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HOME NEWS.

O'Connor, the oarsman, Is en route for Australia, and will probably leave Frisco by the February boat. The " Sheffield Independent" 1b tbe authority for Baying that an English »ynd oate proposes to secure all the Bait works m Amsrloa. Mr Jas Gordon Bannett has bought, it Is e4d, the plant of tha London "Globe" and this raper will hi transformed Into an edition of the " Now York Herald." Mr John EUnnlker-Heaton, M.P., has acoaptei an invitation to vlait tho United Statei this year, and appear before Ooagross m advocacy of au ocean penny pontage. The number of policeman detailed to protect the Irish Secretary, Mr Balfour, t>3n increosed on the 7th inst., m oonsequenoe of a report that the Invinolbloa were planning to murder him. The orofter population of the Island of Lewis, Sootland, is euffarlug for laok of food. Potatoes and other crops are ix hanstpd, and thr people are on the bilok of starvation, Mr Gladstone has reoenfly written to the Borne correspondent of the "Tablet," denying that be has at any time reommended the restoration of tbe Pope's temporal power to be made tbe subject of International arbitration. The London police have reoeived snd traced to their o;li?lnletterß which h»ve led thorn to believe that " Jack the Ripper " is living m tbe vicinity of Drury lane, and they eeera oonfident that the olee upon which they are now working will result m tbe murderer's capture.

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HOME NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2056, 6 February 1889

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HOME NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2056, 6 February 1889

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