On this day …….. 23rd of August 1933

The police have not been able to trace a patient who escaped from the Ararat Hospital for the Insane, Victoria on the 23rd of August 1933. The patient was brought to the institution from the Nhill district where he lived with his family on a farm. The patient was court in Nhill and was charged with being a lunatic at large; he was then sent back to Ararat.