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The Feilding Star.AM WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 1882. THE WAR IN EGYPT.

fnK telegrams recently received from I the seat of war, inform us that Sir Garnet Wolsley is pursuing a stead \ course towards completely subju^at- I ing- the enemy, at the same time bein»- i splicitous to do so^as much by .masterly ; generalship I as by exercising* the ifjg-hting-'-qudirios of the "uHant troops under his command. He has; cap- ' tured 1 Pkmeafah alnd Nag-faer, after a s'eriGS of brillfoht'skirmishes, although ' the ..enemy'^eve.in. the pr|pjo;rtiau dii fljve'to'one in numbers. nis troops. ( suffered but small loss, while the ; casualties, wongl .se3Avpj;*£ve (re-! pjorted as being very heavy. He is now making his 'base line of opera- "" tions : dii''tlie Suo'z Qanal, ..having- .sent , the *ne'^ly^af rivecl " '-Bengal 1 - Native i Gavairy .£o, 'the' ,co.'untry between I§r_:. ' 'njialia and' Jlanisez, which is now occiipied by Britishi' troops. To a&us't'' in future, opfer'aiions General- Wols-.J iJev has ; applied : ]for reinforcements, I " "and a' -third : aririy c l orps < ls."rto\v T jpo^ij- V ikiri'g ac'AWerSiibt 1 -. The force under ' the ini,m ; ed'iat:e'' I e;d r mm&nd of General' Hi^UkY , have . raade-ah, ■ atifean% .'an J liafradowaij, .andv^net with slight^ re-* _j sistai}pe 7 ,..the, vetujn iire being- very weble ri , i^Aßi i>j reported SS^Jiavip:^ withdrawn the hulk o!' fche""ti'oops Jcom^tlraixpositidn, andlias-iow "situated with the- -E,ngliah forces .almost* . cbmpletely sttrrouiidinn 1 hiin.'-Nntliihg; but defeat;' b'f stffr ruder now awaits ■'^rabi Bey. Tlie Porte has at last j mustered up courage, and proclaimed | } >Arabi a rebel against the Imperial ! .iiQoverninent His days are almost n-mbered, aud with his . djbwnfall it is to be h"ped that the 1 war. will be at an end. Kussia-has \ afeked the British Government for an. assurance that theffcialvsolUtipn apd settlement of the Egyptian question be submitted to the European powers, j It is devQu.'ly,tp^ be hoped, that.Engv land will' abide only.by.her own' counsels. As she will have all the fighting to do, she surely deserves any.rewardthatjiiay.be derived, irrespective of the arrogant claims of Kussia.

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Feilding Star, Feilding Star, Volume III, Issue 22, 30 August 1882

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The Feilding Star.AM WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 1882. THE WAR IN EGYPT. Feilding Star, Volume III, Issue 22, 30 August 1882

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