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- THE THIBET EXPEDITION.

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THE THIBET EXPEDITION. TROOPS SUFFERING FROM THE COLD. Our soldiers in the Thibet mission, which has now reached Phari without opposition, arc suffering intensely from the cold. The scenery of the snow- clad range, 24,000ft. high, is described as superb. But the thermometer registers 40deg. of frost, and the troops, who bivouacked, felt it greatly. Brigadier-General Macdonald's force, which reached Phari the other day, is composed of two companies of the 23rd Pioneers and two companies of the 8th Gurkhas, in all some 800 fighting men, with four guns. Phari Fort occupies a strong position, but the Thibetan soldiery had vacated it when the British force arrived. General Macdocald left a small garrison of Gurkhas, and afterwards returned to Chembi. Mr. W. A. L. Fletcher, who travelled with Mr. and Mrs. Littledale in Thibet, describing the country in the Daily Telegraph, writes: "The" cold in winter must be intense. There is generally a breeze, too, and sometimes it blows very hard. Nothing but sheepskins, and plenty of them, can keep the cold out when a wind is blowing. The great altitude in itself causes great discomfort. We all had headaches when we first readied ] 5,000ft., but this wore off after a time. The difficulty- in breathing, however, never wore off, and nlTeeted men and animals alike. The yåk can carrv from 160 to 2401b., but since the Thibetans do not shoe them they are subject, to sore feet, and are unable to go long distances day after day. Horses, mules, and sheep are used as pack animals, and the latter carry from 20 to

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