Tag: Sydney

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…

Corpse wins a race

Mail advices from Australia, received at Vancouver (British Columbia), report that James Somerville, a champion bicyclist of Australia, was racing in a cycle carnival at Sydney when he died suddenly. When within 25 yards of the winning post he released…