Narional Archives of Australia
W MacDougall Correspondence 5th April 1957
5th April 1957
Aborigines Protection Board
The following is forwarded for your information -
Mr Levi of Coober Pedy offered to transport Mildred
Hull from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy, where she was to work for
Mr Levi's car broke down near Phillip Ponds and was
towed to Pimba. Mr and Mrs Edmonds invited Mildred to stay
with them whilst the car was being repaired.
Some four days later Mrs Edmonds left her husband and
stayed with friends in Woomera as the position was intolerable.
Mr Mudi, Manager of Arcoona, informed me that Mrs Edmonds had
left her husband, who was living at Phillip Ponds with Mildred
as man and wife.
Edmonds was subsequently charged and convicted - penalty
14 days. I arranged for Mildred to be transported to Coober Pedy
where she is now working for Mrs Brewster.
Mr and Mrs Edmonds are now re-united .........
Phillip Ponds. Edmonds admitted having lived with .....
before he was married.
14th March, fined for hitting Edna Dare ......
a bottle. Fined 20 pounds.
25th March, fined for being drunk and ........
in a public place. Fined 20 pounds on condition that ..
Eight weeks to pay total of 40 pounds.
I arranged for him to stay in Woomera ...........
the week so that he would not lose a week's pay .......
at Parakylia. He was to pay the first instalment .....
and travel to Parakylia on the mail on Saturday .......
the instalment nor did he travel on the mail ..........
arrived at Parakylia 2am Sunday 31st March ............
Constantly in trouble at Junior St........
for Port Augusta on Monday 1st April. Her pass has been
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W B MacDougall
Native Patrol Officer