The whole of the Eastern Soudan has renounced Mahdism.
The Governor of the Gold Coast, West Africa (Sir William Maxwell), has proceeded to the Hinterland of Coomassie in order to have an interview with the powerful Mohamedan chief Samory. Two British gunboats of light draughthave been ordered to proceed to Boussa, a town on the Niger, where the Frenoh haveestablished a post in British territory. Typhoid fever continues to spread in the? neighborhood of Maidstone.
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CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS., Evening Star, Issue 10438, 6 October 1897