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EASTERN NEWS

(PKH PRIMS ASSOCIATION.)

(Reoelved May 10, 1.7 p.m.) TiroiwDAY Ibi,and, May 10. A great f}ro has occured at Ichang (sio). Six hundred houses wore burnt and three hundred familios loft destitute Tho barque Transit waa wrecked at Gellalo. Hor passengers and crow havo roachod Hongkong. A strango unknown disoaso has appeared at Minora (Japan), resulting m 40 dotttha out of GO cases. The mortality exooods that from cholera, and tho death which is ovon moro terrible oubiios m twenty hours. Tho majority of persons attacked aro from two to twenty yoars of ago. 'iho opidomio has visited six villages. Oanton, May 10. The Kowloon railway, shortly to bo Btartod, is tho greatest railway echomo yet undertaken m China. By a railway acoidont on tho TiontsinTaku lino, livo Europeans and ton i Chinamen wero killed, j

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EASTERN NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2131, 10 May 1889

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EASTERN NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2131, 10 May 1889

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