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YESTERDAY'S GABLES.

Home and Foreign.

Further particulars as to General Grenfell’s victory show that he captured 1,000 prisoners, besides a large number of weapons and one gun. The remnant of the Dervishes was driven into the desert, there to die of hunger or thirst. General Grenfell lost seventeen killed, 130 wounded. It has been decided to occupy Sarras, The troops are returning to Cairo, the invasion being at an end.

The warm reception extended to the Empcroi- of Germany is regarded by the German and Austrian Press as an indication that England supports the alliance entered into between Germany, Austria, and Italy. At the general elections for the Departmental Councils, Boulanger gained thirteen scats. The returns of the second ballot are as yet incomplete. The ‘Rilorma,’ of Rome, denies the rumor that a general election is pending. Latest news from China states that 12,000 aimed rebels from Tukein attacked the villages of Nakoa and Chunglok and slaughtered 400, besides a large number of women and children. Three thousand troops have been sent to the disturbed districts. The Chinese riots which occurred at Bangkok have been quelled. They were caused by members of secret societies. Daring the riot twenty persons were killed and 130 wounded, while 900 were taken prisoners.

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YESTERDAY'S GABLES., Issue 7978, 6 August 1889

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YESTERDAY'S GABLES. Issue 7978, 6 August 1889

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