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THIS DAY'S TELEGRAMS.

THE VACANCY IN EAST DENBIGHSHIRE.

THE INDIAN FRONTIER RISINGS.

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THE INDIAN FRONTIER RISINGS. HEROISM OF BRITISH OFFICERS. There was sharp fighting on Friday near Gulistan, in the Samana range, where a large force of Orakzai tribesmen attacked the border police post of Shinawari and Gulistan itself, which is held by Major des Voeux and 130 men of the 36th Sikhs. Lieutenant A. K. Blair was severely wounded. Colonel Vaughan, at Fort Lockhart, advanced to Gulistan with 150 men, but found the enemy in such force that he telegraphed to Hangu for reinforcements. Considerable excitement continues among the tribes along the Bolan route to Quetta, and the telegraph wires have again been cut.—The Khyber Pass is now said to be occupied by only about 500 tribesmen, the Afridis having returned home. Further details of the capture of the fort at Landi Kotal have been received. They indicate that the place was, in fact, surrendered by the Afridis among the garrison after a mere show of resistance, the sepoys belonging to other clans escaping to their homes. The Times correspondent says that details of the Landikai action shew that Colonel Adams behaved in a heroic manner in the unfortunate affair where Lieutenants Greaves and MacLean were killed and Captain Palmer was wounded. He was the first to reach Lieutenant Greaves and Captain Palmer, being closely followed by Lord Fincastle. Colonel Adams tried vainly to lift Lieutenant Greaves on to his horse, Lord Fincastle, whose horse had been shot, aiding him. All this was under a heavy fire. A party of swordsmen began to move from the hills a short distance away towards the group of officers. Colonel Adams rode out alone, facing these singlehanded, while Lord Fincastle remained with Lieutenant Greaves and Captain Palmer until Lieutenant McLean with a few troopers arrived. Such gallantry deserves the highest reward. Colonel Adams has had three horses shot under him during the operations of the last few weeks. He was also slightly wounded at Landikai. His conduct as commandant of the Guides has shewn him to be a fine cavalry leader. LATEST FROM THE FRONT. [SPECIAL TELEGRAM.] The India Office has received the following telegram from the Viceroy, dated Simla, August 30th: — Malakand advance will be made into Utman Khel country on left bank of the Swat. Brigadier General Jeffreys accordingly moves 30th August with three battalions, one squadron, one battery moun- tain artillery, one company Bengal Miners and Sappers, and five days' supplies, to Totekan. If Inziri Pass from thence in Totai is too difficult,theforcewill return and enter by Dargai. Colonel Reid, with troops, moves to Uch 30th August. About 40 cases of fever in the East Kent Regiment, 1st battalion. Private Green, 1st Royal West Kent Regiment, died of enteric fever August 27th. Health of the troops good on the whole. Simla, August 30th, Kohat, General Officer, reports Yesterday the Lakkha police post on Samana signalled for aid, which was sent. The Crakzais held the ridge, but were driven back. The police garrison of Lakkha and Saifuldarra then withdrew. The posts were afterwards burned by the enemy. Casualties very few. The officer commanding Fort Lockhart reports that the Shinwari police post was burned by the enemy in large numbers, but he can hold his own. Reconnaissance sent from Hangu towards Shinawari. The 3rd Bengal Cavalry arrived at Kohat. Reinforcements sent to Hangu. The enemy still in the hills north of Kohat. The 9th Field Battery Royal Artillery, two com- panies of Royal Scots Fusiliers, and the 1st Battalion 9th Bengal Infantry marched this morning to the attack.

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