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HOME AND FOREIGN. (rER PRESS ASSOCIATION.) London, April 7 The Ualliop_e Jbas_arrie:ed_-afc- Bbz^ lnouth. " English shipbuilders are not allowed to tender for the construction of Portuguese warships. Mr C. T. Ritchie, President of the Local Government Board, in reply to a memorial from trades, states that it is-impossible to start relief works for the unemployed. Lord Knutsford states that he will withhold his opinion as to assisted emigration until the Committee repqrts, He remarked that the colonies ai^e hostile to the export of paupers. The Congress of Labor Electoral Associations, representing 30,000 members, is sitting at Hanley. One of the propositions affirmed in discussion is that' labor representatives should be admitted to Parliament. Lord Randolph Churchill concludes a series of criticisms in the " Morning Post," by advising the withdrawal of the Irish Land Purchase Bill after the second reading, if the Parnellites make any desperate resistance, and an appeal to the country in the autumn. Cairo, April 7. Prince Victor has reached here on his way Home, [Chicago, April 8. The Carpenters have struck in obedience to a mandate of the Union Executive. : Zanzibar, April 7. The statement that Emm was to lead an expedition in search of ivory into the interior is confirmed, Brussels, April, 7. T,he Belgian Cabinet proposes to guarantee a Joan qf s,ix millions sterling for the Congo Free State. Berlin, April 7. It is asserted that the Emperor designs to placate France if possible for the purpose of isolating Russia.

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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2396, 9 April 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2396, 9 April 1890