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: DEVASTATION IN THE NEW UEBIiIDES. Further particulars were received Sydney, to-day of the cvcW*' which swept over the New cently. . The captain ofytheypS steamer St. Louis confirmed the'eahkr account received early in the week r ™ ; marking that the cyclone; bad c " greater, amount, of daiuasethariwai .first thought. u»nwas, t Captain Orsihi. stated that the W Louis arrived, at Vila on March 30 people there came on board andi> toll hirh that a, cyclone, had swept over twislands oh the riioraihgdl March'-w being strong for about.six:hoo Three Troix Ainie >M ' OuiOui—were. ashore dunnc tr height of the storm, the : fleeing m terror to places of The Qui Oiii,- after the -wind had; '& away in the evening, 'floated off ently undamaged; The other two VeSM' 1 were still hard and fast oh the reel"wW ; 'the steamer left for• Sydney, arid weis likely to become total wrecks. ■ i - On the mainland most of the im&jg .was done, to private property at TeohniL where a tidal wave ; was -experieDeei-' while at Vila all the Government bniiJL | ings were blown, away. 'The wiriabief* at a terrific rate at Teouma, andcocoar nUt, coffee, and banana trees anam&fy like so many reeds before, it. Ah ttS 'houses Were-swept away bodily by "-tti* sea. .:'';'y^ ;

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THE ISLAND CYCLONE., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 90, 16 April 1909

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THE ISLAND CYCLONE. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 90, 16 April 1909

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