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Death of Mr W. Davie, C.E.
Last week a telegram was received in this town announcing the death of Mr. William Davie from cholera at Pallamcottah, which is situated at the most southern part of the Madras Presidency. The deceased gentleman was formerly employed on the engineering staff for the New Rhymney Railway, but for the last year or two, up to November last, he superintended the construction of the new outfall sewer on the East Moors. In that month he received an appointment as assistant engineer on the Great Southern of India Railway, now in course of construction. Mr. Davie arrived in Madras about the 16th January, and he died on the 16th ult.