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GREAT DAMAGE.

TOWNS IN DANGER. | |BY ELEOTKIO TELEGRAPH — COfYBfGHT.] (PXB FBVBB ASSOCIATION.; ! f Received taty 28, 12 36 p m.) i Sydney, May 28 During the past seventy- two hours sixteen inches of rain have fallen, a rainfall that is unprecedented. Great [ damage has been done m the city and m the country. Telegraphs andrail,wiyi bivß hc«D iatenruptQdt It (9

blowing terrifically along the coast and many coasting vi c's are overdue. All the rivers are rapuily rising and severe floods are anticipated. An omnibus was washed away at Canterbury and a boy named Price was drowned. . The other occupants of the vehicle were rescued with difficulty. There is no sign of an abatement of tbe tain. Mblbouknr, M*y 23. The floods m the Numurkah district have assumed unparalleled proportions. The lower Goulburn valley is covered with water, and the town of Numurku is surrounded. Hundreds of acres of forward crop have bnen destroyed. The township of Natalia is io danger of being overwhelmed;

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GREAT DAMAGE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2136, 28 May 1889

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GREAT DAMAGE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2136, 28 May 1889

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