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TELEGRAPHIC. HOME AND FOREIGN.

[per press association.] London, April 16 and 17. \ McKay, the African explorer is dead. , The remains of the late Bishop Barry will be buried at Canterbury. It is reported that Stanley will shortly be. appointed Governor of British East Africa, Amy Horton (Mrs Hepburn) has been engaged to appear in a burlesque written by Fergus Hume. Mr T. Sexton, M.P., Lord-Mayor of of Dublin, has returned his surplus salary to the Corporation Treasury. It is understood Sir G. Trevelyan will oppose the Marquis of Hartington for Rossendale at the next general election. ' The "Times" doubts whether the order to abandon the expedition agains, Mpondo will be obeyed by the Portuguese officials. It is stated Germans are bitter at Stanley's repeated attacks on Emm, and that letters, sent to Stanley in Africa have been intercepted. | Succi, the Italian faster, who underi took to fast for forty days, has now I finished thirty days. His strength still keeps up, and he is confident of accomplishing his task. The rumor that O'Sheas action has been settled is denied. Mr Parnell has filed an answer to the allegation making him co-respondent. The hearing of the action. has been fixed for July. „ .-'';' • » A native cashier, of the Chartered ' Bank of India, Australia, and China, • has made large defalcations, and the I Directors of the Bank have placed the I sum of £50,000 to* the credit of the I contingent fund to provide for loss.' j A number of English delegates' from ! members of the House of Commons | have gone over to Ireland to press the i eviction on the Ponsonby estate. j Troops have been massed .to assist the officers of the. law in ejecting the i tenants.' . j In giving evidence before a Com- ! mittee on the Western Australian Bill, j Sir F. iT. Broome would reject the Bill '; if the south-east poi'tion of the ownf*>y j were specially reserved for l.'^'vi emigration purposes. SirA. Campbell concurred in this opinion. The Upper House of the York Convocation, ' on the motion of Bishop Moorhouse, instructed the, clergy to encourage Boards' of Conciliation for the settlement of industrial disputes and' the' extension of co-operative production. The Lower House protested against the Divorce Act, and expressed sympathy with the clergy. Capetown, April 16. The Capetown Press considers the retention of Swaziland a slap in the face to Sir H. Loch. , . Vienna, .April 16. ..* Princess Valeric, the youngest child of the Emperor of Austria, is to be married to Archduke Francis in July. Washington, April 16 Consideration of schemes for a PanAmerican Bank and Railway have been deferred, and the Conference closed. The State of Virginia has legalised prize fights within its boundaries, much to the indignation of other sections of the country. Paris, April 16. President Carnot has started on a tour to Toulon and through Corsica. It is stated that at the time of the Schnaebele incident in April, 1887, a female spy stole Boulanger's plans, which he had drawn up in the event of i that official's arrest leading to an outbreak 'of war with Germany.' Messrs Tigrans and Palmer, Financial Advisers to the Egyptian Government, who were recently appointed by the Khedive delegates to the French Government, have had a favorable interview with M. ISTibot, Minister of Foreign Affairs, relative to the conversion scheme.

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TELEGRAPHIC. HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 6552, 18 April 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC. HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 6552, 18 April 1890

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