Extreme difficulty is being experienced by detectives engaged in inquiries into a number of large robberies from factories and shops in the metropolitan area in the last ...Article : 228 words
Between 8 o'clock and 20 minutes past 8 o'clock, on the night of February 21, three women were "held up" and two of them robbed in the vicinity of Gardner ...Article : 630 words
The lease granted to the Elsternwick Golf Club of that fine seaside playing area known as Elsternwick Park expired on Sunday. Representatives of the Brighton Council and the committee of management of the park have submitted a proposal to the Minister for Lands (Mr. Downward) for the conversion of the area, for 15 years used exclusively as a golf links, into a public playing ground, comprising 9-hole public links, cricket and football grounds, tennis-courts, croquet lawns, bowling greens, and a children's playground. This aeroplane photograph (by Shaw Ross Aviation Co.) is of the park and its environs. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 104 words
The trial of Ah Loy, a Chinese gardener, aged 36 years, on a charge of having inflicted grievous bodily harm on Hor Bock, a fellow countryman was concluded ...Article : 293 words
As part of the "safety first" campaign the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria is asking motorists to show special consideration towards passengers waiting to board tramcars. On no account should the driver drive at fast speed between the safety zone and kerb. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 46 words
Mr. EDWARD NAYLOR, who celebrated his 73rd birthday yesterday by entertaining 80 leading citizens at lunchton. Mr. Naylor was formerly mayor of Prahran, ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 41 words
Messrs. Anketell and K. Henderson are the architects for this nurses' home section of the Kitchener Memorial Hospital at Geelong. The administrative block and surgical wards are completed, and funds are now being raised for the building illustrated. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 42 words
Continuing an inquest begun on Tuesday, the coroner (Mr. D. Berriman, P.M.) heard further evidence at Dandenong yesterday into the death of Henry Albert Sims, aged 35 years, of ...Article : 599 words
A quarrel which took place between Irvine Bailey Anderson, motor engineer, of Rushworth, and his partner, William Rich on September 22 of last year, had ...Article : 355 words
Among the passengers who sailed for England yesterday by the Orient liner Ormonde were S[?]r John Beale, one of the managers of the line (inset left), and Rear-Admiral H. L. P. Heard (inset right), who was in command of H.M.S. Grafton in the North Sea during the war. The main photograph is of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Mair, of Melbourne, saying farewell on board. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 71 words
While moving away from the stopping place between Flinders lane and Collins street a motor-bus struck an Air Force motor-cycle and sidecar. The cyclist sorrowfully contemplated the damage. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 31 words
Charges that wholesale wine and spirit merchants were dealing extensively with a number of [?] licensed persons were made at a meeting yesterday of the council of the Victorian branch of the ...Article : 231 words
George Stillman Grant, of Moreland road, Moreland, was charged at the Third City Court yesterday with having obtained money from the Victorian railways by ...Article : 152 words
Starting at 50 to 1 against. Mr. R. F. England's black golding Answer (on the rails), carrying 6st. 71b., won the Australian Cup yesterday, defeating Mr. Ben Chaffey's bay gelding Accarak (second top weight). ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 41 words
At Goldsbrough, Mort's is a typical Australian merino ram selected for the Wembley Exhibition as illustrative of the finest qualities of his breed. At his head is Mr. A. T. Julian, of Goldsbrough's; while Inspecting the fleece is Mr. [?]ell Melrose, of Horsham, who visited Wembley last year. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 53 words
Before Mr. T. B. Wade, P.M., and Messrs. W Carden and W. W. Richards, J. P.'s at th[?] Carlton Court, on Tuesday, John Kelly, Gypsy Henderson, Phyllis Wilson, and Rose Bush were ...Article : 245 words
A Charge of carrying liquor away from the Rose of Hotham Hotel was heard against William Newell before Mr. T. B. Wade, P.M., in the North Melbourne Court on Monday. ...Article : 288 words
The theft on Monday night of 40 fowls from her home at Royal Park was reported to the Royal Park police yesterday by Mrs. Sarah Catherine Martin. Accompanied by Plain-clothes ...Article : 134 words
Twice in three days thieves have broken into the premises of C. T. Lempriere and Co., metal [?]orkers, of Walker street, South Melbourne. In [?]he week-end tin ingots valued at £130 were ...Article : 83 words
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