A JOURNALIST'S AFFAIRS
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SYDNEY, December 31. Grant Hervoy has been charged with forging a. telegram with intent to defraud. A. telegram «gned " Livingstone" was sent to Mr Gazzard, the proprietor of the ' Castertou News,' etating that Heryc-y wag bankrupt. Counsel for the prosecution stated that some ill-feeling existed between Hervey and Gazzard, and Hervey's intention was to pave the. way for a. libel action. Gazzard published the information in hjs paper, and a writ claiming £2,000 damages was subsequently issued against the paper. Evidence was given alleging that Hervey had secured the sending of the telegram. Hervey was committed for trial, and on the charge of seeking to obtain £2,000 by false pretences from John Norton he was further remanded.
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A JOURNALIST'S AFFAIRS, Evening Star, Issue 15690, 2 January 1915
A JOURNALIST'S AFFAIRS Evening Star, Issue 15690, 2 January 1915
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