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The Argus

Links to the KellyGang, Early Years , Fitzpatrick Incident , Murders at Stringy Bark Creek , Sebastopol Cavalcade , Euroa Robbery , Jerilderie Robbery , Autum 1879 , Hare replaced by Nicolson , Spring 1879 Early 1880 , Death of Aaron Sherritt , Glenrowan Siege , Ned Kellys Trial , Royal Commission , Early service , Later service , Family , Photograph Please see the documents index for the articles from The Argus that have been listed

William McKinley was the chief law reporter for The Argus and was involed in reporting Ned Kellys trail

Thomas Wells was the second law reporter

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Early Years Gold days 25/7/1853 , Fitzpatrick Incident 15/04/1878 The story of the Fitzpatrick incident was not really a big story in the city, but it was reported at the time (Argus17/14/78) Murders at Stringy Bark Creek 26/10/1878 The story of the Murders was reported on for many days in the editorials and in on the spot reporting (Argus28/10/78) See also (Argus30/10/78) and many days after. Sebastopol Cavalcade 7/11/1878

The proclamation of Outlawry was published in the Argus (Argus16/11/78)

Euroa Robbery 10/12/1878 On the 12/12/78 the Argus published details of the Euroa robbery and time at Faithful's creek. The paper also reported interviews with a number of the participants. (Argus12/12/78) This coverage continued for two or three weeks. Jerilderie Robbery 10/2/1879 In the new year many sympathizers where arrested and remanded from week to week in the Beechworth Gaol. The Argus published verbatum accounts of the remand hearings. This went on with weekly hearings for nearly 2 months.

The Argus got information about the KellyGang's visit to Jerilderie as soon as they left town (Argus11/2/79). Again the reports continued for a time.

Autum 1879 The Queensland trackers arrived in Victoria.(Argus10/3/79)

There were lots of citings and advice on how to capture the KellyGang.

The Argus published many other bushraging stories (Argus5/3/79)

Walter Lynch's trial for sending a threatening letter to Edward Monk. (Argus18/3/79)

Hare replaced by Nicolson 6/7/1879 The Lancefield robbery was a distraction but it showed trackers in action , but it showed that the authorities could make arrests. (Argus16/8/79) Spring 1879 Early 1880 The shooting of Const Monks was another distraction. (Argus6/10/79)

Lots of rumors and stories of life in North Eastern Victoria Nicolson replaced by Hare 2/6/1880 The KellyGang 's friend Captain Moonlite 's last conflict (Argus19/11/79)

From early December until April the story of the KellyGang all but dissapears from view

How did selectors really live (Argus27/4/80)

Death of Aaron Sherritt 26/6/1880 The story is told in detail (Argus28/6/80) Glenrowan Siege 28/6/1880

Joseph Dalgarno Melvin was the Argus reporter at Glenrowan. He went up on the special train from Melbourne and arrived with the first group of police under Sup Hare

The paper published the first special edition at 11 o’clock, and successive editions appeared up to half past 5 o’clock (Argus29/6/1880)

Ned Kelly was taken off to Beechworth for his committal hearing (Argus10/8/80)

Ned Kelly's trial starts. (Argus29/10/80)

Royal Commission The Argus reported nearly every day of the main part of the Royal Commission hearing

The press was excluded from the 2nd phase of the Royal Commission. (See (Argus4/10/82))

Early history of The Argus

Later history of The Argus

We have put hyper links in these documents to link back to the pages for each person and place , but these links are not exhaustive. See the links to people , places etc at the top of each page. The main characters and events are not tagged but listed on the side panel