[REUTER’S TELEGRAMS —COPYRIGHT. ] The Seamen’s Union. Sydney, Yesterday. In consequence of Chinese being employed working aboard the Pacific Mail Company’s Zealandia, the Seamen’s Union have withdrawn the crew from that vessel. The Pettavel Murder. Melboubne, Yesterday. Intelligence to hand from Geelong announces the arrest of Mrs Beech and Frank Haworth, charged with the murder of Francis Beech, farmer, of Pettavel, ten miles from Geelong, on Jan. 20. The female prisoner is the widow of the murdered man, and Haworth was employed as a butcher on the premises, ei Official Denial. Mr Service has given official denial to the statement that the Rotomahana has been purchased as a patrol vessel for the Australian station. (Received April 14, 1.30 p.m.) Dispute Sydney, To-day, The dispute between the Seamen’s Union and the Pacific Mail Company still continues. The Zea l andia’s regular crew having been withdrawn, the Company have put on a gang of laborers to discharge the ship, but they have also been induced to leave work.
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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1513, 14 April 1885
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1513, 14 April 1885
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