NEWS BY THE SAN FRANCISCO MAIL.
H London, May 8. H ■ Exeter Hall has been purchased by "the Eondqn Young Men’s Christian Ass'ocia- ■ |ioi] for H Iqe transporting fresh ■| meat from South America to France ha§ ■ an ® n §>bsh company, fop I-d to 84, Gray’s Inn, and 5, Port ■ Pool Lane, London, were burnt down qrj the yth May, I , oiu*teQu persons are ■ On the 28th April the steamer Araerl. ■ ° an > belonging to the Union Company, foundered near the equator. Several pas- ■ sengers were saved by .the boats. ■ it has recently been discovered that- ■ there is a deficiency in the Indian Budget ■ amounting to L4n0,000. The press openly charges the Government authori- ■ ties with deception in the matter. Edward Stanhope, Under Secretary for ■lndia, writes to the Standard, denying that ■the date Government received the tele■gram concerning the Indian deficit was on ■ the morning after the debate on Mr. Faw■cett’s motion in Parliament in favor of ■England’s contribution to a portion of ■ tit® wa f expehseg. He deprecate j ■ Air. I awcett s action, in making the state* ■ mept before ascertaining the facts. Mr.* ■ Fawcett writes to the Standard recalling ■ms statement, and expressing iqg et that ■he had been misinformed. I The" Prince of Wales has visited and ■ Mr.' Gladstone on the ■ Liberal victory, and of his appointment lasI as Premier. The incident lias occasioned some surprise, The British steamer Alnawick Castle, bound for Yeuerzuela, entered the river Elbe on the 15th. The vessel, from the nature of her cargo, attracted the attention of the Peruvian Consul. She had a large quantity of war material, and intended to take in a hundred tons of powder at Hamburg, and then proceed to Valparaiso. She took fire and was scuttled to prevent an explosion. The ship and cargo, which included a number of Krupp guns, was insured in the London and Hamburg Company for L 137,000. ihe Peruvian Consul is about to proceed against the owners of the vessel. The London World sajfs thff Queenla health and spirits’are most unsatisKStofy! She suffers from constant headache, " V"—'' Miller, alias Maxwell, arrested at LiverPool on two charges of forgery on the Bank of England and other Banks, is said to be wanted for forgeries committed in America, .
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