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THE FISHERIES TROUBLE

(PHB FBXBB ASSOCIATION.;

Viotobia, 8.0., May 29.* The British Columbian papers predict a rupture between England and America, owing to the decision of the Governments of both countries to increase the strength of the squadron in Behring Straits.

London, May 30. In reply to a question in the House of Commons, Sir J. Fergusson denied the statement that cruisers and torpedo boats were being sent to protect British sealers in Behring's Straits.

(Received June 1, 10.28 a.m.)

London. May 31. Sir James Fergusson says that England is awaiting Sir J. Paunceforte'B report on the Behring's Straits dispute, before taking actioa

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THE FISHERIES TROUBLE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2140, 1 June 1889

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THE FISHERIES TROUBLE Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2140, 1 June 1889

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