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HEAVY FLOODS IN NOR'-WEST.

THE FITZROY DOWN A BANKER.

The Under-Scoretary received the fol lowiog telegram on Monday from the Resi- dent Magistrate at Derby: I regret to report a flood in the Fitzroy River at Yeeda Station. .The water is five feet higher than it has ever been eeen before. Communication with Fitzroy Tele- graph Station bas been interrupted and as yet no particulars are known from the Btations higher up the river, but it ia expeoted that very serious losses of sheep and cattle mnst have occurred. I will wire fnrlher particulars when they come to hand.

The Postmaster General has received the following telegram ftom Cue-.-The Lake Darlot and Lawler's mail arrived here at 10.30 a.m. to-day, being three days late. The mailman reports that bevvy rains have 'fallen, and that the roads were terribly boggy, which made it impossible for the camels to travel beyon£ a walking pace for the greater part of the'journey. The out- going mail from the Cue to Lawler's was despatched to time on Saturday the 25th instant. The Postmasters at Lake Darlo** and Lawler's also report good rains for four days.

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