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A WIFE'S PRIVILEGES.

THE TAILORS' STRIKE: CHARGES…

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REPORTED EXECUTION OF THE…

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THE EASTERN QUESTION.

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INDIA. CALCUTTA May 9. Telegraphic communication has..been interrupted and the messages delayed by a hurricane near Mirzapore. A famine is feared in Upper Birmah. Reports Arom, the famine districts in Orissa continue favourable. A tele- gram received here from Pondicherry of the 3r& inst. states that the lighthouse in that port was on fire. A licence tax defence fund has been formed in Calcutta for the "purpose' of resisting illegal ,assessments. The extra fortnightly mail between Bombay'and Suez'has been discontinued during the ensuing monsoon. Several raids have taken place on the southern frontier of the district of Silhet. BOMBAY, May 14. Mr. Dickson, of the Bank of Bengal, is in Bombay, and has had several interviews with the directors of the Bank of Bombay. He awaits instructions from Calcutta regarding the suggested alterations in the terms of amalgamation first offered by the Bank of, Bengal. A deputation of the shareholders of the Bank of Bombay have had an interview with the governor. His Excel- lency; expressed objections to the State being a sharer holder in a public company, but would give an tarly reply on the subject of the support which the new Bank of Bombay might expect from the Government. The leading natives of Bombay have presented an address to the Hon. Mr. Erskine, on his retirement from the Indian civil service. Uninterrupted railway communication between Cal- uctta and Jubbulpore, and between the latter'place and Bombay there is onlyorie break. v The weather is warmer, than it has beenfr several years. The public health is satisfactory, and 'cholera in .the north and west is rapidly subsiding. -,f„

FEVER IN THE MAURITIUS.

FEMALE MEDICAL SOOIETY.

--'111 THE TAILORS' STRIKE.

MEETING OF THE OPERATIVE TAILORS.

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