Keda Singh, 1919
Below also see: Keda Singh, 1927 – Indecent exposure
The Border Morning Mail and Riverina Times, Tue 30 Sep 1919 1
HAWKER IN TROUBLE.
Keda Singh, alias Bursanta Singh, 46, a hawker, was charged at the Albury Police Court yesterday by warrant that he did unlawfully assault Butten Sing, a compatriot near Albury on September 4.
Col Wilkinson appeared for defendant and pleaded not guilty, stating that the matter had been settled. He asked that the case be permitted to be withdrawn.
The PM consented to this and the case was withdrawn on defendant guaranteeing to pay all fines imposed by the police (12/-3).
Keda Singh, 1927
The Corowa Free Press, Fri 23 Sep 1927 2
(From Our Correspondent).
While riding on the dummy of a Melbourne tram last week Mr CA Lindner, of Walla Walla, had his pocket picked, and a wallet containing about £31 taken.
To arrange a suitable send-off to Mr and Mrs AJ Andrews a meeting of all intersted will be held in the Memorial Hall on Saturday at 8.15 pm. It is hoped there will be a large and representative attendance.
During the past few weeks Mr ED Heppner has had his men putting down a bore for water at Hurricane Hill, where his crushing plant is located. Results have proved quite satisfactory, a very plentiful supply having been obtained at a depth of 150 feet.
At the annual meeting of the above on Thursday night it wan decided that the official opening take place on Saturday. The president (Mr EWL Currie), desirous of the occasion being fittingly celebrated, requests a full attendance of members and intending members. All will be the guests of Mr and Mrs Currie at afternoon tea.
For behaving himself in an indecent manner before little girls in Commercial-street. Walla Walla, on Friday, an Indian hawker named Keeda [sic] Keda Singh, but better known as Dookie, was lodged in the local lockup by Senior-constable McDougall at the Culcairn Police Court on Saturday he was sentenced to six months’ hard labor in Albury gaol.
The annual meeting of the Tennis Club was held on Thursday night last, when the following officers were elected for the ensuing year:—President, Mr EWL Currie; vice-presidents, Dr Cameron and Messrs C Walker and LC Lindner; secretary and treasurer, Mr HC Wadeson; ground and selection committee, Messrs Currie, Wadeson and H Knobel; auditor, Mr C Walker.
Since the installation of the “silent cops” in Walla Walla there has been a healthier recognition of the rules of the road by drivers of vehicles and motor cars than previously, but there have been certain instances of disregard quite inexcusable. We have been requested to state that action is to be taken against offenders in future, so drivers wishing to avoid that unpleasantness and indignity will be well advised to always keep the “cop” on their right. Nuff sed.
1 The Border Morning Mail and Riverina Times, (Albury, NSW), Tue 30 Sep 1919, p. 4.
2 The Corowa Free Press, (NSW), Fri 23 Sep 1927, p. 6. Emphasis added.