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Strange Disappearance

The Cleopatra Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia.

The Cleopatra Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia.

On Saturday evening, Mr J. E.Steele, who with his wife has been staying at the Hotel Cleopatra, at Fremantle, (Western Australia) declared his intention of going for a swim. He left his purse with his wife. As he did not return a search was made, and Steele’s watch and vest were found on the beach. No other sign of him was discovered, and he is believed to be drowned. He was a station manager at Gascoyne.

– Kalgoorlie Miner (WA) Monday 31 May 1897.

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