ON THIS DAY …….. 29th March 1955
An ambulance was used as a court, when Stanislaus Bartosz was remanded on a charge of murder. Bartosz a 40 year old Polish tobacco farmer. As the ambulance stood in the yard at Russell Street Police Headquarters, the Judge stood alongside it, and an interpreter relayed proceedings to Bartosz, who lay inside. He was brought to Melbourne just before the Court, from Myrtleford, where he is alleged to have shot another farmer, and then attempted to commit suicide, on this day in 1955.