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On This Day……… 8th April 1916

An accident, happened on this day in 1916 to Les. Martin, eldest son of Mr. J. Martin, railway employee. Martin with some other boys managed to obtained a dynamite cap, and to make it explode used a stone. The result being that young Martin was injured on both hands, and one of the other boys. Wm. Brooks, who was standing a distance off, was slightly injured on the side of the head. Martin was conveyed to the doctor at Inglewood, where it was found that the top of the thumb on one hand was blown off and the palm of the other hand injured.

 

 

On This Day ……. 19th May 1913

Enid Harris, a young married woman, was in the Geelong Court on this day in 1913, presented on several charges of having passed valueless cheques and obtained goods by false representations. She was arrested at Beechworth, when she was doing the rounds of the district in a motor car which she had obtained from a Melbourne firm. The first charge was that of passing on Brown and Bossener, drapers; of Geelong, a cheque for £55, purporting to be signed by E. O’Hara, of Inglewood. She obtained goods valued at £38 7/9 and cash for the balance. Accused was committed for trial. Harris pleaded guilty to three charges of having obtained goods by false representation. Accused admitted four prior convictions, and was sent to the Geelong gaol for four months on each of the charges with, hard labour.

 

On This Day……… 8th April 1916

An accident, happened on this day in 1916 to Les. Martin, eldest son of Mr. J. Martin, railway employee. Martin with some other boys managed to obtained a dynamite cap, and to make it explode used a stone. The result being that young Martin was injured on both hands, and one of the other boys. Wm. Brooks, who was standing a distance off, was slightly injured on the side of the head. Martin was conveyed to the doctor at Inglewood, where it was found that the top of the thumb on one hand was blown off and the palm of the other hand injured.

 

 

ON THIS DAY – December 25, 1930

Joseph Alexander Isaac Smith, aged 40 years, carrier, of Inglewood, was charged at the Bendigo Court with having, at Marong on Christmas Day, murdered Edward James McLeod, aged 68 years, a prospector, of Echuca. In asking for a remand, Senior Plain clothes Constable McMillan said that on Christmas morning McLeod was knocked down by a motor-truck and killed. The driver of the truck did not stop. Smith was remanded until January 23, bail being allowed in his own surety of £500 and two other sureties of £250 each.

 

On This Day ……. 19th May 1913

Enid Harris, a young married woman, was in the Geelong Court on this day in 1913, presented on several charges of having passed valueless cheques and obtained goods by false representations. She was arrested at Beechworth, when she was doing the rounds of the district in a motor car which she had obtained from a Melbourne firm. The first charge was that of passing on Brown and Bossener, drapers; of Geelong, a cheque for £55, purporting to be signed by E. O’Hara, of Inglewood. She obtained goods valued at £38 7/9 and cash for the balance. Accused was committed for trial. Harris pleaded guilty to three charges of having obtained goods by false representation. Accused admitted four prior convictions, and was sent to the Geelong gaol for four months on each of the charges with, hard labour.

 

On This Day……… 8th April 1916

An accident, happened on this day in 1916 to Les. Martin, eldest son of Mr. J. Martin, railway employee. Martin with some other boys managed to obtained a dynamite cap, and to make it explode used a stone. The result being that young Martin was injured on both hands, and one of the other boys. Wm. Brooks, who was standing a distance off, was slightly injured on the side of the head. Martin was conveyed to the doctor at Inglewood, where it was found that the top of the thumb on one hand was blown off and the palm of the other hand injured.

 

 

ON THIS DAY – December 25, 1930

Joseph Alexander Isaac Smith, aged 40 years, carrier, of Inglewood, was charged at the Bendigo Court with having, at Marong on Christmas Day, murdered Edward James McLeod, aged 68 years, a prospector, of Echuca. In asking for a remand, Senior Plain clothes Constable McMillan said that on Christmas morning McLeod was knocked down by a motor-truck and killed. The driver of the truck did not stop. Smith was remanded until January 23, bail being allowed in his own surety of £500 and two other sureties of £250 each.