ON THIS DAY – February 25, 1921

Conrad Vincent Ballantyne, a half caste, was charged before a bench of honorary justices at the City Court with having at Fumina on the 25th of February shot at Amy Beale with intent to commit murder and having shot at Edith Beale with intent to commit murder, also with having on the 27th of February, at Fumina, stolen a horse saddle, and bridle, valued at £20 the property of Walter Mitchell, by braking into his shop. He also stole goods and a bicycle of Frederick Mitchell.