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MR. GLADSTONE'S SAFETY.

THE FIRST SHOT.

ANOTHER ACCOUNT.

THE KILLED AND WOUNDED.

RECEPTION OF THE NEWS.

PROTEST OF THE FOKEKUY CONSULS,

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REWARDS FOR BRAVERY.

~ I A PERILOUS POSITION..'

IDEATH OF A SWISS GUIDE.

",Our ^otikit Cnrasgoubent.1…

THE BOMBARDMENT OF ALEXANDRIA.-

PREPARING FOR ACTION.

A FLAG OF TRUCE.

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The Correspondent of Th Times writing on board the Helicon, July 12, 6 a.m., says:- I was very hurried in sending off my telegram last evening, and had to finish abruptly. The casualties on shore are, of course, unknown, but they must be very heavy. Ten-and-a-half hours of shelling with such artillery as we could bring to bear yesterday on the opposing forts cannot but tell a dreadful tale in the numbers of killed and wounded. There is no doubt that those guns which gave most trouble to silence were well protected. There were two barbette guns mounted on the Moncrieff system, between Pharos ana Rag-el-Tin, which were among the last to be silenced. The guns, I believe, were not dismounted or disabled, but the gunners were simply driven out. There were numbers of shells which repeatedly struck the works immediately abonttbe guns, and threw up vast columns of yellow dust as they exploded. Often did we think that eome particular shot must have demolished the gun, but after the dust and smoke had cleared away, there was the gun still apparently untouched. Among the killed mentioned to you yesterday there is the carpsDter of the Inflexible, killed by a shot. The Superb bore several traces of the fight, her funnel being pierced and also a plate below her foremast glacis torn away. The In- flexible had one of her boats rendered useless, and others badiy damaged. She bore the whole brunt of the west end of Eas-el-Tia Fort for three hours and a-half till she silenced it.. » • 10 a.m. Alexandra had some slight damage done to her hull. 1 ho Sis Han has had one shot clean through her mainmast, and another through her after funnel, besides two or three which pierced her hull in the unarmoured parts. It is a severe lesson the Egyptians are receiviug, but all who have nved in the country agree in saying that there could have been no safety for Europeans in Egypt unless some stern retribution were dealt out to them. The Tan j ore, I think, has on board all the remaining Englishmen that were on shore, I have not yet been able to find out whether Mr. Cornish, of the Alexandria Water- works, is on board her or some other steamer. The dead who were killed in action yesterday were burled at sea this mormug at six o'clock. It was a g.oomy-lookins morning, and the first sight which caught one's eye was the ensigns flying half-mast. It seemed as if the elements had joined in paying a mournful tribute to the dead, for it is most unusual at this time of the year to have such a dull sky as lowers upon us at present.

ADMIRALTY TELEGRA M.

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THE PORTE TRYING TO STOP THE…

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