november / 22

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

22nd November, 1900 : The last of the Governor gang was sentenced to death in Sydney today for the murder of Helen Kerz last July. Jimmy Governor was caught on October 27 and his brother shot dead four days later north of Singleton. The Aboriginals, said to be the worst of all bushrangers New South Wales has seen, killed nine people and committed more than 70 other crimes in a three-month period.

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