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London, April, 27,. The Earl of Glasgow is dead. Stanley has gone to Sandringham on a visit to the Prince of Wales.
The Court has allowed the New Zealand Alford Estate Company to write off £24,000 of capital. The Treasury is hostile to the Trustees' Liability Bill, and it is unlikely that Mr Goschen will press' the;measure.
New York,-April 27. v .The carpenters in; Boston are, striking for their hours of labor to be reduced to eight per day. Congress voted 150,000 dollars for the relief of sufferers by the late heavy floods in the Misssisippi. San.Francisco, April 27. A violent shock of earthquake was felt here to-day. Considerable alarm was occasioned but no accidents are reported. New Orleans, April 28. The floods in Louisiana have destroyed one-fifth of the sugar crop. The damage is estimated at 1,000,000 sterling. Paris, April 27. At the municipal elections in Paris the supporters of General Boulanger signally failed. "LaPaix" reasserts that the Em-, 1 pe'roi\William is submitting proposals for a rapprochement with France to President Carnot.
Conclin, an Italian spy, has been sentenced to five years' imprisonment and ordered to pay a fine of 5000 francs for sketching French fortresses. - . Senegal sharpshooters have been despatched to reinforce the French troops in Dahomey. It is probable that the expedition to eifect the subjugation of Dahomey will leave shortly.
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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2413, 29 April 1890
TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2413, 29 April 1890
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