TELEGRAPHIC. HOME AND FOREIGN.
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London, April 21. Application Avas made for a re-trial in the breach of promise action against Sir George Elliot. The Orient Company's s.s. Liguria was in collision in the Mediterranean, and sustained some slight damage. She put into Gibraltar for repairs. The name of the other vessel is no,t known, Pretobia, April 22. The rioters at Johannesburg were let off with light fines or aoquitted. Pakis, April 21. The Portuguese and Italian fleets escort the President to Ajaccio, in Corsica. An Anti-Semitic agitation has been set on foot in France. The Rothschilds are specially denounced, . Parisian workmen intend to signalise the labor demonstration by proceeding to the Chamber of Deputies and demanding eight hours a day. La Liberte says the position of England in Egypt is similar to that of France in Tunis, and it is absurd to press for the evacuation of the country. . : • '. * ■ ■
St. Petersburg, April 21. It is understood that "the Czarewitch has been betrottied to Princess Helen of Montenegro..
Berli^, April,2l. The strike of spinners arid 'weavers at Mulhausen, near Basle, has thrown seventeen thousand people out of employment.
Bismarck becomes a candidate for a seat in the Reichstag. The Emperor will shortly pay a visit to the Chancellor at Fricdrichsruhe, Plessen.
The German naval .attache accused of buying plans from a Russian officer at Cronstadt is about to bring libel actions against the newspapers which published the report.
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TELEGRAPHIC. HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2408, 23 April 1890
TELEGRAPHIC. HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2408, 23 April 1890
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