Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


Detectives have at last got on the tracks of burglars who during the laet six weeks have committed a eerier of extensive robberies in Perth. The detectives noticed two men digging on an unfrequented part of the Swan bank, near the Esplanade, and subsequently arrested them at a, lodging house on a charge k>l being unlawfully in possession of money. Pursuing the researches on the Swan bank, the detectives dug up a plant of jewellery of the estimated value of £.700. The first parcel brought to light wae gold, partly smelted, weighing 45az.; then a smoke-blackened tin billy filled with gold chains, diamond rings, jewelled brooches, and bracelets, wae found. The next -was a parcel of jewellery battered out of recognition, with precious stones mingled in a crushed mass. iPart of the booty was obtained when K.osenwax'e pawnshop was burgled several -weeks ago, and at the robbery of the house of Mr. Alec Monger, from which JE6OO> -worth of jewellery was etolen.

Rosenwax has identified some of the jewellery as his property. The police believe that part of the booty represents proceeds of burglaries in the eastern States.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

EXTENSIVE JEWELLERY ROBBERIES., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 63, 15 March 1909

Word Count

EXTENSIVE JEWELLERY ROBBERIES. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 63, 15 March 1909

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.