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MURDER TO SHIELD FORGERIES, MELBOURNE, September 25.
(Received September 25,1889, at 12.40 p.m.)
The disclosures at the trial of Landells, the civil engineer, in custody on a charge of murdering a brother engineer named Sherlock, prove that prisoner had extensively forged deceased's signature.
A BANK AGENT'S DIFFICULTIES. THURSDAY ISLAND, September 25. Information has been received here by steamer that Mr Moral, the agent of the Hongkong and Shanghai Bank at Lyons, has overdrawn his account to the extent of 1,290,000fr without giving the necessary security. It is supposed that he had been investing in the share market, and that the heavy fall of stock compelled him to use the bank funds.
THURSDAY ISLAND, September 25,
The Marquis Tseng, who has been ill for some time past, is recovering, and is almost out of danger.
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INTERCOLONIAL., Evening Star, Issue 8021, 25 September 1889