HOME AND FOREIGN.
;, (Pffli 'Press i &ssooii<tios.—Copvsi(im>i)
/.T '; MA-MALAY, October 18. >' -The Burmese who recently rushed, one of the gates of the British cantonments at Fort Dufferin have confessed that their object in making the attack was to eject priest who acted as leader to induce the band to believe that he was endowed with invisible power and was invulnerable. -Many Burmese were arrested.. Those .connected- with the -plot include many officials;' "" .-~-r-.;■:" ■■-.■■-. ''.:.:':■ ILONDON, October 18. -.. Gordon's diving apparatus .has" been tested on- the Clyde. The diver-de--BCended three and a-half fathoms, and remained. fifty.. minutes .under., the water. Many experts. witnessed the: trial,- and consider it a great success. . W v.^.
Permanent link to this item
TELEGRAPHIC HOME AND FOREIGN., Evening Star, Issue 10448, 19 October 1897