Month: March 2014

Tragic affair at sea

A frightful affair, which took place on the high seas, is reported in dispatches dated Sydney NSW, the 2nd ultimo. On the ship Southern Cross arriving in Sydney Harbour, it was reported that the cook had to be killed in…

Strange story of a broken wooden leg

At the Gingerbread Fair yesterday (writes the Paris correspondent of the London Evening News) a young man named Thinet was imprudent enough to venture too close to a velocipede roundabout, and being caught by the leg in the machinery, was…