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precautionary measures. Sundry animals were drowned. One cow, alive and kicking, floated past Mayo's bridge about twelve o'clock, evidently an unwilling voyageur, though unable to extricate itself from surrounding difficulties. The wharves at Rocketts were submerged, though no particular damage was done, save that which was consequent on the introduction of the surplus fluid, which blocked up the streets and impeded locomotion. Extra moorings were required by some of the vessels at the wharvpart of the city were filled with water, and goods damaged. The water was not so high, however, as it was five years since. Vauxhall is still above ground. The water was at its greatest height yesterday evening, when a large proportion of Rocketts was overflowed, the tide making up to the rear of Col. Haskins' store. The inconvenience experienced by citizens residing in that part of the city was much increased by the heavy volume of water forced back by the inflowing tide. A woman and t