WHAT is the secret behind the callous slaying of "Spider" Raper, who was shot down by anunknown attacker in front of a house in Blakency-street, Highgate Hill, on Saturday night? Whose was the hand that fired the fatal bullet, and why was the shooting done? Those are questions which will carry the inquiring mind farther into the realms of mystery than a casual examination of the case ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 3,008 words
THE moving rays of light, flashed from torches held by police officers swayed and zigzagged across the foot path and around the porch floor of the house in Blakeney-street, where "Spider" Raper was shot ...Article : 206 words
GEORGE WARD, who stands charged with the murder of "Spider" Raper, no doubt now reflects that the dull routine and uneventful contentment of country life is far preferable to his present unhappy plight. ...Article : 206 words
THAT country race meetings are still living up to their reputations of being free and easy—in fact, picnic jaunts—is suggested by a story which will occupy the attention of a jury at the first sittings of the Townsville Criminal Court in the New ...Article : 494 words
A GRUESOME discovery was made by night-watchman Daniel Curtis when on his rounds in the early hours of Sunday morning, November 7 last, in the Roma-street Railway Station yards. ...Article : 720 words
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