ON THIS DAY – April 7, 1931

CARLTON

Detectives inquiring into the murder of Matthias Handley, 55, an invalid pensioner, at Carlton on April 7, believe that the crime is closely associated with the attempted murder of Hugh Gulliver, 25, business agent, of Elwood, on the same night. An hour and a half later after Handley was shot an attempt was made on Gulliver.