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ADDITIONAL MAIL NEWS.

(Pbb Press Association.; Auckland! April 29 A Binebook wi Issued by the British Government on March 20, containing official correspondence on Samotn affaire. In a oommuuloatlon to the British Minister writing soon after Blsmarok's speech on the East African Bill In the Relohstap, Lord Salisbury takes exoapWon to the Chancellor's statement that England and Germany are aotlng unitedly regarding Samoa. The tenor of the deapatohes indicates tba 1 Lord Salisbury •eldom acted la regard to the Samoan business without first obtaining the American, vie w of the question which arose, and giving It due weight. His attitude has been strictly impartial. The eleotlon which took place on last April 3rd, shows the auooeia of the women suffragists, In Wbinoblta the Mayor, a liquor dealer, was eleoted by the women's vote 500 of whom oait their ballots. At Rossvllle the woman eleoted their tioket, Four thousand women voted at Leavenwovth, Kansas, where Susan B, Anthony made a strong fight for her btother as Mayoi bat failed. Oskaloosa eleoted women officers by a sweeping majority. Oottonwood Falls eleoted Mrs Minnie Morgan, as Mayor, with a tull Council of women. There is no longer any danger of rioting or Insurrection on the Isthmus. March 15 was the day set apart fur the discontinuance of the work but there wai absolutely no excitement. The English Consul had shipped about 2000 destitute Jamaicans to their homes from the colony all of whom left quietly. la the Oortes, at Madrid, on March 20th, M. Moret, Minister of the Interior said In reply to a question that Government had no knowledge of a scheme to sell Cuba to the United States. There was not enough money In the world to buy the smallest portion of Spanish territory and if necessary the Spaniards knew how to defend their country's soil. The final experiments as to the best means of the exeoutlon of criminals by eJeotrlolty were made by the New Fork authorities on Maroh 13. Several dogs were subjected to an alternating current at 500 to 700 volts for 10 second* Four calves and a horae wer« also killed. In evexy case 4*ftth wai instantaneous and without a struggle. The population of Canada, exclusive of Montraal, decreased 239 340 In five years. The decrease Is caused by French Canadians leaving for the United States. It has been decided to make the Emperor William's oomlngvlslt to England the oooasion of • grand display, similar to that wh'oh aooompanled the reoeptlon of Qaeen Victoria m Berlin.

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ADDITIONAL MAIL NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2121, 29 April 1889

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ADDITIONAL MAIL NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2121, 29 April 1889

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