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I The Earthquakesin SpainI

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The Earthquakesin Spain I FURTHER SHOCKS IN MALAGA., I Terrible Devastation. I [" TIMES TELEGRAM.] I MADRID, Sunday.-A teiegrai ——— Malaga announces that two fresh shocks occurred the ruin of the town, yesterday, completing Advice's from Jerez say that slight oscillations were felt there at an early hour yesterday. I FKECTERS TELEGRAM. J MADRID, Saturday, Noon.—The official Gazette to day publishes the royal decree directing the opening of a na^ona^ subscription in aid of the sufferer8 by the earthquake, and inviting the Cortes and provincial auth orities to contribute to the fund. The decree also authorizes the Spanish ambassadors and consuls abroad to receive sub- scriptions, and invites the public employes to give one day's pay on the 1st of February towards the fund. Committees will be formed in all the provinces to receive contributions, and local committees will also be appointed to arrange for the distribution of the relief fund. The property tax on the destroyed buildings has been remitted. The balance of the Marcia floods subscription will also be employed for the benefit of sufferers by the present calamity. The Impartial states that the King has given 21,600 the Queen JB400, and the Infanta Isabel JS200 towards the National subscription. MADRID, Sunday, 9.45 p.m.—Fresh shocks of earthquake were felt yesterday in several places in the southern provinces, including Losa, Alhama, Jaen, and Veiez Malaga, fissures being made in the ground. Great alarm prevails among the inhabitants of Peripa, owing to the continuance of the shocks. Ac- cording to reports from Andalusia, ,the panic among the population of the provinces. of Granada and Malaga continues. The railway stations are occupied by whole families, who sleep in the railway vans, trucks, and carriages. The trains arriving at Granada are immediately filled with hundreds of people, of all classes, desiring to pass the night in the carriages. The town of Granada has the appearance of a camp. All the squares and open places are filled with huts and tents, occupied by thousands of persons who are afraid to pass the night in their own houses, and who congregate round the bonfires. Religious processions are frequently held in order to implore the Divine clemency. The town is severely damaged, but the Alhambra is unharmed with the exception of one tower, which is stated to have been slightly injured. Great distress exists in the towns and villages destroyed, and famine prevails in some places. The people encamped in the fields are also short of provisions. The bodies of the victims buried under the ruins of the fallen buildings are beginning to decompose. According to reports from Alhama, the appearance of the ruins there is imposing. The town consists of two portions, the upper and lower. During the earthquake on Christmas night, the upper town, situated on the side of a valley, fell upon the lower portion. Over 1,500 houses were destroyed, and more than 300 dead have already been recovered. It is calculated that 10,000 head of cattle were killed. Besides this, five churches, five convents and hospitals, the town-hall, the prisons, clubs, and theatre were destroyed. Services are now held in the public square, the altar beijig set up in a carriage. Seven thousand persons are encamped in the fields. The engineers at Albanuela reports that the few remaining buildings are in a dangerous state, and that it will probably be necessary to blow them up for the public safety. A meeting of representatives of the Madrid press of all parties, and of all the principal clubs and literary and military societies was held here to-day, at which it was unanimously decided to support the fund in aid of the victims of the earthquake. Severe weather prevails in many parts of Spain. The trains have been stopped by snow, and no foreigh mails have been received here during the past three days. [ CENTRAL NEWS" TELEGRAM.] GRANADA, Sunday.—Fresh shocks wore again again felt at Vilez Malaga, yesterday, and addi- tional damage done, the houses already tottering and cracked in all directions coming down with a terrible crash. A despatch which I have just received from Xeres, or as it is sometimes called Xerez, also states that a few slight shocks have been felt there, but the damage as yet is but trifling compared with the terrible devastation wrought elsewhere. The panic at Malaga still continues, and also at Alhama. Hunger and sickness are making sad ravages amongst the poor sufferePswho are encamped in the fields. We have just received an official intimation that the Government have, with a view to some slight alleviation of the distress so prevalent at Alhama, decided to erect, as soon as possible, 800 houses, to serve as temporary shelters for the poor outcasts. But, praiseworthy as the motive is, one cannot help asking-What;, is this among so many ? PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN IRELAND. At the instance of the Spanish Consul, a fund I has been started in Dublin, headed by Cardinal McCabe with £10, for the sufferers in Andalusia.

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