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OUTLINES OF THE. WEEK.

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FEARFUL RAILWAY COLLISION.

ANOTHER MARSHLAND SLUICE DESTROYED.

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ANOTHER MARSHLAND SLUICE DESTROYED. A letter dated from Lynn, Thursday night, gives the following gratifying informationThe crisis is over, the arrangements which have been made yesterday and to-day having culminated in the most complete success. The Marshland flood, of which so much has been said and written during the last few days, and so. many exaggerated reports circulated, is now virtually at an end. For the first time since Saturday last when the sluice "blew," the tide has to-night been up and gone down again, and not one drop of water has gone over. The tide to-night was as high as it has been yet, and for all that the banks were high enough and strong enough to keep the tidal waters within a circle. In company with the principal farmers and engineers, I stopped until a late hour to watch the suc- cess or otherwise of the work, which, to the great joy and satisfaction of all present, was successful. The flood is now virtually at an end. The arrangements made during the last two days to complete a barrier strong enough to inclose the water and prevent it from flowing into the land, have been carried out with the greatest possible energy and perseverance. Yesterday a most substantial earth dam was constructed by about 740 men and 150 tumbrils, and to-day about 50 carts and nearly the same quantity of men as on the previous (lay finv-o murl# two large banks, each from 250 to 300 feet long, and about 3Ufeet wide at the base. They are made of ex- traordinary strength, and are probably able to stand against any tide. n L- Witn rqxerence to Ifie aCLIHU quauui. v w uuu", water, I made investigations on the spot, the result of which shows that there are about 2,700 acres of the land inundated in Short, Broad, and Marshland Fens. In ad- dition to this there are about 12,000 acres of high land, which has been inundated, but there is not more than half this quantity at the present time. The sufferers in the high lands are Mr. Peck, St. Mary's; Mr. Richard John- Johnson, Islington; Mr. Robert Coe, Islington; Mr. Bird, Filney Mr. Senery, Islington; whilst a number of cottagers have been driven from their dwellings to seek shelter elsewhere. The whole extent of inundated land is something less than 4,OGO acres, and of that 500 or 600 acres are already drained. By means of the Marshland drain the whole of the water will soon be carried awav. The sight at the earth dams to-night by moonlight was a most impressive one, and not likely soon to be forgotten. Above a hundred men were kept at work till after the tide had fallen some feet. The Marshland sluice, which is under the care of Mr. A. Saunders, C.E., is being regularly watched, and this is necessary in consequence of the heavy strain there will be on it for some time to come, especially as in the matter of the sluice, since the two catastrophes that have occurred.

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ITALY

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AMERICA.

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MR. COBDEN IN. EAST LOTHIAN.