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19 Apr 1937

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19 Apr 1937

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Adelaide News (Newspaper) - April 19, 1937, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia a bold statement for Over 20 years nothing but Praise has come from those who have used go Cryst. Go Cryst consists of Epsom salts Senna Sarsaparilla dandelion liquorice and Ginger a useful combination of useful medicament for the Relief of rheumatism sciatica neuritis. Constipation and blood disorders. Iol Cryst is cheap too. Packets 4d., 8d., 1/3.? Llu it Lull la i let ii it Ali furl l Tell title to it ill tilt Lii ill la Iii i i Lull ill Lull Flat a / of o i the autumn race meet Ings Are Only a few weeks off cooler weather indicates warmer fabrics the new Coronation shades the popular Chalk stripes and smart window pane checks with red and Blue toning. Here they Are -. At a Price that will not Strain your Bank account. 52/iicbd277 dyeing saves buying. Consult were dying air buying Adelaide s leading dyers and dry cleaners Darwin Speaks its mind plainly wants Man with will welcomes new controller Collar tie Day Darwin monday. Today was Collar and tie Day for the 500 White Resi dents of Darwin. Or. C. L. A. Abbott. The new administrator of the Northern territory arrived Here with his wife and family in the Burns Philp motor ship Mer Kur he was met by the acting administrator or. L. Giles. Col. Whittle commanding officer of the Gar Rison Fowler Resi Dent naval officer and Many prominent citizens. A guard of Honor of 50 from the Garrison lined the jetty approach and after inspecting the guard or. Abbott was taken to the residency which will his future Home. A big crowd attended an official reception in the town Hall and leading Toa people were later entertained by the new administrator and mrs. Abbott at the residency. Outspoken views the civic reception was just As Hearty. F considerably More forthright than the earlier salutations. Or. J. A. Brogan former mayor proposed the Toast of the new administrator and he was supported by or. W. Grant of Vestnys ltd., and or. J. A. Macdonald. Secretary of the North australian workers Union. In no Uncertain tones they declared what they expected of the administrator. They wanted a Man with a Backbone. And who would Arbi trate without fear or favor. I Hope that or. Abbott s stay will be a pleasant one said or. Macdonald but i Hope his stay will last just As Long As he is doing something for the Rood of the territory As a whole. The Job will re quire All his talents and his Energy. Past administrators have not Only gone away in despair but they have left the people in just As much despair. We will Reserve ind ment until we see what happens. There was a time when Darwin had its own Way of dealing with unsatisfactory administrators. Times May or May no be so Militan today butt a Are prepared to give every assistance to or. Abbott while he watches his wishes of chinese a More amicable note was struck by or. Ming Chen. Of the chinese Community. We wish his Honor All Suc Cess he said simply and sincerely. Or. Abbott thanked the speakers for their straightforward opinions. I am not one who wishes to receive honeyed phrases he said. Politics Are behind me. I am a citizen of the common wealth sworn to do my duty without fear or favor. I can fully appreciate that administrators have come to the territory full of Hopes and gone away full of despair. I come with Confidence but i have had sufficient experience to know that alone will get me nowhere. I know there was a considerable amount of criticism Over my appointment but that attracted attention to the Terri tory if it served no other Good Pur pose. Believe me i have left Good friends behind on All sides of the House at Canberra. All i ask is that when i leave you will say he was t a bad Bloke and he did his Best " development in North Australia inquiry s free hand Melbourne. an entirely free hand in the inquiry precedent to the task of laying Down a 25-year developmental programme for the Northern territory the Payne commission began its Melbourne sit Tings today. The commission comprises or. W. L. Payne chairman of the land administration Board of Queensland As chairman and or. .1. W. Fletcher. A Queensland cattle and sheep Man and also of a meat works management. The object of the visit to Melbourne is to Confer with Public departments associated with the Northern Terri tory. Such As the development Branch. The commissioner of railways. And the australian meat Board. In addition evidence will be taken Here from Pas moralists having interests in the North proceedings will be held in private. As the commission is closely examining financial returns which have been derived from territory lands and the method of working the holdings. Coming to Adelaide this morning the members conferred with the minister of the Interior or. Paterson. The commis Sion will remain in Melbourne until Friday. And will then go to Adelaide. During the Sydney said or. Payne. Evidence and data were brought before us relating to the pos sible establishment of a meat works at Sanderling Island. The reopening of the Darwin meat Wor s. Transport facilities to serve the Barkly tableland and the Victoria River country additional water on Stock routes land tenures rentals and railway freights. To the conversion of parts of the coun try from cattle to sheep if transport facilities were provided. The whole investigation will take about six months and we Hope to com plete or report by october today s temperatures maximum. Minimum. Up to noon Adelaide. 60.8 51.3 Melbourne. 55.2 49.4 Sydney 71 56 Brisbane. 78 59 Perth. 73 56 Hobart. 66 41 Darwin. 93 73 Canberra. 72 41 Cool snap heralds Winter the Coal snap today brought out radiators in hundreds of City offices and sent Many House wives to the shops in search of blankets raincoats and other Winter comforts. Last night was not particularly cold the temperature fell to Only 51.6 an overcast sky and a keen South wind kept the temperature Down today. It was 57.5 at 9 ., and had risen to Only 64.5 at 1.30 o clock. The lowest maximum so for this year was 64.5 on wednesday. The maximum yesterday was 68.9, compared with 78.7 on saturday. The average Maxi mum for april is 73.4. War veterans will March to keep step with legacy boys Anzac Day plans veterans of past wars will do their Best to keep step with the rising generation As represented by the Junior legacy club boys in the Anzac Day March next monday. Further details of which were completed today. The legacy boys who Are the sons of men who fought and died in or since the last War have been Given Pride of place in the March after limbless and and the mounted police escort. Legacy boys will Parade under the senior legatees including the president or. Charles Cornish and the Secre tary or. H. Ward and will Wear their fathers medals on the right breast. The veterans will have As their Stan Dard bearer warrant officer h. Cur Rell and Lieut. L. E. Colley will be in command. Lieut. Colley is a Nephew of the late sir George Colley who was governor and commander in chief of Natal and fell fighting in South Africa in 1881. More orderly Assembly the Secretary of the . Or. Dowing said today the in regents made this year would ensure a More orderly Assembly of marchers in Angas Street. There would be spaces marked out for the respective sections and control by a system of loud speakers in charge of one of the marshals. The. Adelaide City Council would barricade a Lane Down the Centre of the column to facilitate the passage of troops to their allotted spaces. Points would be marked bythe unit discs displaying the color badges. The Complete order of March will be limbless and mounted police escort legacy boys official marshals pipers band returned nurses . Corps of veterans South african sol Diers sex naval men British Imperial men canadians and new sealanders australian flying corps 3rd Light horse 9th Light horse. Other Light horse units Imperial Camel corps. Artillery engineers australian corps Signaller 10th battalion 12th and 52nd battalion 1,Ith and 48th Batta lion 27th battalion 32nd battalion 43rd battalion 50th battalion pioneers. A.s.c., motor transport medical corps other . Units. Sports at Bayville in addition to the race meeting and football match next monday afternoon. There will be a spectacular military programme at Bayville Oval. It was announced today that the events would include tent pitching and striking platoon Drill Competition Wagon dismantling and re assembling. Artillery display tent pegging with sword Dummy thrusting bending race Section tent pegging. Section fours. And Rescue race. Trophies will be awarded. The events Are open to All units. Memorial services will be conducted throughout metropolitan and country districts on sunday. The City service will be at the Adelaide town Hall. Services in country . S. Price Weir who commanded the 10th battalion will on sunday afternoon speak at Annaston. And in the evening at Nurio Otapa. On the following sunday he will speak at Cherry gardens. The Rev. A. C. Hill will speak at the Burnside sub Branch service at Hazelwood Park on sunday afternoon. The Norwood Mission band and the mayor of Burnside or. Webb. Alder men and councillors will attend. Preceding the 3 o clock service in the Ozone theatre. Enfield on sunday afternoon a special Assembly will be held at the Prospect soldiers memo rial gardens. The Stone of remembrance which has been erected i Honor of fallen War heroes will be unveiled and dedicated. Iron guard coup discounted supports Carol London. April 18.-suggestions of an Iron guard coup Are discounted by the Bucharest correspondent of the sunday who declares that the City is As tranquil As London. King Carol. He says has the support of a Well paid and Well disciplined free from political influence. He discussed the situation with the paper s correspondent. Declaring. I am not really the correspondent describes Carol As i a typical hard working modern Mon Arch. Conversant with All departmental activities he undoubtedly holds Rumania s destiny in his hands. All classes agree that he has averted political chaos. And has steadied the National pulse. Any alteration to the1 regimes unthinkable Prince Nicholas. Says another report has sent a letter to the Premier disclaiming connection with or support from the Iron guard. 43 killed in . In half year govt. Issues figures. Forty three people were killed and 1.546 injured in 3,473 traffic accidents in South Australia in the half year ended december 31. According to figures released today by the acting Premier sir George Ritchie. The government Hopes that the statistics will help to make people Acci Dent conscious and thus promote greater care. The table is persons. No. Killed. Injured. Accidents in which motor vehicles including motor cycles were involved. In the metropolitan area 2,714 22 1,068 in country districts589 18 334 total 3.303 40 1,402 accidents in which no motor vehicles were involved in the area 154 3 124 in country districts 16 20 total. 170 3 144 total it All traffic accidents. 3,473 43 1.348 work to assist unemployed City Council share an allocation of �1,256 by the government to provide clothing and other requirements for unemployed in return for value in work was reported to the City Council by the works and High ways committee this afternoon. As in previous years the town clerk or. Beaver will make arrangements to provide the necessary employment. The finance committee reported that it had received a letter from the North Adelaide local committee of the state Branch of the . Opposing work for payment in kind. And asking the coun cil to approach the unemployment re Lief Council with a View to Cash pay ments being made for All work performed. Varsity Bridge work work was begun today on swinging the first half of the University footbridge into position across the Torrens behind the University. The big steel Structure could be moved Only inches at a time. These two Tures were Token while the work was in Progress on the South Bank. First Bridge Section going into place manoeuvring the huge Structure. Inches time workmen Toda began the Job of swinging the first sec Tion of the University footbridge into position Over the River Torrens at the rear of the University. Built in the workshops of the Perry Erig sneering co. At mile end the sec Tion comprises the first half of the Bridge weighs about eight and a half tons and is 105 it. Long. It was transported to the site on a four wheeled Jinker and much manoeuvring was necessary to wheel it into position on the Southern Bank of the River. Branches of several Trees Lin ing the Roadway at the rear of the University had to be lopped to give it clearance. With cables and pulleys the Jinker with the superstructure already hang ing Over the water was drawn on to the earthen embankment alongside the Concrete abutment. So much care had to be taken on the Job that the Bridge May not be ready to take off the Jinker until midday to Morrow. A Wood and steel Frame. 50 it. High will then take the weight of the Bridge and the ends will be bolted Down to the abutments. The equipment will then be moved to the Northern Bank of the River. Where work on setting the second half in position will begin probably on thursday. Small groups of bystanders. Including Many University students watched the work throughout the Day. Among engineers to visit the site were the City Engineer or. Veale and the professor of engineering at the Adelaide univer sity prof. Chapman. Daring thieves at work one in archbishop s bedroom Grange scuffle thieves figured in two daring incidents one in the City and one at Grange Early today. A Man entered the bedroom at the residence of the archbishop of Ade Laide West Terrace City where or. Kilian was sleeping and from a Safe the keys of which he secured from the archbishop s trousers he stole a �150 Bond. Another intruder who was surprised in a guest Home at Grange escaped after a Strugg e with a Boarder who was bitten on an . Or. Killian knew nothing of the intrusion into his bedroom until he was awakened by inspector Homes who went to the scene after father c. J. Thompson had reported that he had seen a Man leaving the grounds about 1.55 Entered through window it was found that the thief had entered through the open window of a study on the ground floor and climbed a private staircase Reading to the Arch Bishop s bedroom. From the pocket of a pair of trousers hanging in the room the thief stole �4/,8/ in Cash and the keys to the Safe. The Bond taken from the Safe was an australian consolidated Treasury Bond of convertible Stock. From an examination today it is thought that the thief escaped by climbing Down a pipe on the outside of the building. Father Thompson in formed the police that the Man had crossed West Terrace and entered the Parkland. A search was unsuccessful. Leaving his bed on the front Veran Dah of a guest Home on the Esplanade Grange or. Herbert Whitehead a Boarder walked into the Hall about 2 Today to turn on the electric Light. As he reached for the switch he placed his hand on a Man s head. Or. Whitehead grappled with the in Truder in the Hall. The Man eventually wrenched himself free after having bitten or. Whitehead on an . He ran through the doorway and jumped Over the front Fence and ran in the direction of semaphore. Inspector Homes who earlier had made a search with other police of i cers for the thief who entered the archbishop s residence went to Grange but no Trace could be found of the intruder. The police took Possession of a pair of Tan shoes found near the front door and a Man s Felt hat. These were evidently left behind by the Man. Nothing was stolen. Mrs. Bonney on her Way to Singapore Singapore april 19.-mrs. Bon Ney who is flying from Australia to South Africa will leave Suntok this afternoon for Singapore. She expects to reach Here at 4 . Local time. Finance question arises Over Rush of youth applications t free announcements made today by the minister of employment or. Jeffries about South australian plans for the Commonwealth youth training scheme were enrolments today reached 1,039 a jump of 200 since saturday. A state committee will be formed consisting of the state repatriation commissioner a representative of the trades and labor Council and a others who can give assistance. I the probable necessity for the state government to make a very substantial contribution to enable i youths to receive the Complete train ing which it is desired to give. By the end of this month when applications close it is expected that i several Hundred More applicants will have been enrolled or. Jeffries said. In View of the number enrolling the sum suggested for South Australia even regarded As a subsidy will not be anything like sufficient to give the Complete course of training it is de sired to the amount mentioned As Likely to be allocated to this state for the first year of the training scheme is �9,000. This is less than had formerly been anticipated. Or. Jeffries said however that it had always been understood that the Corn Mon wealth government was not going to undertake the full financial responsibility for the scheme and that what Ever they could give was to be More in the nature of a subsidy. nine Days adjournment counsel s request in fraud charge Bank evidence a Hen a charge of fraudulent conversion against Rupert Gor Don Russell Salesman of Riverside Road Hawthorn Victoria involving Treasury Bonds Worth �12.640, and share certificates Worth �6,500 was referred to in the Adelaide police court today or. Muirhead. P.m., granted a Brief adjournment. Or. F. G. Hicks counsel for the in Formant Hal stated that an adjourn ment for a Yew hours would be in the Best interests of Justice. After counsel had conferred during the luncheon adjournment or. Muir head was asked to adjourn the Case until wednesday week. He did so making bail continuous. Russell who was arrested in Mel Bourne on a provisional warrant a fort night ago was charged in the police court last monday and the hearing was adjourned after the opening by or. Hicks. The information of Alan Doolette an Derson of Orange. New South Wales alleges that Russell on or about March 17, at Adelaide being entrusted with Commonwealth Treasury Bonds valued at �12,640, or thereabouts and certificates for 8.170 preference shares in Tyler Anderson ltd., valued at � 6.500 or thereabouts belonging to Anderson in order that he might apply them for the Benefit and to the order of Anderson. Unlawfully and fraudulently converted the property to his own use and Benefit. Counsel s application or. Hicks said it might be helpful in the interests of Justice if an adjournment for an hour or two were granted. I am not thinking of with drawing neither is my client. There Are phases of this matter which or. Russell was properly advised by his counsel in Melbourne not to discuss with detectives and very rightly he did or. Hicks added that he wished to obtain certain documents from Detec Tives Keogh and Mooney of the Mel Bourne c.i.b., which had been referred to in supreme court proceed Ings there a few Days ago. Or. Muirhead granted an adjourn ment until later in the Day and or. Hicks said that he would probably ask for a further adjournment for a few Days. Before the adjournment John Charles Farren Webb of Sackville Street Kew Melbourne accountant from the head office of the National Bank of austra Jasia gave evidence that on april 7 Russell had certain credits in Cash and certain securities at the Bank. The securities had a banker s Lien Over them. List of transactions. I he produced a list of the transactions on Russell s account Between March 1 and april 6. There had been no transactions on the account since then As an interlocutory injunction from the supreme court of Victoria had been served on the Bank restraining it from operating the account. Webb then gave details of sums put into the Bank by Russell. One amount of �68/9/9 was deposited on March 4, �40 being in notes and �28/9/9 by Cheque. Webb said that three cheques dated March 24, drawn by Carr and Stott on the commercial banking co. Of Syd Ney. Ltd., Adelaide for �489/8/10. �500, and �507, had been stopped. They were seized by his Bank from the commercial banking co. Of Sydney on april 6. Replying to or. Hicks Webb said that he did not know Russell. He produced a Cheque form debit dated March 31, and a debit on the account for Dis honoured cheques dated april 6. Webb s attention was then drawn by or. Hicks to a number of cheques marked cheques cashed Webb said that they represented cheques which the Bank had cashed for Russell. One Cheque bore the name of the Industrial acceptance Corpora Tion. He understood that that com Pany carried on business in discount ing promissory notes principally for the Purchase of motor cars. On March 25, Webb continued. Rus sell s account was overdrawn. The Bank held �400 in 1938 4 . Commonwealth Bonds As Security for overdraft. Or. Hicks does your Bank number of Bonds held by it Webb we do not keep them unless requested to do so by customers. We Pool them As we do Bank notes. Customers Are al is Given the same Issue but not necessarily of the same denomination As they left with us. Continued on Page 5 ? Power sought to make Street repairs the Adelaide City Council this after noon decided to seek an amendment of the local government act giving it Power to carry out minor repairs in private streets at the Cost of abutting owners without first serving notices. The maximum expenditures proposed in different classes of private streets. Are �3, �5, and �8. In All cases where these sums would not be adequate the Council proposes to draw up specifications and serve notices on abutting owners in Accord Ance with existing practice. Attempt on Solo flight record Broadbent takes off will read to keep awake England bound Sydney monday. H. F. Jim Broadbent who will attempt to break the Australia to England Solo flight record took off from the Kingsford Smith Airport at Mascot at 6.15 Today. He plans to reach England from Dar win in about 6 Days 16 hours. The Young airman who holds the round Australia record. And whose Solo time from England to Australia was a record until miss Jean Batten broke it last year. Was at Mascot about 4 ., but wait a for Daylight to take off. Clad in Brown suede jacket and Grey flannels he climbed into his Cabin Leopard Moth took off and zoomed Back Over the Tarmac to wave Farewell to friends. Then he headed for Charle Ville. He May Fly on to Longreach to Day to reduce tomorrow s hop to Dar win. His Blue single engined monoplane is named Windella from the aboriginal name of the station his family owned at Narrandera. The word Means music of the he carried Only Bare necessities in clothes the main Load being petrol for which he has had Long Range tanks holding 99 Gallons installed. This petrol weighing almost one third of a ton gives a Range of at least 1,600 Miles. Leaving Darwin on wednesday or thursday unless the weather is bad Broadbent will make a Long Westward hop across the timor of 1.300 Odd Miles to land at surabaya. Reads while flying he finds one of the greatest problems of Long distance flying is to avoid going to sleep so he reads. He likes some thing on his first flight round Australia he read Edgar Wal lace s White face and Jim Molli son s death cometh soon or late on his second round Australia record. When he made his previous attempt on the England Australia record he had Ion Edriess stories the yellow for this flight when he said he wanted something like Dracula a Friend has Given him two books. One has murder murder murder on the cover and Broadbent said it would be just the thing his machine is. Fully equipped with navigation and Blind flying instruments but it does not carry wireless. The plane cruises about 120 Miles an hour. Given reasonably Good weather Broadbent is considered on his past performances to have every Chance of breaking the existing Solo record time of 7 Days ,19 hours 50 minutes set by the English Pilot h. L. Brook. The absolute record time to England is 5 Days 15 hours established by Cath cart Jones and Waller on their return flight to England in a twin engined Comet. H. F. Broadbent Road works progressing �600,000 spent this year 20 jobs in hand of approximately �800,000 available for this year s instal ment of South Australia s five year Road plan �600,000 has been spent on work so for put in hand including 20 jobs now in Progress. This is disclosed in information made available today by the minis Ter of highways or. Blesing. Main roads which the highways department has taken Over and Biumi nosed have reached a total of 900 Miles and by the end of the financial year m june it is expected that the mileage under this heading will reach 1.000. The work is under the direction of the highways commissioner or. Fleming. Allocations made by the highways department include �250,000 allotted to councils to As Sist in maintenance of main roads totalling about 6,000 Miles other than those maintained by the depart ment. �20,000 granted to councils for preliminary work for future items in the five year programme. Forming and grading the preliminary work entrusted to councils includes Clearing forming and grading. In preparation for five year plan works conformity to proper Levels and other principles of highways department methods is required. In addition special Grants have been made to councils for minor construction work on District roads. Jobs in hand or completed Are Winlaton Urania 18 Mil sport germen Murray town 17nurio Otapa Freeling Section of main North Road Louethal mount Torrens 3khather Leigh and Clay Wells deviation Yanka Lilla Victor Harbor 22kaunda Eulunda three separate Job accommodation Hill Blanc Etown 20kul Para Maitland 40. Tailed Bend Moor lands 10. Stone hut Melrose Section of main North Road Dungaree Yacka 30duke s Highway Coon Allyn Bonella 30. Moorlands Pinnaroo Hamly Bridge Balaklava 20port Augusta port Lincoln 60port Lincoln Streaky Bay 25port Augusta Streaky Bay 8. Marconi accepts Sydney invitation Sydney mar Coni will visit Sydney during the 150th anniversary celebrations in 1938, it was Learned today. He will be accompanied by the Marchesa Marconi. The general Secretary of the institution of radio engineers of Australia or. Mingay said that he had received the following acceptance from Marconi please convey to or. Fisk and the new South Wales government sincere thanks from wife and self for kind invitation april 1938, which we accept with pleasure. Regards with the approval of the Premier and government of new South Wales invitations have been sent to several famous personalities to attend the world radio convention in Sydney next april said or. Mingay. David Sarnoff president of the radio corporation of America. Has accepted a similar invention but sir John Reith director general of the British Broad casting corporation is unable to accept. No reply has been received to an invitation sent to Baron Togo president of the japanese wireless Telegraph co., or. A. F. Philips. President of the Philips organisation at Eindhoven hol land is considering whether his Busi Ness arrangements will permit him to make the trip. Damage to Cruiser not serious returning to Sydney Melbourne. received by the Navy Board from auck land today indicate that the Cruiser Sydney was not seriously damaged in the collision with the Oil Tanker Nuculaj on propellers were damaged but not sufficiently to prevent the warship leaving for Sydney for repairs. The other ships of the australian Squadron which has been co operating in new zealand Waters with Dominion warships will return on wednesday. Officers and men of the Sydney Tak ing part in an Ocean race with Crews from the other ships were left behind and will return with the Squadron. Stop press arrested in Japan . Gertrude Edwards who is delayed at Darwin is the same mrs. Edwards who in 1935 was arrested in Japan for alleged espionage and was afterwards re leased following representations by the British Consul. She is the wife of or. Edward Edwards chartered accountant of Manly. Story this Page Munro Case . Munro was granted Alimony of �12/12/ a week. During the hearing of the Ruit. Forecast becoming Milder rain later. Woman left behind missing passport. Unt raced seeking duplicate Darwin monday. He Qantas air liner Brisbane left for Koppang today without mrs. Gertrude Edwards. No Effort was spared by Qantas Dur ing the night in an Endeavor to locate the missing bag which according to the stranded passenger contained her passport in addition to other valuables. When the plane left however there was still no sign of the bag. Searches at stopping places on the Long route across North Eastern Australia were fruitless and wires to Brisbane and Sydney brought no response. There has been no suggestion that the bag was stolen. Mrs. Edwards who is greatly affected by her misfortune is being accommodated at the Qantas rest House. She May remain there for at least a week. By comm cation with Canberra an Endeavor is being made to have a duplicate of the missing passport issued Here so that mrs. Edwards might continue to London. Planes heavily booked it is her wish to reach there in time for the Coronation but it is possible that she will be unable to obtain a seat aboard the next three outgoing planes. All accommodation on the plane Levy ing Here on Friday morning is booked. The inability of mrs. Edwards to leave today made it possible for the mystery defence visitor or. R. I. Wells to get aboard without upsetting the machine s loading specifications. Hunt for escaped prisoner Melbourne police Hunt for Leonard Bown 38, an indeterminate sentence prisoner who escaped from the Beechworth reformatory a week ago is now concentrated on the Glen Rowan District following a report that he had been seen four Miles from Glen Rowan Early yesterday

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