Thubsdat Island. Jnly 8. «• News from China states that disastrous inundations have occurred m Northern Kwang Tung. Six thousand persons were drowned and ten thousand are homeless and destitute. The outlook m the North of British Borneo is dark owing to the want of proper Government supervision. Pirates from Tooquin surprised a French farm and captured a commandant and corporal whom they treated diabolically, The former's two children were killed and the father was then (slashed to pieces.
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EASTERN NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2167, 8 July 1889
EASTERN NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2167, 8 July 1889
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