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IFeom Pbebs Association.] London, September 26. Mr John Dillon, who in consequence of ill-health was released from confinement, arrived at Dublin yesterday, and in the course of a defiant speech incited his hearers to maintain the Plan of Campaign, September 27. Sir Joha Lawes, a wheat expert, considers it unlikely that wheat will advance in price to aay large extent. While arorkmen were engaged palling down the switch-back railway at Aston, near Birmingham, the structure collapsed. Several of the men were killed and a. large numher injured. The White-jhapel coroner has been informed that purchasers, for anatomical purposes, are found in America for portions of human bodies such as are missing from the corpses of persons recently murdered. In consequence of this information the coroner states his belief that the murders were committed by some anatomist desirous of obtaining human organs for a medical exhibition in America. It has been ascertained at; the Whitep^apel poroniaj. enquiry that an American offered the curator of a London hospital the sum of L2O for each specimen of part of an internal organ he could procure for him. The applicant seated his object in endeavoring te secure these specimens was in order to issue an actual specimen, with a copy of a new medical work to be published shortly^ and he desired they should he packed in glycerine tq preserve them. The curator refused to entertain the proposal, Acting on the information of the ggroner-, tho police arrested a man named jfitagerald ou a charge of murder, and he — •nfessed, to having committed the has eu~ latest crime. , Septet*** 28 * Sir Morell Mackenzie's book on iv? illness of & W» tH announced td to P^feW..*^* "J middle of October, »c wilf <m . J WE to prpre that bad the ordinary CQurse ot treatment been followed the Emperor need not have died- He states that undoubtedly the Emperor dwi from cancer, which was produced by the t?eafcmen£ ot oerman doctors. ■cnv.i.ii Two hundred thousand English, Welsh, and Scottish coal miners are demanding a 10 per cent advance 0n th» e8 W present paid to them t Recent failures JB the Yorkshire woollen trade have weakened the demand for wool, except for choice sorts- the rates for which remain steady. The following are ttfe latest frozen meat quotations :— New South Wales meat. 4sd ; New Zealand meat, sfd. §ir James jjfergmson, Under-Secretary
i for Foreign Affairs, speaking at Men* j i Chester, saiol that for many years foreign J 1 affairs had not borne such a peaceful aspect as at present. Washington, September 26. The yellow fever scare is extending throughout the Southern States. Armed vigilance committees are patrolling with the object of stopping refugees from entering Florida. In the conflict between some of the latter and one of these parties one man was killed. SuakiNj September 26. Deserters from the rebels report that Osman Digna's followers number 2000. The enemy again cannonaded Suakin on Monday night, and several shells fell within the Egyptian lines, but did not ; explode. H.M.S. Gannett and the forts < eventually succeeded in silencing the Arabs. Next morning a recdnnaisance in force was mad%from the town by friendly troops, whereupon Digna immediately advanced. The fire from the Gannett and the forts drove their cavalry into the bush and again silenced the ' enemy in the trenches. French and . Italian warships have arrived to assist the garrison, but a fresh attack is ex-, pected on Friday. Berlin, September 27. The Beview, which is publishing the late Emperor's diary, has been directed i to stop its circulation. Public opinion is divided and much excited over the publication and its consequent revelations. It is rumored that the portion of the diary bearing on the wai of 1866 will appear shortly. Prince Bismarck declares that the Emperor Frederick was not permitted to take part in the political discussions in 1870, as his father feared he was indiscreet and would make disclosures to the English Court. He cites instances of inaccurate entries in Emperor Frederick's diary, extracts from which, Prince Bismarck asserts, were published in the interests of a revolution. * Sydney, September 28. A representative of Messrs Nelson BrotherJfchad an interview with the members of Government yesterday, requesting that railway facilities should be granted to the firm in order to assisttthe export of frozen meat. Messrs Nelson express their willingness to export 20,000 carcasses per month -if their request is complied with. The sculling race between P. Kemp and E. Hanlan for LSOO a side Ind the championship of the world was rowed on tho Parramatta this afternoon, and resulted in an easy win for Kemp by nine lengths. Adelaide, September 27. An old tree has been discovered in long. 135 E., lat. 23 S., upon which the letter "L " is carved. This is supposed to be a trace ot Leichardt, the explorer. Melboubnb, September 28. The railway returns just published show that the revenue for the year ex' ceeded the expenditure by a million serling. JPeetbt, September 28. ."* News has reached here that several immense nuggets, from lOOoe to 160oz each, have been found at Pilburn Creek, where indications of a splendid reef have been discovered. Very rich specimens have been picked up in the locality with lumps of gold protruding, and a rush has set in.