The steamer Titus, at Sydney from the toloraon Islands, brought three Native prisoners alleged to have been concerned in another brutal massacre at Quadalcauar. The victims were Perritt (a French trader) and two Native servants, who were attacked in broad daylight and tomahawked in a shocking manner. Mr British Commissioner, with a party of" Native police a ° d several white traders, set out to punish the Natives. The punitive expedition underwent much hardship, bub succeeded in capturing the supposed murderers. • Before this was accomplished severai:Natives were shot and a village Tjurned. It is believed the Bame tribe were concerned in the murder of a party from the warship Albatross. The prisoners left last night for Fiji, where-they will be tried. - M. Andree Libon, French Minister for the Colonies, is at present on a visit to Senegal, Sawuf""^- 8 - making S reat efforts to establish an African empire. A South Australian named Fitzgerald, employed as a gardener, has received! cable announcing h lB succession to the baronetcy ofDerosby the death of his cousin. The baronetcy is the oldest in England, though not a very rich one. Fitzgerald is a near relative of the Duke of Leinster and cousin of the Marquis o? Dufferin.
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CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS., Evening Star, Issue 10450, 21 October 1897
CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS. Evening Star, Issue 10450, 21 October 1897
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