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EASTERN NEWS

+. (PKB PRESS ASSOOIATION.) ■ Thursday Island January 8. A band of pirates at Haiphong has been dispersed and four fcesn killed. Some hard fighting has taken place m Formossa between the regulars and three thousand rebels. The latter were repulsed, with heavy losses on both sides. All hopes of the steamer Vaitarau, which left Clutch from Bombay with 900 native passengers on board, has been given up, and she is supposed to have foundered with all hands m a cyclone.

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EASTERN NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2032, 9 January 1889

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EASTERN NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2032, 9 January 1889

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