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A PALPABLE HOAX.

Mr J. J. Pryor this morning picked up on the Tomahawk Beach a plain bottle, which contained an alleged message from the Auckland Islands in these terms: “ 3 passengers of H.M.S. Scorpion are shipwrecked on the Auckland Islands, Signed, Lieut. 6. Mansfield Midship ; sailor. Come to help us.” Apart from the internal evidence of the writing being a forgery, it only needs to be mentioned that the Scorpion is on the West Indian station.

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A PALPABLE HOAX., Evening Star, Issue 8035, 11 October 1889

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A PALPABLE HOAX. Evening Star, Issue 8035, 11 October 1889

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