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TROUBLE AT DELAGOA BAY

■ — . (PER VKE3S ASSOCIATION.) London. June 28 The British and American gunboats have been ordered to Delagoa Bay m consequence of the Portuguese Government withdrawing the railway concession i to the companies. Employees to the i number of 300 have entrenched themselves and will oppose the Portuguese if i they attempt to enforce the decree. It is denied that America has despatched a gunboat to Delagoa Bay. London, June 29 A great indignation meeting of Dela- I goa Bay railway shareholders held m 1 London demanded that the Government i should insist that Portugal be compelled to repay the old three million debt. It 1 is considered that the present dispute will lead to Portuguese stock being struck off the Stock Exchange quota- ■ tions. ' Information has reached here that the . Portuguese Government have torn up a portion of the permanent way of the i Delagoa Bay Kailway, and that an Englishman, a driver of a locomotive, has been fired at, The English resi- ] dents demand tbat aeeistance phould be \

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TROUBLE AT DELAGOA BAY, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2162, 1 July 1889

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TROUBLE AT DELAGOA BAY Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2162, 1 July 1889

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