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AMERICAN.

Io the case of Ohoe Ohlng Ping's appeal to the Supreme Court, the law excluding Chinese from the United State! has been sustained, and the Government's right to prevent the landing of undesirable aliens maintained. Oboe Ohang Ping olatmed the right to enter the country on the ground that he was a merchant, and exoepted olass m the law of exolaslon Investigation proved he was not. The oase w*a tried m the dui ted States Oonrt, and deolded against the plaintiff and then appeal was taken to the Higher Court on the general Issue of the constitutionality of the law The result is the decision by Justice Field, substantiating the judgment of the Court below. Leading men m the lnda«trl«l interests of California proposes to give a grand banquet to the Justice on his return to the State.

The sensation m Chicago daring the latter put of May was the mardee of Dr Crania, who was oonneoted with the Olan-na-Gael and other secret Societies antagonistic io the British Government Dfi'CroDin was luted to a cottage near Lake View and there killed In a shocking manner with a blunt Instrument. The Impression is th»c Oronln was cognisant of the finanolal crookedness la the management of some of the Sooieties ho wai connected with, and thoie implicated conspired to pat him out of the way. Other prominent Irkhmen are threatened. It is said, with: a similar fate

A desperate ruaDing fight oooarred on the afternoon of Mi; 11 ?n,- near Fact Thomas, Atizioßj.between.sn esoort of eleven Uaited States Bold lew (colored), accompanying Paymaster Whan and his BSitatantQlbsoot and a party of ambuthed highwaymen. The M»j t was on his way *o pay off the troopa at the Fort, and- was attacked m ■• narrow gorge. After a desperate battle, lasting half an hoar, a'ght of the eleven soldiers were pat hors de combat, and the robbers succeeded ia getiiog away with 29,000J015. Wb»a came out of the engagement untouched. His aa&istant had his clothes oat by bullets, but was uninjured bodily. The robbers are supposed to have been organised for this job In Texas and New Mar too. There ware eight op ten of them, commanded, m Major Whua'a opluloa, by a man of more than ordinaiy intelligence. The paymaster's movements are kept quiet, aad some one well posted mast have Informed the robbers of Whau's movements. The " tip" is supposed to have come from a woman. On the 19th Ellison (otherwise Cyclone Bull) was arrested near Tyeuse oo suspicion of being oonmoted with this affair. He Is 6ft 2in m height, with ft heavy red beard and moustache, a formidable-looking fellow.

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AMERICAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2156, 24 June 1889

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AMERICAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2156, 24 June 1889

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