London, May 4. Laycock challenged Hanlan, but the latter declined. Hanlan beat Trickett by a quarter of a mile in the most leisurely fashion. Trickett was outpaced throughout, and passed the winning post thoroughly exhausted. Hanlan’s time was 28mins. Bsec. The water was rough, and both men were compelled to bale. The Pope has recovered from his indisposition. Selby repudiates the 'picketing scandal, and the enquiry is still going on. The disturbance at S'cye re the ejectment for non-payment of rent has subsided. The Pope has decided to send Archbishop Croxe on a special mission to Australia. Socialism is spreading in the United States, and in New York the Socialists are very active. A large number of expatriated Russian Jews have decided to take refuge in Palestine. The ex-Empress Eugenie is lying dangerously ill at Paris. The French have commenced military operations at Annum in the Indo-Chinese peninsula.
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EUROPEAN ITEMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 637, 16 May 1882
EUROPEAN ITEMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 637, 16 May 1882
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