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INDIAN TROOPS FOR EGYPT.

SIR RIVERS WILSON ON THE EGYPTIAN…

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AMERICAN NEWS.

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CETEWAYO'S VISIT TO ENGLAND.

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jlMPESIAL PARLIAMENT.

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CUTTINGS FROM AMERICAN PAPERS.

A MILITARY VIEW OF AN ENGLISH…

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THE SALVATION ARMY AT THE…

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SUFFERINGS AT SEA:

THE LATE FLOODS IN TRAVANCORE.

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THE LATE FLOODS IN TRAVANCORE. The Calcutta Correspondent of The Times writes :— "An eye witness, in describing the late disastrous floods in North Travancore, gives a vivid account of the misery and destitution to which the popula- tion had been subjected. The west monsoon had set in early, accompanied by tremendous storms but nothing serious was apprehended. On the night of the 9th ult. the inhabitants of the villages had all gone to bed, when, in the middle of the night, shrieks were heard from various houses, and in a few seconds it was discovered that the whole line of viBages, extending for many miles along the river on, either side, had been suddenly engulfed. Honsea situated far above the higheet level era" reached by the floods were immersed, and the danger 1 was unknown to the sleeping inmates until the destructive element was under their beds. In some cases houses had to be cut open through the roof in order to rescue women and children. At Mallapalli, with the exception of five houses left standing, all the rest are destroyed. No property has been saved. Vast numbers have no houses to live in and nothing to live upon. That condition of things in the rainy season means an indescribable amount of illness and misery."

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