle (Vic. : 1856 - 1954) Saturday 12 February 1916 p 2 Article
    Abstract: AT the Court on Tuesday, George Mills was charged, on the information of Detective Brennan, with being a rogue and vagabond. Sub-inspector 555 words
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  81. Portland General Sessions ALLEGED SHEEP STEALING. Thursday, February 17. (Before His Honor, Judge Eagleson)
    Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 - 1953) Friday 18 February 1916 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Alfred Bell, farmer, residing at Drumborg, near Heywood, was charged by the Crown with having stolen four sheep, the property of 2788 words
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  82. Portland General Sessions. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18. ALLEGED SHEEPSTEALING.
    Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 - 1953) Monday 21 February 1916 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Joseph Storer, on bail, was charged by the Crown with having stolen 15 sheep, the property of Edgar Thomson Learmonth. He was also presented on a 2668 words
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  83. SUBURBAN SHOPS ROBBED. JEWELLERY WORTH £300 STOLEN.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 22 March 1916 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Thieves broke into two business places in Richmond early yesterday morning, and secured considerable booty. Though an electric globe burned brightly 528 words
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  84. CHARGES OF VAGRANCY. TWO MEN REMANDED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 11 March 1916 p 18 Article
    Abstract: Charges of vagrancy were preferred against Leslie Taylor, 27 years of age, labourer, and John Williamson, 42 years of age, bookmaker, at the City Cou ... 381 words
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  85. MOTOR-CAR MURDER TWO MEN ACCUSED. CONVICTED AS VAGRANTS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 16 March 1916 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Two hours after conviction on charges of vagrancy yesterday, John Williamson, aged 42 years, of Princes street, Fitzroy, and Leslie Taylor, aged 27 y ... 205 words
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  86. THE MOTOR CAR MURDER TWO MEN ACCUSED. Melbourne, March 15.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 16 March 1916 p 7 Article
    Abstract: John Williamson (42), mechanic, and Leslie Taylor (37), dealer, were charged this afternoon by Detective-Sergeant Bannon and Detectives Clugttton, Mu ... 122 words
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  87. ACCUSED BEFORE COURT. CHARGES OF VAGRANCY. 12 MONTHS' IMPRISONMENT.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 16 March 1916 p 6 Article
    Abstract: In the City Court yesterday, John Williamson, aged 42 years, a mechanic, and Leslie Taylor, aged 27 years, dealer, were charged with being idle and d ... 1372 words
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  88. MOTOR-CAR MURDER. EVIDENCE AT TRIAL.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 18 April 1916 p 6 Article
    Abstract: John Williamson, 28[?] years of age, and Leslie Taylor, 27, were charged before Mr. Justice Hood yesterday, in the Criminal Court; with the murder of ... 1701 words
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  89. CITY SHOOTING AFFRAY. THREE MEN REMANDED. HOUSEBREAKING IMPLEMENTS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 9 May 1916 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The sensational shooting affray, and the pursuit and capture in the city on Saturday afternoon of three young men who were armed with loaded revolver ... 387 words
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  90. ACQUITTAL OF MURDER. APPEAL AGAINST MINOR CHARGE VAGRANCY CONVICTION STANDS
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 13 May 1916 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Leslie Taylor, who was last month acquitted on a charge of murder connected with the motor-car tragedy near Heidelberg, appealed yesterday to Judge M ... 324 words
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  91. UNSUCCESSFUL APPEALS.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Saturday 13 May 1916 p 5 Article
    Abstract: MELBOURNE, May 12.—Leslie Taylor, who was last month acquitted on a charge of murder connected with a motor car tragedy near Heidelberg, appealed to- ... 186 words
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  92. CITY SHOOTING AFFRAY. "LOIT[?]ING WITH INTENT." THREE MEN CONVICTED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 18 May 1916 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The hearing was resumed in the City Court yesterday of the charges against John Lane, George Raukin, and Ernest Watson, of warehouse-breaking on May. ... 157 words
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  93. The Game of Roulette. SPIELER FINED £5. "YOU'RE LIKE A CODLIN MOTH."
    Williamstown Chronicle (Vic. : 1856 - 1954) Saturday 18 November 1916 p 2 Article
    Abstract: "It's not a cheating game that is generally played on racecourses," remarked Solicitor E; A. Smart, who was defending a man named Charles 567 words
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  94. First Issue, August 20, 1842. The Portland Guardian With which is incorporated The Portland Mirror. Published at Portland Every Monday Wednesday and Friday Evening. PHONE, NO. 39. ...
    Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 - 1953) Friday 3 March 1916 p 2 Article
    Abstract: ON ACTIVE SERVICE.—Mr. J. J. Couch has received a card from Sergt. Harry Lear, on Active Service, a portion of which is an under 1600 words
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  95. SAFE BLOWN OPEN. Gelignite Employed.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 9 March 1917 p 9 Article
    Abstract: The lengthening list of safe robberies was augmented yesterday, when the premises of Messrs. W. J. and F. Bathes, pure food manufacturers, Swan stree ... 391 words
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  96. SUPPOSED DYNAMITE PLOT DISCOVERY AT FITZROY. Melbourne, May 24.
    Western Argus (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1916 - 1938) Tuesday 29 May 1917 p 34 Article
    Abstract: Detectives Piggott and Ashton went to premises in Fitzroy, this morning, and instituted a thorough search of the place. They had been 157 words
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  97. CAMPAIGN OF THIEVING. DETECTIVES HOPE THEY HAVE. ENDED IT. Melbourne, May. 24.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 25 May 1917 p 7 Article
    Abstract: An important discovery was made to-day by Detectives Piggott and Ashton, who have recently been concentrating their efforts on running to earth a gan ... 127 words
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  98. CRIME IN MELBOURNE. EXPLOSIVES UNDER A FLOOR. DISOCVERY BY DETECTIVES.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 25 May 1917 p 8 Article
    Abstract: For several days past Detectives Piggott and Ashton have been following clues suggested by information in relation to the recent series of safe robbe ... 1368 words
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  99. COINING PLANT FOUND.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Friday 13 July 1917 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Following on the accidental discovery of a lady's handbag in a Bourke street (Melbourne) shop on Saturday, Detectives Piggott and Ashton and Plainclo ... 168 words
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  100. COINING PLANT FOUND. Married Woman Arrested.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 11 July 1917 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Following on the accidental discovery of a lady's handbag in a Bourke street shop on Saturday. Detectives Piggott and Ashton and Plain-clothes Consta ... 343 words
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  101. ALLEGED CHILD MURDER. TRARALGON RAILWAY FIREMAN ARRESTED.
    Morwell Advertiser (Morwell, Vic. : 1888 - 1954) Friday 20 April 1917 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Very few persons in Traralgon were aware that a few days ago Detective Sergeant Keily and Detective Federli were in the town making 664 words
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  102. CHILD MURDER CHARGE. ACCUSED FATHER'S STORY. MELBOURNE, May 29.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Wednesday 30 May 1917 p 8 Article
    Abstract: The trial of Clarence Victor Sefton; on a charge of child murder, was continued before the Chief Justice (Sir John Madden) in the Criminal Court, to- ... 637 words
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  103. ALLEGED MURDER TRIAL.
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 31 May 1917 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Clarence Victor Sefton was convicted of the murder of his infant son, and was sentenced to death. The Chief Justice said that the prevalence 41 words
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  104. JUDGE'S COMMENT ON CHILD MURDER. MELBOURNE, Wednesday.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 31 May 1917 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Sentence of death was to-day passed upon Clarence Victor Sefton, who had been found guilty of child murdor. The body or the victim—an illegitimate ch ... 79 words
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  105. SEFTON MURDER CASE. Appeal for Condemned Man.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 12 July 1917 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The Premier (Sir Alexander Peacock) has agreed to receive tomorrow a deputation which will make representations on behalf of the condemned man Sefton ... 271 words
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  106. CONDEMNED TO DEATH. REPRIEVE SOUGHT FOR SEFTON
    Morwell Advertiser (Morwell, Vic. : 1888 - 1954) Friday 13 July 1917 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The Executive Council last week signed an order for the execution, on July 16th, of Clarence Victor Sefton, a young man, who was tried 685 words
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  107. CONDEMNED MAN SEFTON. APPEALS AGAINST EXECUTION. FURTHER CABINET CONSIDERATION
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 13 July 1917 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Strong representations are being made by a number of organisations that the sentence of death for child murder passed on Clarence Victor Sefton, who ... 433 words
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  108. DEATH SENTENCE COMMUTED. THE CASE OF SEFTON. Melbourne, Saturday.
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Saturday 14 July 1917 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The Victorian Executive Council, as a result of representations made to the Government and on other information, has decided to commute the death 86 words
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  109. SEFTON MURDER CASE. LETTER SENT TO JUDGE. WRITER COMMITTED FOR TRIAL.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 20 July 1917 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Interest in the Sefton murder case was recived at the City Court yesterday, when Jean Williams, a barmaid, was charged with having written a letter t ... 806 words
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  110. The Fatal "T." LETTER ON BABY'S CLOTHING LEADS TO MAN'S CONVICTION. DETECTIVES HIGHLY PRAISED
    Traralgon Record (Traralgon, Vic. : 1886 - 1932) Friday 8 June 1917 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Clarence Victor Sefton, the young railway fireman who was sentenced to death for the murder of Leslie John Berger, an infant, is now in the con- 196 words
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  111. Sefton Murder Case ANONYMOUS LETTER WRITING. CHARGE AGAINST BAR MAID.
    Traralgon Record (Traralgon, Vic. : 1886 - 1932) Tuesday 24 July 1917 p 4 Article
    Abstract: CHARGE AGAINST BAR MAID. Jean Williams, a bar maid, who was alleged to have written a letter to the Chief Justice during the 847 words
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  112. CHILD MURDER. SEFTON FOUND GUILTY SENTENCED TO DEATH.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 31 May 1917 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Sentence of death was passed yesterday afternoon, in the Criminal Court, by the Chief Justice, upon Clarence Victor Sefton, who had been found guilty ... 735 words
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  113. THE CASE OF CLARENCE SEFTON. Melbourne, July 11.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 12 July 1917 p 6 Article
    Abstract: There was a new development to-day in connection with the case of Clarence Victor Sefton, who is under sentence of death for the murder of his illegi ... 96 words
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  114. DOCTORS AND LODGES. The Royal Commission.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 25 April 1918 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The Premier (Mr. Lawson) said last night that he was then unable to announce the personnel of the Royal commission which is to investigate the disput ... 722 words
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  115. FOR EMPIRE. GREAT CITIZENS' MEETING. 40,000 AT EXHIBITION. DISLOYALTY DENOUNCED
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 10 April 1918 p 9 Article
    Abstract: So great was the crowd of people which swarmed into the Exhibition Building to attend the loyalty demonstration last night that it was difficult to e ... 2879 words
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  116. ITEMS OF INTEREST
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 13 September 1918 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Under a new Customs regulation, authority is given for the manufacture of liqueurs in licensed warehouses for home consumption or export. 1536 words
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  117. RACECOURSE SUSPECTS. Exciting Tussle at Richmond.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 5 November 1918 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The arrest of three suspects at the Richmond racecourse yesterday, on the occasion of the £1,000 Trot, was responsible for an exciting encounter. 233 words
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  118. POLICE NEWS. ATTEMPT TO PICK POCKET.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 30 November 1918 p 17 Article
    Abstract: While a crowd surged about the ticket window of a Bourke street picture threatre on Monday night, Detective E. G. Ashton, standing at the kerb, notic ... 980 words
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  119. The "Chronicle," WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED They "Yea Telegraph AND The "Yea Telephone PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY. THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 1918. News and Notes. The Weather
    Yea Chronicle (Yea, Vic. : 1891 - 1920) Thursday 17 January 1918 p 2 Article
    Abstract: After a succession of typical summer days, there was a break in the weather on Thursday last, 4 points of rain falling during the 2543 words
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  120. St. Kilda Court. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5.
    Malvern Standard (Vic. : 1906 - 1931) Saturday 9 February 1918 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Before the Mayor (Cr. O'Donnell), Messrs. Smithwick, Willis, Rowan, Davies, and Howard Smith, J.'sP. MOTOR TRAFFIC. 215 words
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  121. LOST GOODS FOUND. JEWELLERY AND BOOTS. Three Men Arrested.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 30 December 1918 p 6 Article
    Abstract: As the result of investigations made yesterday afternoon by Detectives Piggott, Ashton, Ethell, and Olholm, a quantity of jewellery suspected of bein ... 435 words
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  122. SERIOUS OFFENCE ALLEGED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 17 October 1918 p 7 Article
    Abstract: George Pippi[?] 39 years of age, cook, was arrested late last night by Detectives Piggott, Ashton, and Grieve, and locked up at the City Watehhouse, ... 67 words
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  123. ALLEGED FO[?]ERY THOUSAND POUNDS SHORTAGE. UNION SECRETARY CHARGED. Melbourne, Jan. 27.
    Western Argus (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1916 - 1938) Tuesday 4 February 1919 p 27 Article
    Abstract: At the City Court to-day, Harnett Gabriel Walsh, formerly secretary of the Wharf Labourers' Union, was charged with feloniously uttering 75 words
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  124. THEFT OF BOOTS ALLEGED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 1 January 1919 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Following upon the recovery by detectives on Sunday of [?] pairs of boots, [?] of having been stolen, Thomas Twining, dealer, John Gregory Allen, [?] ... 100 words
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  125. THEFT OF BOOTS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 4 January 1919 p 16 Article
    Abstract: John Gregory Allen. [?] [?] Rayham, and [?] charged with leaving [?] into the [?] of Charled J. [?] 211 words
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  126. UNION SECRETARY ARRESTED. ON CHARGE OF FORGING AND UTTERING. Melbourne, Monday.
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Monday 27 January 1919 p 4 Article
    Abstract: H. G. Walsh, secretary of the Melbourne Wharf Laborers' Union, surrendered himself to Detective Ashton this morning. He is charged on a warrant 76 words
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  127. WHARF LABORERS' UNION SECRETARY. COMMITTED FOR EMBEZZLEMENT. Melbourne, Wednesday.
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 5 February 1919 p 4 Article
    Abstract: In the City Court to-day Harnett Gabriel Walsh, secretary of the Wharf Laborers' Union, was committed for trial to the Criminal Sessions on a 111 words
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  128. GENERAL SESSIONS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 12 February 1919 p 11 Article
    Abstract: In the General Sesssions, before Judge Wasley on Monday, Arthur Skerritt pleaded not guilty to a charge of having corruptly taken reward upon account ... 582 words
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  129. CHARGE AGAINEST A MAYOR OF ILLEGAL ACT ON A GIRL SUMMONS IS SERVED Melbourne, Thursday.
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Friday 11 April 1919 p 1 Article
    Abstract: A summons has been, served on the Mayor of Northcote, Mr. C. R. Walter Glenfield, who carried on a business as a herbalist at Bridge-road, 80 words
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  130. RACEGOER ROBBED OF £500 DAY OF GOOD AND BAD FORTUNE.
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Friday 2 May 1919 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Francis William O'Grady was charged at the Essendon Court on Tuesday before Messrs. J. D. Graham, R. E. Young, W. Royle, and R. Kerr, with 428 words
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  131. THE FITZROY SHOOTING AFFRAY. A MAN ARRESTED. AND CHARGED WITH LOITERING. Melbourne, Aug. 6.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Thursday 7 August 1919 p 6 Article
    Abstract: A number of detectives were engaged until a late hour investigating the sensational shooting affray which occurred in Fleet-street, Fitzroy, on Tuesd ... 101 words
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  132. LOITERING IN FITZROY. A Man Charged.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 7 August 1919 p 8 Article
    Abstract: At about 10 o'clock last night Constable E.G. Ashton arrested in the city Leslie Taylor, who was taken to the City Watchhouse, where he gave his age ... 117 words
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  133. THE FITZROY VENDETTA. Melbourne, August 7.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 8 August 1919 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Arising out of the shooting which occurred in the house in Fleet-street, in the slums of Fitzroy on the 5th inst., resulting in the wounding of a wom ... 82 words
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  134. REMAND TO FITZROY COURT. Charge of Loitering.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 8 August 1919 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Leslie Taylor. 28 years of age, was formally charged at the City Court yesterday with having at Fitzroy on August 5 been a rogue and vagabond, in tha ... 168 words
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  135. FITZROY SHOOTING AFFAIRS. A Charge of Loitering.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 28 August 1919 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Before Messrs. A. A. Kelley, P.M. (chairman), A. Fraser, and T. McMahen, J. P.'s in the Fitzrey court on Wednesday Leslie Taylor was charged that bei ... 618 words
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  136. THE FITZBOY ENDETTA. ALLEGED PRINCIPAL SENTENCED. Melbourne, August 27.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 28 August 1919 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Leslie Taylor (28), alleged to be the principal in the Fitzroy shooting vendetta, was charged at the Fitzroy Court to-day with loitering in the sham ... 93 words
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  137. STRICKEN MAN'S LOSS. Father and Son Arrested.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 1 September 1919 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Detectives E. G. Ashton, F. J. Piggott, and L. B. Bunker, with Plain-clothes Constable W. O'Halloran, were engaged on Friday night pursuing inquiries ... 272 words
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  138. VALUABLE CLOTH STOLEN. Shots Fired at Suspects.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 4 October 1919 p 20 Article
    Abstract: Between the closing hour on Thursday evening and 10 minutes to 9 o'clock on Friday morning, the tailoring establishment of J. H. Archer, at Swan stre ... 289 words
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  139. CHARGE AGAINST DOCTOR. Two Other Persons Arrested.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 28 January 1920 p 14 Article
    Abstract: Acting upon instructions from Sir George Steward, the chief commissioner of police, and following a specific course of procedure, Senior detective F. ... 125 words
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  140. CHARGE AGAINST DOCTOR. Police Agent Gives Evidence.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 6 February 1920 p 8 Article
    Abstract: At the City Court yesterday, James Duncan, 62 years of age, a medical practitioner; Josephine Smith, 50 years of age, a housekeeper; and Charles Chap ... 529 words
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  141. SURREY HILLS SHOOTING. Another Arrest.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 8 March 1920 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Since the sensational occurrence at the Surrey Hills station on Monday night last, when two armed men "held up" John Richards, the assistant station ... 184 words
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  142. ASSAULT AND ROBBERY ALLEGED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 19 March 1920 p 8 Article
    Abstract: On December 29 last an officer of the A.I.F. dined at the Savoy Cafe with two men. one of whom said that he was "Mounted-Constable McGuinness, from t ... 155 words
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  143. SURREY HILLS SENSATION. SHOOTING OF STATION-MASTER. Evidence of Confession.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 27 March 1920 p 20 Article
    Abstract: At the Camberwell Court yesterday, before Messrs. J. W. Birch, J. R. Weir, H. Tatnall, L. Philpott, and Bowley, J. P.'s, K[?]nneth John Littlejohn an ... 833 words
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  144. ALLEGED MALPRACTICE. Charge of Conspiracy.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 25 March 1920 p 9 Article
    Abstract: In the [?]nal Court yesterday before Mr. Justice McArthur, the hearing was commended of a charge of conspiracy against charles Chapman, who was said ... 208 words
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  145. CHARGE OF CONSPIRACY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 27 March 1920 p 19 Article
    Abstract: Before Mr. Justice McArthur, in the Criminal Court yesterday, the hearing was continued of the conspiracy charge against James Duncan, of South Yarra ... 200 words
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  146. CONSPIRACY CHANGE FAILS. Judge Defends Police Methods.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 30 March 1920 p 8 Article
    Abstract: In the Criminal Court yesterday, before Mr. Justice McArthur, the hearing was concluded of the case in which James Duncan, of South Yarra, medical pr ... 754 words
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  147. SURREY HILLS SHOOTING. Young Man Found Guilty.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 23 April 1920 p 10 Article
    Abstract: A charge of attempted robbery under arms, arising out of a sensational occurrence at the Surrey Hills railway station on the night of March 1, was br ... 341 words
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  148. ROBBERIES IN ST. KILDA ROAD. Suspected Man Arrested.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 4 June 1920 p 5 Article
    Abstract: At the Instigation of Superintendent Bannon, of the Criminal Investigation department Seniordetective Ashton, in company with Plain-clothes Constable ... 293 words
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  149. POLICE MAKE RAIDS. £1,000 WORTH OF CLOTH SEIZED. Arrest at Richmond[?]
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 25 June 1920 p 8 Article
    Abstract: In a raid by detectives on premises in Goodwood street, Richmond, at half-past 9 o'clock yesterday morning a quantity of cloth, valued at £1,000, all ... 1135 words
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  150. SHOPBREAKING ALLEGED. Henry Stokes Committed for Trial.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 1 July 1920 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Henry Stokes, aged 38 years, labourer, was charged at the City Court yesterday with having, on May 22, broken into the shop of Phil Harrison, Bourke ... 507 words
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  151. GOOD WORK BY DETECTIVES.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 3 July 1920 p 18 Article
    Abstract: With the sanction of the acting chief commissioner of police (Mr. S. A. Heathershaw), Superintendent M. J. Bannon, head of the detective branch, has ... 223 words
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  152. ALLEGED THEFT OF TWEED. Stokes Found Not Guilty.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 23 July 1920 p 9 Article
    Abstract: In the Criminal Court yesterday, before Mr. Justice Mann, Henry Stokes, dealer, residing at Muir street, Richmond, was presented on a charge of havin ... 544 words
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  153. WOMAN'S DEATH A MYSTERY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 26 July 1921 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Inquiries yesterday by Senior-detectives Piggott and Ashton concerning the death of Miss Adelina Hartley, aged 56 years, of Fraser street, Burnley, w ... 241 words
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  154. THIEVES ACTIVE. MAN BEATEN AND ROBBED. Labourer Loses Jewellery.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 15 August 1921 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Beaten insensible by two men in a lane off the northern end of Elizabeth street early on Saturday evening, Wilired Henry Clarke, labourer, of Harris ... 433 words
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  155. INCIDENT IN TRAIN. Charge Against Young Man.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 31 August 1921 p 9 Article
    Abstract: In a compartment of a train between Flinders street and Richmond on August 12 a boy aged 13 years was robbed of an envelope containing £57/12/ by a m ... 104 words
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  156. ARRESTED AFTER THREE YEARS Sequel to Coining Raid in 1917.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 14 September 1920 p 4 Article
    Abstract: At the Northcote Police Court on Monday, before Messrs. Plant (chairman), Jones, Hattam, and Timmins, J.P.'s, Charles Sie[?]ers, allas Charles Frew, ... 260 words
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  157. POLICE NEWS. ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT SEIZED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 12 February 1921 p 22 Article
    Abstract: As the result of investigations into a recent robbery from the premises of John Roberts and Co., engineers. South Melbourne, Senior-Detective F. J. P ... 782 words
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  158. SHOT WHILE PLOUGHING. YOUTH'S DRAMATIC CONFESSION. Verdict of Wilful Murder.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 23 June 1921 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Details of the tragedy at Mordialloc on June 2, when Patrick Joseph Duff, marketgardener, 53 years of age, was shot in a paddock while ploughing, wer ... 1604 words
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  159. CHARGES AGAINST CLERK.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 25 June 1921 p 20 Article
    Abstract: As the result of a visit in a house in Dorer street, Richmond, early yesterday morning, Detectives E. G. Ashton and F. J. Piggott arrested Finncis Ro ... 128 words
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  160. INCITING TO CONSPIRACY. FURRIER CONVICTED. Cheque to "Square" Jury. Sequel to Mordialloc Shooting.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 10 August 1921 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Arising from a recent trial which ended with the conviction of Arthur Ernest Dowling, a youth for the manslaughter of Patrick Duff at Mordialloe, a c ... 1843 words
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  161. SHOOTING AT SURREY HILLS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 23 November 1921 p 5 Article
    Abstract: A tired-looking woman walked into the Surrey Hills police station early yesterday morning, and, Senior-Constable Hunt alleges, said, "I'm the woman w ... 85 words
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  162. MYSTERIOUS SHOOTING. KILLED WHILE PLOUGHING. NO ONE SEES OCCURRENCE.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 3 June 1921 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Declaring that he had been shot, and mentioning the name of a man who, he said, had shot him, Patrick Duff, aged 56 years, a farmer, living at the se ... 383 words
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  163. EMBEZZLEMENT ALLEGED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 20 April 1921 p 12 Article
    Abstract: A middle-aged and married man, S.C. Gosney, employed as an accountant by the Aeme Cycle Works, Lonsdale street, was arrested yesterday at Ripponlea b ... 91 words
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  164. FIRM'S MYSTERIOUS LOSSES. Detectives Make Discovery.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 23 February 1921 p 8 Article
    Abstract: What seemed to be unaccountable losses in revenue and stock have for some time caused concern to the principals of James Flood Pty. Ltd., motor-body ... 212 words
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  165. ITEMS OF INTEREST.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 10 May 1921 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Mrs. A. Reeves, of the staff of the House of Representatives, was presented with a bag by the employees on retiring after 20 years' service. 2053 words
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  166. YOUNG MAN ARRESTED. QUESTION OF A TELEGRAM. Mrs. Lippe's Name.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 28 June 1921 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Senior detectives Piggott and Ashton arrested yesterday Charles Eduard McAlister Smith, of Campbell street, Hawthorn, on a charge of having "wilfully ... 215 words
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  167. IMPOSTER SENTENCED. A Bank Victimised.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 13 September 1921 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Thomas Bourke, known by many aliases, pleaded guilty in the City Court yesterday to a charge of having obtained £533 from the Bank of Australasia by ... 229 words
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  168. SHOT AT HIS DOOR. CHEMIST'S ASSISTANT WOUNDED. Case at Surrey Hills.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 22 November 1921 p 8 Article
    Abstract: In an argement with a woman at his home in Florence street, Surrey Hills, last night, Adrian Semmence, nged 30 years, a chemist's assistant, was shot ... 216 words
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  169. IMPOSING ON A BANK 2 YEARS' GAOL FOR OFFENDER
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Saturday 17 September 1921 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A story of imposture was told at the City Court, Melbourne, on Tuesday, when Thomas Whitefield, otherwise Thomas Bourke, was charged that 349 words
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  170. MURDER OF ALMA TIRTSCHKE (Continuad from Page 1.) TO-DAY'S PROCEEDINGS ROSS GIVES EVIDENCE Melbourne, Wednesday.
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 22 February 1922 p 4 Article
    Abstract: When the trial of Colin Campbell Ross, charged with the murder of Alma Tirtschke, was resumed to-day, the court was again crowded. 726 words
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  171. ROSS IN WITNESS-BOX. BITTERNESS AGAINST POLICE. RELATIVES SUPPORT ALIBI.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 23 February 1922 p 7 Article
    Abstract: An attempt to prove an alibi, chiefly by showing that the accused man was at home at times when he is alleged to have been near the locality of the t ... 6401 words
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  172. ROBBEES IN RICHMOND. Laundry Safe Blown Open.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 31 January 1922 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Safe-blowers visited the premises of the Monarch Laundry, Swan street, Richmond, early yesterday morning. They forced the lock from the back door wit ... 108 words
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  173. £2,000 SILK ROBBERY. Clever Thieves at Richmond.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 2 October 1922 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Another large robbery was committed early on Saturday morning. Passing along Stewart street, opposite the Richmond railway station, a railway porter ... 181 words
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  174. PICKPOCKETS AT HENLEY. Two Men Sentenced.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 3 November 1922 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Two very frank pickpockets appeared at the City Court yesterday. They were Cornelius Carney, aged 59 year., labourer, and Ronald Gamba, aged 28 years ... 164 words
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  175. GUN-ALLEY MURDER [?]IORE STARTLING EVIDENCE "I MUST HAVE CHOKED HER." ROSS COMMITTED FOR TRIAL. Melbourne, January 26.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 27 January 1922 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Further evidence of a remarkable character was given to-day at the inquest concerning the death of Alma Tirtschke, whose naked body was found in 1571 words
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  176. VERDICT OF MURDER GUN ALLEY INQUEST WITNESS'S STARTLING STORY CONVERSATION IN GAOL SAYS ROSS DESCRIBED CRIME
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 27 January 1922 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Sensation has followed sensation in the inquest into the death of Alma Tirtschke. The remarkable allegations of Ivy Matthews, the former partner of t ... 4214 words
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  177. WOMAN'S STRANGE STORY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 20 November 1922 p 10 Article
    Abstract: When interviewed at the Melbourne Hospital on Saturday night by Senior-detective Ashton and Detective Bunker, Marion McPherson, a young woman, living 128 words
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  178. MAN POSES AS JUDGE. Serious Charge Against Traveller.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 23 December 1922 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Several months age Douglas Argyle Cultas, moter proprietor, of Seymour, reported to the Criminal Investigation department, Melbourne, that about 224 words
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  179. ALLEGED FALSE PRETENCES TRAVELLER ARRESTED. MELBOURNE, December 22.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 23 December 1922 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Several months ago, Douglas Argyle Cullas, a motor proprietor, of Seymour, reported to the Investigation Department at Melbourne that about two weeks 222 words
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  180. "RAN OUT OF CASH." ALLEGED FALSE PRETENCES. MELBOURNE, December 22.
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Saturday 23 December 1922 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Several months ago, Douglas Argyle Cullas, motor proprietor, of Seymour reported to the Criminal Investigation Department, Melbourne, that about two 244 words
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  181. ELSTERNWICK SHOOTING. Victim's Husband Arrested.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 15 May 1922 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Margaret Olive, who as Peggy Bayles, was employed as a domestic servant by Mr. Henry Young, of Brighton road, Elsternwick, was attacked near her empl ... 123 words
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  182. PLEA FOR LAW CLERK. Unexpected Development.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 10 November 1922 p 8 Article
    Abstract: When Henry Fane Recher, a managing law clerk in Sydney and Lismore (N.S.W.), apperared at the City Court last Friday charged with having stolen £19, ... 262 words
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  183. DOUBLE TRAGEDY. Sensational End to a Romance. Well-known Dancer Shot. MELBOURNE, May 18.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Friday 19 May 1922 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Mrs. Audrey Fenton, aged 19 years, a stage dancer, known as Audrey Anderson, was found lying dead on the Yarra Bank this morning, with two bullet wou ... 661 words
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  184. MURDER AND SUICIDE. Yarra Bank Tragedy. Melbourne, May 18.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Friday 19 May 1922 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Killed by two bullet wounds in the head Mrs. Audrey Fenton (19), a stage dancer known as Audrey Anderson, was found lying on the Yarra bank this 641 words
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  185. BAG CONTAINING £340 STOLEN.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 16 December 1922 p 32 Article
    Abstract: A bag containing £340 was stolen from an office in Tanner street, Richmond, yesterday afternoon. The money was intended as wages for the men employed ... 86 words
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  186. DOMESTIC TRAGEDY MURDER AND SUICIDE. ROMANCE TRAGICALLY ENDED. Melbourne, May 18.
    Western Argus (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1916 - 1938) Tuesday 23 May 1922 p 28 Article
    Abstract: Killed by two bullet woundsin the head, Mrs. Audrey Fenton, aged 19 years, a stage dancer known as Audrey Anderson, was found lying on 644 words
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  187. DANCER'S TRAGIC END SHOT ON YARRA BANK HUSBAND FOUND POISONED
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 24 May 1922 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Killed by two bullet wounds in the head, Mrs. Audrey Fenton, aged 19 years, a stage dancer, known as Audrey Anderson, was found lying on the 1406 words
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  188. RAIDS BY DETECTIVES. NOTORIOUS CRIMINAL ESCAPES SHOPBREAKING CHARGES LAID.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 11 March 1922 p 19 Article
    Abstract: From police headquarters, Russell street, at 7 o'clock yesterday morning two parties of detectives were sent out in motor-cars to conduct raids. One ... 855 words
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  189. SAFEBREAKERS IN BANK. DISTURBED BY NEIGHBOURS. ATTEMPT TO FORCE STRONGROOM
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 25 January 1922 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Safebreakers who were in the English, Scottish, and Australian Bank, High street, Kew, carly yesterday morning were disturbed, and fied with only a f ... 499 words
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  190. "QUICK INK FOR BOOTS." Bootmaker Arrested.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 3 August 1922 p 11 Article
    Abstract: James McLean, labourer, Gertrude street, F itzroy, made a complaint to the police recently that £75 had been obtained from him by false pretences. He ... 249 words
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  191. FALSE REPRESENTATION GEORGE B. STEWART SENTENCED. Counsel Gives Notice of Appeal.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 13 January 1923 p 22 Article
    Abstract: Interest in the proceedings of the City Court were stimulated yesterday morning when the sergeant-in-charge called the name of George Bertram Stewart ... 894 words
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  192. THIEVES DETECTED. WATCHMAN FIRES SHOTS. Early Morning Incident.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 24 November 1923 p 26 Article
    Abstract: Two thieves were detected by a watchman in an adjoining building breaking into the shop of Mr. W. J. Wishart, pastrscook, at the corner of Sackville ... 366 words
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  193. SHOPBREAKING. Melbourne, Nov. 23
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 24 November 1923 p 12 Article
    Abstract: Two thieves were detected by a watchman in an adjoining building breaking into the shop of Mr. W. J. Wishart, pastrycook, at the cornes of Sackville 153 words
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  194. Burglars' Poor Reward MELBOURNE, Friday.
    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Saturday 24 November 1923 p 14 Article
    Abstract: Two thieves were detected by a watchman in an adjoining building breaking into the shop of Mr. W. J. Wishart, pastrycook, at the corner of Sackville 143 words
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  195. DUTY STAMP FRAUDS. MARKS ERASED. TWO OFFICIALS CHARGED. Purchases from Unknown Man.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 8 June 1923 p 9 Article
    Abstract: In the District Court on January 22, a law clerk in the employ of Mr. C. Barnett, barrister, noticed that a 5/ duty stamp on a summons was faded. It ... 639 words
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  196. SHOPBREAKERS AT WORK Melbourne, Nov. 23.
    Western Argus (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1916 - 1938) Tuesday 4 December 1923 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Two thieves were detected by a Watchman in an adjoinin building breaking into the shop of Mr. J. Wishart, pastrycook, at the corner 170 words
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  197. BURGLARS AT WORK. DISTURBED BY NIGHT WATCHMAN. SEVERAL SHOTS FIRED. MELBOURNE, November 23.
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Monday 26 November 1923 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Two thieves were detected by a watchman in an adjoining building breaking Into the shop of Mr. W. J. Wishart, pastrycook, at the corner of Sackville ... 176 words
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  198. STAMP FRAUDS.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Monday 16 July 1923 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Government circles were recently considerably perturbed at the discovery of a series of sensational stamp frauds involving large sums of money. Duty ... 222 words
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  199. CANCELLED STAMP [?] FRAUDS. FURTHER DISCOVERIES. Out of Date Issue Used.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 19 July 1923 p 8 Article
    Abstract: On examining tenancy agreements which had been drawn up between himself and tenants some time ago, Mr. B. H. Altson, tobacconist, at the corner of Co ... 278 words
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  200. CANCELLED STAMPS. MORE IN CIRCULATION. Detectives Continue Inquiries.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 19 June 1923 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Though two men were fined last week for having illegally trafficked in stamps which had been cancelled and used again, the police, are not satisified ... 209 words
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  201. CANCELLED STAMPS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 20 July 1923 p 12 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—While I take it that the cancelled stamps case is sub[?]judice, I would like to point out that the published statement that I communicated with ... 91 words
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  202. CANCELLED STAMPS. USED ON LEASES. Dealer Sent for Trial.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 27 July 1923 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Orlo Smith, stamp dealer, of Collins street, appeared before the City Court yesterday on summons, charged that he did fraudulently place stamps on ce ... 946 words
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  203. STAMP DEALER CHARGED. Melbourne, July 26.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 28 July 1923 p 13 Article
    Abstract: Orlo Smith, one of the best known stamp dealers in Australia, and at one time editor of a paper conducted by the Philatelic Society, appeared before ... 162 words
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  204. ALLEGED STAMP FRAUD. CHARGE AGAINST PHILATELIST. MELBOURNE, July 26.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Friday 27 July 1923 p 12 Article
    Abstract: Orlo Smith, one of the best known tamp dealers in Australia, and at one time editor of a paper conducted by the Philatelic Society, appeared before t ... 162 words
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  205. STAMP DEALER IN TROUBLE USE OF CANCELLED STAMPS. CASE IN MELBOURNE COURT. MELBOURNE, July 26.
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Friday 27 July 1923 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Orlo Smith, one of the best known stamp dealers in Australia, and at one time editor of a paper conducted by the Philatelic Society, appeared before ... 169 words
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  206. CHARGE OF FRAUD. MELBOURNE, Thursday.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 27 July 1923 p 12 Article
    Abstract: Orio Smith, one of the best-known stamy dealers in Australia, at one time editor of a paper conducted by the Philatelic Society, appeared before the ... 116 words
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  207. STAMP DEALER IN TROUBLE. MELBOURNE, July 28.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Monday 30 July 1923 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Orlo Smith, one of the best known stamp dealers in Australia, and at one time editor of a paper conducted by the Philatelic Society, appeared before ... 164 words
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  208. NEWS SUMMARY. CABLES—Page 9.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 7 September 1923 p 8 Article
    Abstract: During the Japanese earthquake a train was thrown from the line into the sea, 300 passengers being drowned. Eyewitnesses give graphic details of the 1207 words
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  209. CANCELLED STAMPS. USE ON AGREEMENTS ALLEGED. Dealer on Trial.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 7 September 1923 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Three charges of having "fraudulently placed on a certain instrument, to wit, tenancy agreements, certain stamps which had been removed from other st ... 724 words
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  210. CANCELLED STAMPS. Fraud Charge Not Sustained.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 8 September 1923 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Before Judge Williams, in the Court of General Sessions yesterday, the trial was concluded of Orlo Smith, who was charged with having "fraudulently p ... 221 words
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  211. NEWS SUMMARY. CABLES—Page 29.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 8 September 1923 p 28 Article
    Abstract: An estimate made by the Japanese Home Ministry places the number of deaths in Tokio alone at 30,000, and the number of injured at 100,000. Advices fr ... 1203 words
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  212. STAMP FRAUDS. FULL FACTS DISCLOSED. No Loss to Revenue.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 15 October 1924 p 18 Article
    Abstract: Last year the Victorian auditor gencrul reported that a well-organised system for the sale and distribution of "clemcd" stamps hud been discovered. I ... 563 words
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  213. SPRINGVALE MURDER AMAZING DEVELOPMENT. BROTHER CHARGED WITH CRIME STATEMENT TO POLICE. A STRANGE STORY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 28 August 1924 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Sensational developments followed swiftly upon interviews which detectives engaged in inquirid into the death of Archie Mouat, aged nine and a half y ... 1498 words
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  214. AN ARREST. Springvale Crime. MURDER CHARGE. DEAD BOY'S BROTHER Amazing Statement. MELBOURNE, Wednesday.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 28 August 1924 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Sensational developments followed swiftly upon the interview which the detectives, who are engaged in making inquiries into the death of Archie Mouat ... 1097 words
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  215. BOY CHARGED WITH MURDER. REMAND FOR A FORTNIGHT. Search for Stick.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 29 August 1924 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Charged with having murdered his brother, Archie Monat, aged 9[?] years, at Springvale on Saturday, Ivan Monat, aged 14 years, appeared at the Childr ... 325 words
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  216. SPRINGVALE MURDER. Sensational Development. Boy's Brother Arrested. Charged With the Crime MELBOURNE, August 27.
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Thursday 28 August 1924 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Sensational developments followed swiftly upon an interview which the detectives engaged in inquiries into the death of Archie Mouat, aged 9½ years, ... 572 words
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  217. BOY'S BODY FOUND. SHOCKINGLY MUTILATED. MOTHER'S TERRIBLE DISCOVERY. NUDE AND BRUISED REMAINS IN CREEK MELBOURNE, August 25.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 26 August 1924 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Mutilated in a shocking manner, the body of Archie Mouat (aged 9½ years), who disappeared at Springvale early on Saturday afternoon, was found at 2 o ... 738 words
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  218. MURDERED BOY. SENSATIONAL DEVELOPMENT. BROTHER ARRESTED. A REPORTED CONFESSION. MELBOURNE, August 27.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Thursday 28 August 1924 p 7 Article
    Abstract: A sensational development followed swiftly upon an interview which the detectives engaged in inquiries into the death of Archio Mouat, aged 9½ 1136 words
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  219. SPRINGVALE MURDER SENSATIONAL DEVELOPMENT VICTIM'S BROTHER ARRESTED CONFESSES TO THE CRIME. Melbourne, Aug. 27.
    Western Argus (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1916 - 1938) Tuesday 2 September 1924 p 13 Article
    Abstract: Sensational developments followed swiftly upon an interview which the detectives engaged in the inquiries into the death of Archie 1109 words
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  220. MURDER INQUESTS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 17 September 1924 p 18 Article
    Abstract: Ihe inquest into the death of Irene Tuckerman, who was found murdered at Caulfield on August 3, will he opened by the city coroner (Mr. D Berriman) a ... 161 words
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  221. SPRINGVALE MURDER INQUEST COMPLETED. REMARKABLE EVIDENCE. MAN AND BLACK CLOTH.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 25 September 1924 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Victim's Brother Sent for Trial. Thirteen witnesses were called upon to give evidence at the morgue yesterday at an inquest held by the city coroner ... 3805 words
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  222. SPRINGVALE MYSTERY. DETECTIVES' INVESTIGATIONS HAMPERED BY FLOODS. Several Theories Advanced.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 27 August 1924 p 19 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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  223. STOCK THIEF'S FATE DEATH BEFORE ARREST
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 14 April 1924 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Run to earth at Bruthen, while absconding from bail, Arthur Henry Jackson, a sheepstealer, rather than meet a charge in the police court, shot 323 words
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  224. COLLINGWOOD ELECTIONS. Police Issue Summonses.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 29 April 1925 p 22 Article
    Abstract: On the information of Detective-sergeant A. G. Ashton seven summonses were issued yesterday against Collingwood councillors, two ratepayers, and a ju ... 252 words
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  225. CUPID KEPT WAITING. BY ROBBERY TALES. QUEER POLICE REPORT. Melbourne, Jan. 25.
    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Wednesday 27 January 1926 p 11 Article
    Abstract: The police secured some extraordinary information when they followed up the allegation of Arthur Roberts, of St. George's-road, Fitzroy, that he 189 words
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  226. ALLEGED ASSAULT. VICTIM URGES POLICE NOT TO ACT. MELBOURNE, Monday.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 19 January 1926 p 12 Article
    Abstract: When Detective-sergeant Ashton and Detective Banner interviewed a man who alleged that he bad been assaulted and robbed of £51/10/ on Friday night he ... 173 words
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  227. SURREY HILLS SHOOTING. CHARGE AGAINST WOMAN. Case Adjourned, for Six Months.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 10 December 1921 p 26 Article
    Abstract: As the result of an incident which occurred in a house in Florence road, Surrey Hills, on November 21, when a chemist's assistant received a revolver ... 749 words
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  228. FURNITURE SHOP ROBBED. How Was Entrance Gained?
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 28 January 1925 p 16 Article
    Abstract: Although a lock of a safe in the strongroom of the Collingwood Furniture Aerado (Kiernan's), at 220 Smith street, Collingwood, was filed through on M ... 278 words
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  229. PERSONAL.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 26 July 1926 p 18 Article
    Abstract: A cable message from London states that the Duke and Duchess of York entertained the High Commissioner for Australia (Sir Joseph Cook) and Lady Cook 998 words
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  230. PRINCE'S PARK OUTRAGE. INJURED GIRL'S STATEMENT. Melbourne. April 22.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 23 April 1924 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Violet Melba Whitaker (55¼)., who in found in prince's Park suffering from dangerous head injuries for which she is being treated in the Children's H ... 120 words
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  231. SHEEP STEALER'S END. Preferred Death to Arrest. SENSATIONAL EVIDENCE.
    Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954) Saturday 12 April 1924 p 5 Article
    Abstract: MELBOURNE, Friday. — Run to earth at Bruthen while absconding from bail, Arthur Henry Jackson, a sheep stealer, rather than meet a 251 words
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  232. POLICE PROMOTIONS. MERIT RECOGNISED. Recommendations of Board.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 1 August 1925 p 26 Article
    Abstract: The first recommendations of the newly constituted Police Promotions [?] have been announced The board makes its recommendations on what it considers ... 454 words
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  233. CHANGES AT POLICE HEADQUARTERS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 6 May 1926 p 9 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Several changes in the higher ranks of police officers it headquarters have taken place recently. Superindent Montague, chief of the criminal investi ... 64 words
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  234. MAN SHOT IN ARM. MYSTERY CASE AT FITZROY. VICTIM REMAINS RETICENT.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 5 October 1925 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Believed to have been the victim of a brawl or a quarrel in a house in Condell street, Fitzroy, Richard Collis, aged 40 years, of Wellington street, ... 976 words
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  235. SERIOUS OFFENCE AT CARLTON.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 14 December 1925 p 14 Article
    Abstract: At the request of a man, a boy, aged 7 years who had been standing on the overhead railway bridge at Rathdown street. North Carlton, went for a walk ... 180 words
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  236. FITZROY SHOOTING. "NOT A VENDETTA." Injured Man Missing.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 6 October 1925 p 9 Article
    Abstract: As the result of their inquiries yesterday, Senior-detective Ashton and other detectives who have been inquiring into the shooting of Richard Collis, ... 264 words
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  237. CLERK ACCUSED OF FRAUD.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 20 May 1925 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Represnting himself as a newly ordained pricst, a at young man has in the last few days placed orders for clothing with several city firms. On each o ... 218 words
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  238. "HOUSES FOR SALE." FALSE PRETENCES ALLEGED. Estate Agent Charged.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 15 August 1925 p 23 Article
    Abstract: On three charges of [?] obtained money by false pretences James Strone formerly an estate agent, in Brighton road, St.Kilda,appeared at the St. Kilda ... 449 words
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  239. FALSE PRETENCES ALLEGED. Clerk Sent for Trial.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 27 May 1925 p 19 Article
    Abstract: Ten witnesses were called by the prosecution at the city court on Tuesday, when Joseph Robert Egan, aged 30 years, clerk, appeared on five charges of ... 390 words
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  240. SAFEBREAKERS' HAUL. ROBBERY AT BURNLEY. GOLD WORTH £800 STOLEN.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 29 May 1925 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Evidence of the existence in Melbourne of a well-organised and efficient gang of safebreakers was again forthcoming yesterday morning when it was fou ... 716 words
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  241. WOMAN SHOT DEAD. BODY FOUND IN PARK. MURDER THEORY ABANDONED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 26 December 1925 p 19 Article
    Abstract: With a bullet wound in the right breast, the body of a woman who was subsequently identified as Annic Bailey, otherwise known as JHarriet Bailey, Ann ... 1228 words
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  242. "HOLD-UPS" IN SUBURBS. Two Cases Reported.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 15 April 1925 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Three persons complained at the detective office early yesterday morning that they had been accosted by masked and armed thieves in Carlton and Fitzr ... 300 words
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  243. NO POLICE ACTION. Sequel to Robbery Report.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 18 January 1926 p 12 Article
    Abstract: When Detective-sergeant Ashton and Detective Hanner interviewed a man who alleged that he had been assaulted and robbed of £51/10/ on Friday night, h ... 215 words
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  244. ITEMS OF INTEREST. Refusal to Fill Census Papers.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 19 June 1926 p 32 Article
    Abstract: Three men named Battan, in Auckland (N.Z.), who steadfastly refused to fill in census papers, were each finded £3, in default imprisonment for one we ... 1142 words
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  245. HOUSEBREAKING CHARGES. Three Arrests at Fitzroy.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 12 July 1926 p 13 Article
    Abstract: Investigations by detectives recently disclosed that three men, posing as land salesmen, had been responsible for several robberies in the Preston an ... 281 words
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  246. RAID BY DETECTIVES. Several Charges Laid.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 19 May 1926 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Following a raid made by detectives on a house in Fitzroy, three men and two women appeared before Messrs. T. O'Callaghan (chairman) and W. H. Curtis ... 331 words
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  247. ENGINEER KILLED. STRUCK BY MOTOR-CAR. Driver Committed for Trial.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 12 October 1926 p 9 Article
    Abstract: While he was crossing High street, Kew, about 7 o'clock on the evening of September 2[?], John Henry Bochme, aged 57 years, of Tennyson street, Kew, ... 1304 words
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  248. FIVE PERSONS ARRESTED. Shopkeepers' Complaints to Police.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 18 May 1926 p 16 Article
    Abstract: Many complaints have been received by the police from proprietors of millinery and confectionery shops in the suburbs that they have been tricked and ... 359 words
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  249. POLICE PROMOTIONS. Board's Decisions Announced.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 23 April 1926 p 16 Article
    Abstract: Only 11 of 37 members of the pulice force were successful in their appeals to the Police Promotion Appeal Board regarding their positions on, or omis ... 469 words
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  250. ATTEMPT TO ROB BANK. INTRUDERS DISTURBED. ESCAPE IN WAITING CAR. £7,000 Left in Safe.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 24 May 1926 p 11 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Four men who attempted to rob the Coburg branch of the Commercial Bank of Australia at 461 Sydney road, Coburg, early yesterday morning were, disturb ... 1895 words
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  251. INTERRUPTED PARTY. Police Claim Beer.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 26 November 1927 p 31 Article
    Abstract: May Smith, of Wellington street, Collingwood, was called on before Mr. W. G. Smith, P.M., at the Collingwood Court on Thursday, to show cause why liq ... 717 words
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  252. COUNTRY HOTEL. Order for Rebuilding.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 12 November 1929 p 18 Article
    Abstract: Licensing inspector Ashton recently served an order on the owner and licensee of the Commercial Hotel, Mirboo North, Calling upon them to rebuild the ... 243 words
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  253. REBUILDING AN HOTEL. Awaiting "No-Licence" Poll.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 8 October 1929 p 14 Article
    Abstract: Application was made to the Licensing Court at its sitting yesterday for approval of plans for the rebuilding of the Club Hotel, Traralgon, at an est ... 306 words
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  254. FAR BACK HOTEL. Tourists' Complaints.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 21 August 1928 p 5 Article
    Abstract: According to evidence given before the Full Licensing Court yesterday the surroundings of the Benambra Hotel, Benambra, are not giving complete satis ... 294 words
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  255. LICENSING COURT. Hotel on Tourist Route.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 5 February 1929 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Mrs. Margaret Canny, owner of the Benambra Hotel, Benambra, submitted plans to the Licensing Court at its sittings yesterday, for alterations to the ... 307 words
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  256. RECONSTRUCTING HOTELS. Chairman's Long Memory.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 18 September 1928 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Martin White made application to the Full Licensing Court yesterday for the transfer to himself of the licence of the College Lawn Hotel, Greville st ... 512 words
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  257. POLICE FORCE CHANGES. PROMOTIONS AND TRANSFERS. Inspector Piggott Returns to City.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 19 November 1929 p 7 Article
    Abstract: After the retirmenet of Superintendent Connor, of the Bourke district, and Superintendont Mooney, of the Gippsland district, on November 24, there wi ... 263 words
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  258. HOTEL ON TOURIST[?] ROUTE. New Structure Approved.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 12 February 1929 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Application by Mrs. Margaret Canny for permission to make alterations to the Be[?]ambra Hotel, Be[?]ambra, in the Gippsla[?]d East licensing district ... 355 words
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  259. LICENSING COURT. Liquor in Country.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 22 December 1928 p 16 Article
    Abstract: Applications for new victualler's licences, for renewals of victualler's licences, and for bilHard table licences were considered by the Licensing Co ... 516 words
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  260. COMPANIES AS LICENSEES. INTENTION OF LEGISLATURE. Licensing Court Discussion.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 22 January 1929 p 4 Article
    Abstract: An interesting discussion on the formation of companies to take over hotel licences took place at the sitting of the Licensing Court at the Law Court ... 1457 words
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  261. ITEMS OF INTEREST. Darwin Oil Tanks.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 5 December 1929 p 4 Article
    Abstract: On Saturday all the employees except five were discharged from the Darwin [?] tanks. The others will finish next Saturday. This means 18 more unemplo ... 984 words
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  262. GIPPSLAND HOTELS. Proposals for Improvements.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 26 November 1929 p 12 Article
    Abstract: Application was made to the Licensing Court yesterday for approval of provisional plans for rebuilding the Central Hotel at Lakes Entrance. Mr. Burbi ... 420 words
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  263. LICENSING COURT. Sewering Country Hotels.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 30 January 1929 p 16 Article
    Abstract: The Licensing Court held a sitting at the Law Courts yesterday. Mr. P. C. Nuuan appeared for Mrs. Ellen Boyd, owner and licensee of the Cowwarr Hotel ... 687 words
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  264. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT AND DISTRICT.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 2 March 1928 p 10 Article
    Abstract: The Minister for Railways and Electrical Undertakings (Mr. Tunnecliffe) informed the city council on Thursday that he will come to Ballart on March 8 ... 5899 words
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  265. SUPERINTENDENT ASHTON RETIRES Gippsland's Tribute To The Police Force
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 8 February 1932 p 3 Article
    Abstract: After 55 years' service in the Victorian Police Force, Superintendent Ashton, who has been stationed at kale since November 1929, reached 3249 words
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  266. PERSONAL
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 25 January 1932 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Superintendent Ashton reaches the retiring age on the 4th. February, 1932, and a Complimentary Social and Presentation is being tendered him at 160 words
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  267. REBUILDING OF HOTELS. Plans Approved.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 4 November 1930 p 10 Article
    Abstract: In the Licensing Court yesterday Donald McKay, owner of the Club Hotel, Morwell, applied f[?] permission to make alterations and additions to the hot ... 197 words
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  268. SUPT. ASHTON'S RETIREMENT Eulogistic References
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 8 February 1932 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Before entering on business at the Sale Police Court on Tuesday the P.M. (Mr. A. Noonan) said he desired to express his regret at 318 words
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  269. HOTEL ON PRINCE'S HIGHWAY. Severely Criticised in Court.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 12 January 1932 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Some adverse criticism of portion of the structure of Bourke's Hotel, on the Prince's Highway, at Pakenham, was made by Superintendent Ashton at the ... 326 words
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  270. LICENCE FOR NYORA. Granted to Commissioners.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 27 May 1930 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The Victorian Railways Commissioners [?] to the Licensing Court at its sit[?] yesterday for a licence for the re[?] rooms at the Nyora railway 85 words
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  271. WINE LICENCE FOR WONTHAGGI. Provision for Italians.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 20 December 1930 p 17 Article
    Abstract: When Franscesco Nesci applied to the Licensing Court yesterday for the transfer of the Australian wine licence at present held by him at Hicks boroug ... 250 words
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  272. TRARALGON CASE ADJOURNED.
    Traralgon Record (Traralgon, Vic. : 1886 - 1932) Thursday 28 August 1930 p 2 Article
    Abstract: At the Melbourne Licensing Court on Monday Superintendent Ashton had served an older on the owner (M. Hoare) and the Heensce (William 289 words
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  273. GARAGE BROKEN INTO. THREE MEN PLEAD GUILTY. Story of Revolver Firing.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 26 July 1930 p 19 Article
    Abstract: ROSEDALL, Friday.—In the Rosedale Police Court, before Messrs. J. S. Lester, H. H. Ingle, and C. Ayres, J.P.'s, Henry Madden, aged 26 years, mechanic ... 307 words
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  274. HOTEL BUILDINGS. Substantial Country Works.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 12 August 1930 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The Licensing Court at its sittings yesterday consisted of Mr. R. Barr (chairman), Mr.J. Lock, and Mr.V. Tanner. Mr. E. A. Cowell applied for the 332 words
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  275. POPULAR SENIOR CONSTABLE Mr and Mrs Quinn Farewelled
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 28 May 1931 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The large and representative gathering that assembled at Traralgon to farewell Senior-Constable and Mrs Quinn. who are now residing in Sale, 363 words
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  276. SALE POLICE COURT
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 1 October 1931 p 5 Article
    Abstract: At the Sale Police Court on Tuesday Mr. A. Noonan, P.M., dealt with the following cases:— Debt Cases. 1061 words
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  277. PERSONAL.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 12 January 1932 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Admiral V. H. G. Bernard, who retired from the Royal Navy in 1922 after 40 years of distinguished service, arrived in Melbourne yesterday by the Oron ... 1313 words
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  278. FOOTBALLERS' DINNER An Enjoyable Evening
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 20 August 1931 p 5 Article
    Abstract: At the Star Hotel on Tuesday night the committee of the Sale Football Club tendered a dinner to the players, and honorary officials 1371 words
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  279. PERSONAL
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 18 November 1929 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Superintendent J. D. Mooney, of ale on Thursday. stated at the annual sitting of the Licensing Court that that would be his last 198 words
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    1929 - Promotion to Licensing Officer at Sale.

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  280. LICENSING COURT. Phillip Island Transfer.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 26 August 1930 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Application was made to the Licensing Court at its sitting yesterday for the transfer of the licence of the Phillip Island Hotel at Cowes from Philli ... 334 words
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  281. SUPT McKENZIE ENTERTAINED
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 22 April 1929 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A very large gathering of police and civilians front all parts of Gippsland attended at the A.N.A, Hall, Sale last Tuesday evening to bid farewell to 548 words
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  282. PERSONAL
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 5 December 1929 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Before proceeding with the Sale Police Court on Tuesday, the Police Magistrate (Mr. G. H. Brown) congratulated Inspector Ashton on his 489 words
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  283. A Disgusting Case STRONG COMMENTS FROM P.M. AND SUPERINTENDENT. YOUNG MAN FINED £5 OR ONE MONTH'S IMPRISONMENT.
    Traralgon Record (Traralgon, Vic. : 1886 - 1932) Thursday 4 July 1929 p 3 Article
    Abstract: There was a full house at the local Court on Wednesday morning, when Roy [?]ignett was called upon to answer a charge of offensive behavior in 934 words
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  284. NEW HOTEL AT COWWARR
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 31 January 1929 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Mrs Ellen Boyd, owner and licensee of the Cowwarr Hotel, Cowarr, Gippsland asked the Licensing Court for approval of plans for a new building. 223 words
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  285. THE POLICE FORCE Supt. Ashton Retiring
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 14 January 1932 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Superintendent E. G. Ashton will retire from the police force early next month after 37 years of service. Superintendent Ashton served in 164 words
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  286. THE POLICE FORCE SUPT. ASHTON RETIRING
    Morwell Advertiser (Morwell, Vic. : 1888 - 1954) Friday 15 January 1932 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Superintendent E. G. Ashton will retire from the police force early next month after 37 years-of service. Superintendent Ashton served in 146 words
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  287. Family Notices
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 30 May 1946 p 2 Family Notices
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  288. POPULAR POLICE OFFICER SUB-INSPECTOR E. G. [?]SHTON. Complimentary Smoke Social.
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 17 May 1928 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The esteem entertained for Sub-Inspector E. G. Ashton, who was recently transferred from Melbourne to Gippsland Police Forces, was 182 words
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  289. STRATFORD POLICE COURT (Before Mr. Brown P. M.). Breach of Licensing Act.
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 18 March 1929 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Inspector Ashton v F. A. Dixon; did on 6/2/29 permit persons to be unlawfully on his licensed premises, the Stratford Hotel. 157 words
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  290. WARRAGUL HOTELS Question of Sewerage
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 24 December 1931 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The Licensing Court, in Melbourne, consisting of Messrs R. Barr (chairman), J. Lock and V. Tanner, decided that it would approach the Cabinet 163 words
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  291. STRATFORD POLICE COURT (Before Mr. Bond P.M).
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 13 August 1928 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Sub-Inspector Ashton v P. M. Coloe, licensee of the Swan Hotel, did on 14th June last, fail to have the bar door closed and locked at 10.20 p.m.. 626 words
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  292. NEW ROAD TO CANBERRA. TOURIST HOTEL, BENAMBRA.
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 14 February 1929 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The Licensing Court in Melbourne on Monday, consisted of Messrs Barr (chairman) and Tanner, and the application by Mrs. Margaret Canny for 318 words
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  293. PERSONAL
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 8 March 1928 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Amongst visitors to the Masonic Instalation ceremony at Rosedale on Thursday night was Mr H. Hewitt, for merly of that town, accompanied by 245 words
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  294. TRADING AFTER HOURS.
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 15 March 1928 p 4 Article
    Abstract: On Saturday evening, the 4th February, two motorists from Sale arrived at Lindenow about 9 o'clock, and being bona fide travellers they 287 words
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  295. MR HOLLOWAY COMPLIMENTED
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 28 July 1930 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Inspector [?] at the conclusion of the evidence. referred to the courage displayed by Mr. Holloway in frustruting the accused. With men of 237 words
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  296. A TRARALGON HOTEL Proposal For Rebuilding
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 10 October 1929 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The Licensing Court on Monday consisted of Messrs Barr (chairman), Lock and Tanner. Application ,was made on behalf of 477 words
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  297. HOTEL FOR GIPSY POINT
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 24 January 1929 p 3 Article
    Abstract: In regard to the application by Mrs G. H. Mattison for a certificate to authorise the issue of a new victualler's licence for existing premises at 388 words
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  298. PERSONAL
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 11 January 1932 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Mr. E.. G. Ashton, Superintendent of Police for the Gippsland District, will retire from the force on the 4th. of next month. 481 words
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  299. MAFFRA COURT FRIDAY, JANUARY 11th. (Before Mr G. Brown P.M. and Messrs H. Hussey, and A. M'Adam J'sP.) Under the Health Act.
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 17 January 1929 p 4 Article
    Abstract: John Samuel Chandler v. Edwin Charles Tanner—Failing to deal with refuse and other matter as prescribed by the Health Act. 431 words
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  300. CORONIAL INQUIRY The Late Albert John Fischer YOUTH COMMITTED FOR TRIAL ON MURDER CHARGE
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 29 August 1929 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Yesterday morning an enquiry was held at the Sale Court House by the Deputy Corner (Mr. R. J. Cherry, J.P.), concerning the death of Albert 1871 words
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  301. PASSED AWAY MRS. ALEX GUY
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 6 June 1946 p 1 Article
    Abstract: The death occurred at Dargo after a lengthy illness of Mrs. Guy, wife of Mr. Alex Guy, of Wonnangatta Station. The late Mrs. Guy was a 294 words
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  302. IN TOWN = AND OUT
    Morwell Advertiser (Morwell, Vic. : 1888 - 1954) Thursday 13 June 1946 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Recently Mr. George Summerfield, at one time a tiller of the soil at Jeeralang Junction, passed away in the Gippsland Hospital, aged 78 years. Deceas ... 1254 words
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  303. "A SPLENDID INVESTMENT." DETAILS RELATED IN COURT. False Pretences Alleged.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 7 July 1919 p 9 Article
    Abstract: John T. Wynne was charged before the South Melbourne Police Court on Saturday with having obtained money under false pretences from Louis Stephenson ... 781 words
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  304. LARCENY AS A BAILEE.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 10 April 1906 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Yesterday afernoon Dectectives Ashton and Tognini arrested John Jackson on a charge of larceny as a bailce of a musical instrument. valued £7/10/. It ... 82 words
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  305. ALLEGED IMPOSITION. SUBURBAN HOUSEWIVES THE VICTIMS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 17 January 1907 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Yesterday Detectives Ashton and Tognini arrested a man named Wiliiam Murray charging him with being a regue and vagabond and also with having stolen ... 120 words
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  306. ALLEGED LARCENY AS A SERVANT. £10 WORTH OF JEWELLERY STOLEN.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 17 April 1907 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Detectives Ashton and Tognini yesterday arrested a young man named Arthur Lenard, charging him with the larceny of a quantity of jewellery, valued at ... 291 words
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  307. VALUELESS CHEQUES. PAINTER ARRESTED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 22 April 1907 p 5 Article
    Abstract: A painter, who gives his name as Charles Newman, was arrested by Detectives. Ashton and Tognini on Saturday, charged with having forged and uttered a ... 584 words
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  308. "PUTTING OFF" CHEQUES. METHODS OF SWINDLERS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 5 June 1907 p 9 Article
    Abstract: On April [?] Detectives Ashton and Tognini arrested Charles Newman, a painter, on a charge of being obtained money by false pretences by means of a v ... 1714 words
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  309. ADMITTANCE TO TEST MATCH. Illicit Use of Tickets.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 3 January 1921 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The thousands who witched the Test match on Saturday little thought that as they had passed through the gates their entrance had been carefully scann ... 266 words
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  310. KEIDELBERG MYSTERY POLICE COURT PROCEEDINGS. CHARGE AGAINST TWO MEN. MELBOURNE, Wednesday.
    The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1869 - 1883; 1914 - 1918) Thursday 16 March 1916 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Leslie Taylor, aged 27, a dealer, and John Williamson aged 27, a dealer, and were to-day charged by Dets Clugston. Mulfahy, and Ashton with having 236 words
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  311. DESPERATE NEGRO BURGLAR. RELEASED "REGENERATE AND DEVOUT." BEFORE THE 'EXPIRATION' OF HIS SENTENCE. THEN ATTEMPTS TO THROTTLE A LADY IN HER BED. Melbourne, Thursday.
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Thursday 6 August 1908 p 2 Article
    Abstract: It now transpires that the negro, King, a desperate burglar, known as "Black King," who burglarised the House of Mr. Ernest Langloy, at Scuth 632 words
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  312. CHARGES OF BURGLARY. KING COMMITTED FOR TRIAI.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 11 August 1908 p 9 Article
    Abstract: At the Prahran Court yesterday, before Captain Panter (chairman), Major Clipperton, and Messrs. Hyslop, Kent, and Phipps, J.P's, the negro William Ki ... 1024 words
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  313. KING THE NEGRO. ON TRIAL FOR BURGLARY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 19 August 1908 p 9 Article
    Abstract: William King, the negro who was recently arrested at South Yarra for burglary, came up before Mr. Justice A' Beckett on two separate charges in the 470 words
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  314. BURGLARY AT SOUTH YARRA. SUSPECT ARRESTED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 3 August 1908 p 5 Article
    Abstract: A burglary, with some sensational fentures, was committed at South Yarra between 3 and 4 o'clock yesterday morning, when the residence of Mr. Ernest ... 277 words
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  315. KING, THE NEGRO. SENTENCED TO FIFTEEN YEARS. DECLARED IRREOLAIMABLE.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 20 August 1908 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The negro, William King, who has a formidable record of crime and punishment against him, was sente[?]ced yesterday by Mr. Justice A'Beckett to 15 ye ... 1559 words
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  316. THIEVES DISTURBED. PURSUED BY WATCHMAN. MELBOURNE, Friday.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 24 November 1923 p 18 Article
    Abstract: Two thieves were detected by a watchman in an adjoining building breaking into the shop of Mr. W. J. Wishart, pastrycook, at the corner of Sackville ... 172 words
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  317. JOCKEY VERSUS BOOKMAKER. AN ACTION FOR LIBEL. PECULIAR ALLEGATIONS. Melbourne, Feb. 12.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Thursday 13 February 1913 p 8 Article
    Abstract: In the County Court to-day, before Judge Wasley and a jury, Albert Seastream, a jockey, claimed £1,000 from Frederick George O'Neill, a bookmaker, of 488 words
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  318. BOY'S DEATH. FOUL PLAY SUSPECTED. BODY SHOCKINGLY MUTILATED. MELBOURNE, Monday.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 26 August 1924 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Mutilated in a shocking manner, the body of Archie Mouat, aged 9½ years, who disappeared at Springvale early on Saturday afternoon, was found at 2 o' ... 741 words
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  319. ITEMS OF INTEREST National Gallery Lectures.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 23 May 1917 p 10 Article
    Abstract: An interesting series of winter lectures on "The Influence of the War, or Phases of Our National Life," will be given in the Latrobe Gallery, commenc ... 1627 words
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  320. POLICE OFFICERS. Examination Results.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 19 November 1924 p 23 Article
    Abstract: The results of the police examinations for the ranks of officer and sub-officer were announced yesterday. The following were the successful candidate ... 395 words
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  321. The Clue of the Blurred "T"
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 2 September 1950 p 26 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: From a clue that could hardly have been more slender, Victorian detectives painstakingly solved a body-in-the-Yarra mystery in 1917. OVER THE YEARS t ... 2788 words
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  322. POLICE NEWS. BABY ON DOORSTEP.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 21 April 1919 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Early on Good Friday morning the Misses Kiddle, of Cathay, Orrong road, Toorak, heard the cries of an infant at the front of their residence, and dis ... 257 words
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  323. ST. KILDA.
    The Prahran Telegraph (Vic. : 1889 - 1930) Saturday 9 February 1918 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Captain F. R. Corney, M.C., son of Mrs. Corney, of Princes street, has been mentioned in despatches by General Birdwood. 692 words
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  324. NORTH MELBOURNE SHOOTING CASE.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 9 April 1920 p 9 Article
    Abstract: At the North Melbourne Court yesterday, before Messrs. W. H. Fuller (chairman), T. Corsbie, W. R. Portingale, D. G. Carter, and H. Purkiss, J.P.'s Ch ... 246 words
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  325. POLICE NEWS. HOUSEBREAKING AT CARLTON.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 8 July 1913 p 10 Article
    Abstract: While the wind was rising in the early part of Sunday night a housebreaker took advantage of the noise it caused to effect [?] entrance to the reside ... 1207 words
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  326. TAIT'S MOVING THEATRE. BURGLAR'S KNIFF FIERCE MIDNIGHT STRUGGLE An Accountant Stabbed. BRAVE WIFE CHASES THE DESPERADO. Arrest of the Culprit. SENSATION AT MALVERN. MELBOURNE, Friday.
    The Border Morning Mail and Riverina Times (Albury, NSW : 1903 - 1920) Saturday 7 September 1912 p 2 Article
    Abstract: After a record season at the Wagga, Corowa and Junee show dates, this huge organisation will arrive by special train to-morrow to commence their brie ... 1093 words
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