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Floods in Australia.

Great Damage Done.

United Press Association—Per Electric Telegraph—Coypright Sydney, July 11 The Murray and Yaes Eivers are in high flood, and all the low lands are inundated. .Timely warning was received by the bulk of the settlers, and stock was removed. There were, however, some narrow escapes, and some people were rescued in boats from their homes or from fences. Wodonga is partially under water. A family of seven took refuge on a table in five feet of water in a house, and a horseman made seven journeys to the house and rescued all.

Beceivad July 12, 1020 a.m Sydney, July 12

The latest report states that the Murray tributaries are still rising. There is a heavy flood in the Murrumbiigee, and a large area round Gundagai is inundated. Melbourne, July 12

All the low lands along the Murray are flooded. Much damage has been done and many settlers have been driven from their homes. A boat capsized in the flood waters and a youth named Taylor was drowned. The Goulbourn, Ovens and Mittainifcta livers have overflowed. The town of Bethangia is cut off and is short of flour. Adelaide, July 12

The Torrens river is in flood, and the Adelaide racecourse is partially under water. A boy wss drowned in the Para river.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6619, 12 July 1905

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Floods in Australia. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6619, 12 July 1905

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