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TELEGRAPHIC HOME AND FOREIGN.

[per press association.]

London, April 11 to 13. The massacre of two Portuguese officers and 150 native soldiers by Makololos in February has been confirmed,

Viscount Deerhurst, who was, adjudicated a bankrupt in February, has made a satisfactory arrangement with his creditors.

By a fire a Baron Rothschild's mansion at "Waddesdon, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, a painting by Gainsborough, valued at ,£IO,OOO, was destroyed.

The opening of the new town of Tipperary, occasioned by the evictions from Mr Smith Barry's estate, .took place to-day amidst great enthusiasm. The ceremony was performed by Messrs M. Davitt and O'Brien. . The old town of Tipperary is now practically deserted.

The " Economist" advises investor^ tq show above the ordinary amount of caution in dealing with the Victorian loan. It declares that unless financial ability is introduced intq the Victorian Treasury, political jobbery checked, and Parliament insists, on deriving more from the lands than loans, the colonial taxpayers and .English investors will suffer.

Mozaiibique, April 12. Local dealers have tteen forbidden by the Portuguese, a\ithoritie,s to supply provisions to British war ships,. April 12, Dr Parke declares that the injury received to the eyes by Emm Pasha is incurable, and cataract will produce blindness at the expiration of a year.

Pekin, April 12. Thj3 Marquis, Tser^g, late E,nvo.y Extraordinary and Minister, PJejiipotentiary from the Court of Bekin to the Court of 'St. James, died to-day, aged fifty-three.

\'! rAS,Hi|{QTO 1 jf, April 11 The House of Bepresentatives has to a large extent curtailed the scheme favorably reported on by the Naval Committee of the' Senate for largely increasing the navy X)^ the United States. *

ißißLjif, April 13 It is considered here that Starjley is a covert foe arid enemy to Germany, and his expedition for the relief K of Emm Pasha is regarded as a disguise $o huge Brjtis.H schenje of commercial annexation of the Equatorial provinces.

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TELEGRAPHIC HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2400, 14 April 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2400, 14 April 1890

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