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GENERAL SUMMARY.

The Qjeen will m future permit dlvoroed ladles, who are themselves blameless, io enter her presenoe. Thia indulgence has caused a ruah to Oourt. The- amalgamation of the oattle and fresh meat Interests of T, O; and Joseph Eastman of Now York, and Jobn Bell and Bona of London, Glasgow, and Liverpool was effected on June 18th, and the stock of the new oonoern, known as "Eastmans, limited 1 ' has been subscribed for In London, The capitalisation la 4,500,000 dollars. The business In whioh Bell and Sons, engaged, is m selling meat shipped to Groat Britain principally from Amerloa, Australia, New 3 ..aland aod Btver Plato. The firm has the largest trade In dressed ! meat In Great Britain. Mod fioatlons have been made In the Russian Import duties. The duty on raw wool, shoddies and worsteds lo raised 25 to 100 per OBnt ; on starch, 7 per cent; on .vax, 25 pee cent. The tariff on rice is lowered 20 per oent. Germany has made a demand on Franoo aooording to a despatch of Juno 19. h, for compensation, for the arrest of au alleged spy namud .Le Ohlmen, near Bolfort Department Haufc Rhine, on Whit Sunday, Mons Persloo, acoordlng to the " Pall Mall GLzatie" reported to the P-ope on tho June that be had proof ot the intention of certain parties to kill him should he retqrn to Ireland, Cardinal Peooe, the Pope's brother, was reportod dying on Juue 80th. Count Audjoßs reiiguad, from the

"TIIMMII f" i i -ih-mji „, „ > :.^mm I Austrian Ministry on Jane 2 1st, because ( of poor health. The Oouncil of Switzerland has deoid )d to borrow 16.000,01)0 francs with whioh to purohase repeating rifles for the army. The Russian Army is to be equipped i with new rifles of small oallbre manufactured m France. The " Bombay Gazette " publishes a statement that the Brigadier-General of the British At my m Madras haa been attaoked by leprosy. The Amerioan demand for wool m Ihe Boston market, for tho week ending June 27th, continued very large with prioes firm and stronger. During the early part lar^e sa'es were made at good prioes. Reosipts of new wools are growing larger, the greater proportion being Californian, Texas and Territory, Some of the holders of territory wools are making auoh prioes as to make them cost almost as muoh aa Australian. Foreign markets are strong and the wool situation at Home and abroad is still euch as to denot3 a firm market for come time to oorm. Engliah oapitalists.are Investing heavily m Amerioan industries. A report made on June 24 shows that they have put at least 200,000,000 dollarß m them within a yeir, and if they continue at thief rate they will soon gain oomplete contro m many directions One hundred million dollars have been offered for the watoh faotory at Elgin, Illinois A petition from delegates to the oonven* tion of wool growers held In Washington, D.0., last January has been transmitted to the President, asking that an extra session of Congress be called to consider tbe question of tariff legislation with special reference to woollen products. 'Ihe petition also urges the administration to sustain the New York appraisers m assessing the duty at 35 cents per pound on worsted goods imported. Four Mormon missionaries were flogged nearly to death at Hlnesborough, Mis. aourl, on Jane 24 v h for proselytising. The deed was committed by twenty milked men. Portions of towns on the M'ssourl were devastated, on June 20th, by a wind and rain storm of groat vlolenoe. Many houses we?» blown down, ohorohei were wrecked and several persons killed, Four border bandits entered a Bank In Fellwlde, Colorado, on June 12 tb, and while one of them held tbe olerk and assistant cashier In a garotte-like grip, the three others despoiled the Institution of over 20,000 dollars. Tbe robbers got safely off with the plunder; Mrs Sarah Jane Whltllng waa hanged on Juno 25 -,h, In Moyamenslog Gaol* Philadelphia, for poisoning her husband •nd two ohildren, to get the insuranoe on their Urea, amounting In all to400doli» She was quite at ease, and said she did not "mind hanging more than sitting down, to breakfast," Mr snd Mrs John W. Mackay's London solicitors have begun prooeedlngs against two well-known papers to that oity for libel, with the view of putting a atop to the periodical attacks of enemies. Mr Maokay is one of the Bonstn prlnoes of California, and Is reildlng In London it present. A tornado struck the cemetery on Mlddletown, N.Y., on J una 17th, and cut a way through lt 6Co't wide, toning and whirling huge granite aud marble monuments m all directions, banting the shrubbery and uprooting the trees. Tha tornado spent Its fury among the gravel. Monuments weighing as muoh as five tons and oostlng many thousands of dollars were ruined. • Wm. J Hilton, a wealthy merohant of Franklin, N.Y,, who was thought to be dangerously 111, dtllberately burned 80,000 dollars In greenbacks and Government bonds on June 2 1st, to prevent his wife, with whom be had n disagreement, and his son, who Is a profl gate, from Inheriting. An attempt was made to fled the merchant Insane, but the jury deolared him of sound mlud. Two newspap relltors of Thlbodeaux, Loulß'a.a, bad a stout fight on Jane 10th. Nonquln, the editor of the '« Sentinel," was killed, and the other, Facquet. of tbe '• Comet," was shot through the head, but Is expected to rec ver. Lord A. P. Ocoll, the Evangelist, was drowned on June 12th In. thr Bay of Qalnt, near Adolphus Town. The body was found In the afternoon a few feet from the shore. He had jast oome from Brcokvllle with his servant. The deceased, Lord .Adalbert Percy Oeoll, wss a son of the second Marquis of Exeter,. and a brother of tbe present marquis. He was fo?merly a lieutenant of the Rlfla Brigade, and had been stationed In Canada. He was forty-nine years of age. A barge used to carry passengers and freight aoreas tin St Maurioe river, near Quebec became unmanageable on June 22nd, and was swept over the Grand FalL two miles below the station. Besides the> crew a iargo number of passengers were on board, but jußt bow many lives lost haa not been learned. All the bodies recovered were horribly mutilated by contact with tbe rocks iv the current. An estimate placed the number drowned at twenty. At Toronto, Onlai-10, on Ihe 25th, fifty pttreone were prostrated and* fifteen . xp«oted to die from drinking lemonade m the town of Woodstock. Sugar of lead wae found to be one of the ingredients of thy drink, whioh was served at a pionio. The druggist made a careless mistake) iv giving that subslanoe for tartario add. ' A orowd started to hunt the druggist to lynoh him, after they had raided his chop and scattered his stock broadoast. Jjfcn R, Moore attorney for David D Houston, of Mlddletown, New York, baa begun a suit iv equity against the oity and oounly of San Franolsro and a number of othfr defendants, claiming a large portion of the ilte on whioh the oity Is built, under a grant from Manual Mioheltorona, a former Governor m California, to one Fernando Marchlna, The complaint states that tha mon hly rental from thia property Is 5,000,000d015, and usual recovery Ib prayed. The suit Is oonsldered |a huge blackmailing scheme. At the State election beld In Perms,*!" vsnlaon June 18 h, over 75,000 m^iorltw wa» glvon against the amendment to tha Constitution prohibiting the _?anßtal •»!. and use of Intoxicating ViqaC G Jat efforts wore made \_ y the temperance people to Influence the vote In favor of the amendment. Brass bauds and groups of ohildren singing hymns oculd be seen ana heard everywhere In the principal oltlos durlDg the polling hours, while numbers of women argued with and almost beseeohed votora to deposit amendment ballots. The Pfineeis Stephanie, whose husband Kudolph of Austria, committed suicide, will noon be able to go to Minna (says a London deßpatoh of Jane S2od) and to leave tbe Austrian Court whioh she detests. ' Aocording to the law, she is obliged to remain In the oApital as long as there is a, probability of s posthumous heir beiog born. At tbe end of a fixed time she will take up her residence In a villa on La^g Luoorna. The house m whioh the y'oune Prince killed himself at Mnyerling ; „_ beinir pulled down. The orders of th', Emperor are to make every effort to oWtorat/tt» o boforKOttt ißL, " aggdT a ° d ° m "

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GENERAL SUMMARY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2179, 22 July 1889

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GENERAL SUMMARY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2179, 22 July 1889

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