ON THIS DAY – 25 February, 1921
James Fernie, a printer, was charged at the Fitzroy Court with having on February 25 shot at Elizabeth Murray, 14 years, with intent to murder her. The girl who has still two bullets in her, gave evidence that accused struck her while she was reading a newspaper. She fell and Fernie fired three shots at her. Fernie, who pleaded guilty was committed for trial.