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COURT-MARTIAL THE ATTEMPT ON THE LIFE OF BULGARIA'S PREMIER.

(TIMES AND SIDNEY SUN SERVICES.) (Received June 29, 8 a.m.) LONDON, 28th June. The Times Sofia correspondent reports that a courjt-martial has begun on seven perpetrators of the bomb outrage in a casino on 13th February. The accused describe themselves as Satanists, members of an anarchist gang, under the leadership of Anastasoff, who was concerned in the conspiracy to assassinate the King in 1913. [It was reported from Paris on 26th February that a bomb was thrown during a gala performance in Sofia on 14 th February, in the vicinity of a box wherein was the wife of the Premier, M. Radoslavoff. Twenty persons died from the injuries received, including a daughter of M. Fitcheff, the Minister for War. The motive of the crime was not disclosed. No arre3ts were made.] PURCHASES FOR SYDNEY ART GALLERY (received June 29, 9 a.m.) LONDON, 28th June. The Sydney Art. Gallery has purchased Olsfion's "Night Tide" from the Academy, and Gilbert Bayes's statue the "Sea- King's Daughter." JAPANESE TRAINING SQUADRON (Received June 29, 9.40 a.m.) SYDNEY, This Day. The J»p»aos4 training efluadron^con-.

sisting of the cruisers and Aso Soya, have arrived. PRIVY COUNCIL CASE. (Received June 29, 10.20 a,m.) LONDON, 28th June. The Privy Council judgment in the caee Rutherford v. Acton Adams has been reserved. SENSATIONAL VERDICT BARMAID ACQUITTED OF MURDER. (Received June 29, 9 a.m.) LONDON, 28th June. A sensational verdict was returned in the barmaid murder case, Alice Mary Wheatley, aged twenty-two, being acquitted of shooting Annie Josephine Wootten, aged thirty, wife of Lieut. Wootten. on 23rd March. Wheatley gave evidence because the lieutenant gave evidence against her, and she would no longer be a shield for him. She admitted having possession of the revolver, but the lieutenant took it away from her. The Judge, in summing up, considered the lieutenant a discredited witness. The evidence of Wheatley's possession of the revolver rested on his testimony. EARLY CLOSING OF HOTELS (Received June 29, 10.15 a.m.) MELBOURNE, This Day.* The new law closing the hotels at 9.30 at night operates from 6th July. DUBBO MURDER ACCUSED REMANDED. (Received June 29, 10.15 a.m.) . SYDNEY, This Day. Herbert Owers has been remanded on a charge of murdering a woman at Dubbo. [A woman named Healy was found dead in the Sports Ground at Dubbo. There were indications of a brutal murder.] BUTTER FAMINE ALMOST UNPROCURABLE IN SYDNEY. (Received June 29, 10.15 a.m.) SYDNEY, This Day. The butter famine is unprecedented. It is almost unprocurable in the metropolitan area. Government action is pending to relieve the situation. -

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Evening Post, Evening Post, Volume LXXXIX, Issue 152, 29 June 1915

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COURT-MARTIAL THE ATTEMPT ON THE LIFE OF BULGARIA'S PREMIER. Evening Post, Volume LXXXIX, Issue 152, 29 June 1915

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