Sydney Morning Herald
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THE CASE OF NED KELLY
(FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT)
MELBOURNE , TUESDAY
Ned Kelly was committed for trial to-day, charged with the murder of constable Lonigan. The other cases were then proceeded with, the same evidence being adduced.
The witnesses examined were :—Robert Scott, the manager of the bank at Euroa, who stated that, in conversation with Kelly, the latter admitted that he shot Lonigan; Robert McDougall, a warehouseman, who stated that Kelly showed him Kennedy's watches, and admitted having shot the police; Henry Dudley, who was with the last witness when the conversation took place, corroborated his evidence; and Edward R Living, teller of the Bank of New South Wales at Jerilderie, gave evidence as to a manuscript reference to the police murders that Kelly wanted printed. Senior-constable Kelly gave evidence of the affair at Glenrowan, and the part taken by the prisoner in shooting at the police.
Mr. Gaunson applied to the Police Magistrate that Kelly might be supplied with one newspaper to assist his case, but Mr. Foster declined.
There is a rumour that some difficulty has arisen as to the plant of loot which the Kelly gang undoubtedly have, and there is an idea that it has been discovered and the plant sprung.
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