TELEGRAPHIC. HOME AND FOREIGN.
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London, April 25 and 26. In the libel action G. A. Sala, versus Henry Furness, the distinguished caricature artist of Punch, the plaintiff was awarded £5 damages. Succi will conclude his fast of forty days to-morrow. There is no sign of his strength failing and he is likely to accomplish his task. He is being visited by large crowds of people. It is believed in sporting,circles that a trial was held on Wednesday to ■ decide which of Mr White's horses should start for the Derby, and Kirkham is reported to .have put up the better record. . y It is reported, that Colonel Sir Francis De Winton has been appointed Governor of British East iAfrica, and that he starts for Mombas&a immediately. The company is equipping an expedition for the Equatorial provinces. The Australian cricketers arrived to-day all well: After a reception extending over a week at Brussels, Mr Stanley has arrived in England. Both at Dover; and on his arrival hereihe was greeted with enthusiasm. : ' ,' • • "" It is oxp'OK'd ilwil Government will -apply the principle of Mr Parnell's Irish land scheme to districts where landlords ai'e unwilling to sell or tenants to purchase. Mr Parnell declines to accept this, fearing he may be entrapped.
Zanzibar, April 26. The expedition under command of Emm Pasha has started for Lake Tanganyika,. • New Orleans, April/26. At Imperie the floods have been very , severe, , and 5000 people have been rendered destitute. St sb^.eb.sburg, April 25. At Moscow five girls who had identified themselves with the cause of Nihilism, committed suicide in order to avoid arrest. • Paris, April 25. , President Carnot it is stated, has offered the Due d'Orleans his liberty upon certain conditions. A report is in circulation thab the Due d'Orleans will marry Princess Chartres, and that the, ceremony will take place in the prison where the Duke is confined.
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TELEGRAPHIC. HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2412, 28 April 1890
TELEGRAPHIC. HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2412, 28 April 1890
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