The death is announced of Charles Anderson Dana, a well-known New York journalist, aged seventy-eight. At the time of his death Mr Dana was editor and chief proprietor of the 'Sun.'
M. Leon Bourgeois, speaking at Chalon, protested against the Vatican's persistent interference with French internal affaire. The Autonomists of Cuba have declined to accept the Spanish Government's proposals. Reports from Ligos state .that several thousand Baribas, mistaking the British for French troops, attacked Captain Humfrey unci a force of eighty Hausas. Captain Humirey sharply responded, killing 300 Natives. i
O'Brien, leaderof the Adclaiclegaol breaker?, has been sentenced to ten years', Olliver to seven years', and George to five years' imprisonment for breaking gaol. The prisoners were awaiting sentence at the time of their escape, and have still to be sentenced for their original offences..
The Broken Hill Proprietary Company have increased the reward to £I,OOO, with a free passage to any part of the world, to an informant for the discovery of the person or persons,;who eauoed. the recent fire in the mine.
Martin, the American cyclist; has been sent to gaol for fourteen days at Adelaide for an assault on ah official of the League of Wheelmen. MartiD declared that he would never race again in Australia. Further information shows that the steamer Triton, which was wrecked off Cuba, was heavily laden, hor lower deck being only a few feet above the water. For some reason her engines stopped, and a strong current drove the vessel ashore. The shock awoke the passengers, who rushed the boats, which were crushed to pieces against the steamer's side. Many of those on board plunged into the sea when they saw that the boats were disabled.
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CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS., Evening Star, Issue 10448, 19 October 1897
CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS. Evening Star, Issue 10448, 19 October 1897
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