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On This Day ……. 30th May 1954

Sir Arthur Faddan (13th Prime Minister of Australia) was injured in a car accident at Grantham, about 80 miles from Brisbane on the eve of the Federal election on this day in 1954. He under when a minor operation for the removal of congealed blood. Because of the election on the Saturday after the accident, Prime Minister Menzies had not been able to visit Sir Arthur sooner. The Prime Minister was “deeply shocked” when he first heard of the accident and made arrangements to have half-hour telephone reports on Sir Arthur’s condition.

On This Day ……. 30th May 1954

Sir Arthur Faddan (13th Prime Minister of Australia) was injured in a car accident at Grantham, about 80 miles from Brisbane on the eve of the Federal election on this day in 1954. He under when a minor operation for the removal of congealed blood. Because of the election on the Saturday after the accident, Prime Minister Menzies had not been able to visit Sir Arthur sooner. The Prime Minister was “deeply shocked” when he first heard of the accident and made arrangements to have half-hour telephone reports on Sir Arthur’s condition.

ON THIS DAY – May 17, 1941

At an inquest on William Henry Coleman, 74, of Napier st., South Melbourne, who received fatal injuries when knocked down by a car in Moray st., South Melbourne, on May 17, Mr. Mohr, PM, coroner, committed Leslie Henry Painter, 31, of Page st.. Albert Park, for trial on a charge of manslaughter. Bail was fixed at £100, with a surety of £100.

ON THIS DAY – March 5, 1924

At an inquiry into the death of Ethel May Devlin (38), who was knocked down by a motor car driven by Henry Ragg on March 5, Ragg was committed tor trial on a charge of manslaughter. The acting coroner found that there had been a lack of vigilance by Ragg which amounted to criminal negligence.

 

 

On This Day ……. 30th May 1954

Sir Arthur Faddan (13th Prime Minister of Australia) was injured in a car accident at Grantham, about 80 miles from Brisbane on the eve of the Federal election on this day in 1954. He under when a minor operation for the removal of congealed blood. Because of the election on the Saturday after the accident, Prime Minister Menzies had not been able to visit Sir Arthur sooner. The Prime Minister was “deeply shocked” when he first heard of the accident and made arrangements to have half-hour telephone reports on Sir Arthur’s condition.

ON THIS DAY – May 17, 1941

At an inquest on William Henry Coleman, 74, of Napier st., South Melbourne, who received fatal injuries when knocked down by a car in Moray st., South Melbourne, on May 17, Mr. Mohr, PM, coroner, committed Leslie Henry Painter, 31, of Page st.. Albert Park, for trial on a charge of manslaughter. Bail was fixed at £100, with a surety of £100.

ON THIS DAY – March 5, 1924

At an inquiry into the death of Ethel May Devlin (38), who was knocked down by a motor car driven by Henry Ragg on March 5, Ragg was committed tor trial on a charge of manslaughter. The acting coroner found that there had been a lack of vigilance by Ragg which amounted to criminal negligence.

 

 

CHICAGO, USA 12285904_220237794974023_182636738_n
After 14 years of model behaviour a kangaroo leaped over the 9-ft. fence surrounding Brookfield Zoo, tossed her baby on to the lawn, and fled, with 20 Zoo employees and policemen from two Chicago suburbs on her trail.
An hour later a motor car struck and killed her