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CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS.

British advisers have, been appointed in connection with the Egyptian provincial prefectures.

Mr Chamberlain has lost £co 000 in connection with the cultivation of sisal fibre in the Bahama Islands. Tne bubonic plague in Surat, Poona, and Laroda and the southern Mahratta districts is causing great uneasiness. . rinderpest is causing great destruction m South Africa, One-tenth of the cattle in Cape Colony have succumbed.

A Considerable Admission.—“ Of course all my aunts say that tho baby looks like me, ’ said the blushing young man. “ What does your wife say to that !” asked the elderly man. “Well, she admits that perhaps I may resemble the baby a little. 1 ’ Further Explanation Uncee-.ssaryi Husband: “I can’t make out what is wrong with my meerschaum pipe. There is a very peculiar;taste with it, and it won’t draw.” Wife: “ That’s odd ;it seemed to draw all right when Johnnie was blowing bubbles with it.”

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CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS., Evening Star, Issue 10430, 27 September 1897

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CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS. Evening Star, Issue 10430, 27 September 1897

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