United Press Association—Per Eleotric Telegraph—Copyright Received June 19, 12 40 p.m A Noted Murderer. Brisbane, June 19 The Cabinet will probably deal with Wharton's death sentence thi3 week. (Wharton, who was sentenced for killing an old man on the Toowong road, neir .Brisbane, a little while back, is identical with 1 the notorious criminal Butler, who created a sensation some 25 years ago in JDunedin. He received 18 years for burglary after being acquitted- on a charge of murdering Mr and Mrs Dewar, in Cumberland street, his acquittal being due to Ins own brilliant defence of himself).
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6599, 19 June 1905
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6599, 19 June 1905
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