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NEWS BY THE MAIL.

(Per Zealandia at Auckland.) London, November 9. The Oornmlllers* A oaoolation of Leeds advanced the price of fbur on Ootober 9fch la 81 pec eighteen ptono, making the rlae 8s 6d withlu eight weeks. The enhaooed value of Amorloan and the poor quality of ftugliah wheat caused the advance. The Dean of Winchester and many othey. members of the English clergy have contributed to the fund for the relief of evicted families m Ireland.* Father Soheleyer, Inventor of Volupnk, died at Paris on October Bth. The Holy Office of Rome has cent a note to the Bishopß of Franoa condemning cremation, and ordering them to adhere to interment. Lord Saokvllle, who' died m London lately, bequeathed everything unentailed to the Queen's maids of honor, Sir Lionel Saokvllle West, British Minister at Washington, inherits the titles, estates and £10,000 annually. A rich petroleum well has been discovered at Anderson, Cheshire. Sir Rlohard Webster and Sir H. James abandoned "The TlmeV 1 defence on Ootober 11th. Their action ia construed by many to moan that the great journal hai no oise, Notice was given by the British Governraont on Ootober 10th of the addition of Canada, Newfoundland, Oape Qolony, Natal, Australia, and New gealand to the Submarine Cable Convention. A Mqnloh newspaper gave on Ootober Bth the details of a plot to assasinate the Emperor William while In South Germany. It says that Bnarohlsts left Swltaarland with the intention of blowing the falser Into pieces with bombs as he was passing through Wurtemburg. The route was changed on this account. The ''Novostl," of St. Petersburg, published on Ootober 9th three diplomatic despatches from Rome, disclosing negotiations between Eugland and Italy for a maritime alliance agalnat Franoe. M. Orlspl deilred Lord Salisbury to sign a , definite treaty, bat Lord Salisbury deoltned. The agreement remain^, however, embodied m the oou)mualoatlona ex- c ohanged.. > ' h i fl

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NEWS BY THE MAIL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1994, 12 November 1888

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NEWS BY THE MAIL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1994, 12 November 1888

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