ON THIS DAY – May 1, 1950

After a retirement of nearly seven hours to-night the jury in the Glen Valley murder trial failed to agree. Mr. Justice Barry said that a trial of the case would take place at Shepparton Supreme Court on October 24. Alfred James Hodgkins (32) is charged with the murder of Donald Forsythe (30) at a hut in the lonely Joker Mine area at Glen Valley on May 1.