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[per press association.]

London, March 28. ■ The N.Z. Shipping Co.'s Waitangi is loading for Auckland and the Wairoa for Lyttelton. London, March 29 to 31. The late Duke of Manchester desired to be cremated. The new education code prescribes improved teaching in colonial geography. Viscount Deerhurst offered to pay 5s in the £, but creditors refused to accept. A Police Bill is projected, one of the provisions of which will forbid Colonial meat being sold as British. . Six- F. Roberts has been appointed Commander-in Chief in India for a further term of twelve months. The " Standard " says that the situation between Russia and China- regarding the Chinese frontier is critical. The Committee on the Western Australian Bill will probably recommend that it be allowed to proceed. Lord Balfour of Burleigh is mentioned as likely to succeed Lord Carrington as Governor of New South Wales. The warehouse of Lister and Co., manufacturers of sewing silkß, etc., at Bradford has been destroyed by fire. The damage is estimated at £60,000. It is currently reported that Lord Hartington will marry the dowager Duchess of Manchester. It has long been asserted in society circles that he remained single for her sake. A sensational scandal in high life is on the tapis, although strenuous efforts are being made to induce the wife to forego divorce proceedings. The husband is a prominent member of the Government. Ottawa, March 29. Other Englishmen are reported to be! missing in Canada. March 30. Mining machinery, and iron for the construction of ships, will be admitted free into Canada for three years. St. Petersburg, March 29. A train laden with petroleum exploded at Batram, a port on the Black sea. Paris, March 29. News has been received here that the French troops have defeated the Dahomeyans in another engagement. March 31. President Carnot to-day received Miss Myra Kemble, the Australian actress. Lisbon, March 31. The general election has resulted in a large majority in favor of the Government. Major Pinto was elected for Lisbon. ; New York, March 31. An American cutter captured the Pathfinder, but Mr W. Winslow, Secretary of | the Treasury has ordered her release. Capetown, March 28. The R.M.S. Tongariro sailed for New Zealand to-day, and the Duke of Buckingham leaves Algoa Bay to-morrow. I Sydney, March 31. ! Owing to the continued rains the Hawkesbury Autumn meeting has been postponed until 15lh April. Adelaide, March 31. Mr J. L. Toolo, the well-known comedian, and his company have arrived hero. Be ww accorded an unthusiastig welcgmu, <

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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2390, 1 April 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2390, 1 April 1890

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