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News Via 'Frisco

■■ i . ... —. „ » . wi :- -■ :i ;> A photographer,named Vereezf residing ■; C in Vienna, has succeedediri photographing k'-.' ■ in natural colors. _, ' ;'-.'""§ The King of the Bel^an^'Twal.-in. London ■;,'. }' on March 29fch raising mbney?f6i? his pet ; , '■': canal., scheme to'make Brussels a sea- ; port. '■;.?..„/ , »,. ,!'\ 1 " An alliance, offensive ancTdefensive, has V ; been formed against the Italian' Premier •; Crispi in the Italian Chambers which' \ ? llirc<uuiis his overthrow, 'sUt '. -*'':i'] The older British Cavalry officers are -*•;} aghast at the probable, introduction of the : : lance as a general weapon dJE tShe mounted ; ;, service. 4 They learning the new drill. ■ ■ : •> J. -S. Cadall; County Treasurer of ? Bublin, was robbed and murdered on the ti; road' between his countlry^seat and his. .- home on April. Ist. There was no clue to ' :> the criminals. 1 ■ "''■'■ -i! - "M iktA'd t , ' ,•; The Xondon police made a demand on > April sth for shorter hours and an in- ; :i crease,of pay.. The demand was accoiri- *' paniedbya threatof a^geheral strike unless 1,-j.i, „-n , ,: ; .,-,V |i:ri4 y-flre agreed to..' ''■;ii'.: Iliirlx-n. lti»iuarck married Miss yon Carlotti Benthen. jon. r March Slat. ~'':'f :« She is the same: person' with,)iwhom his ' relations caused a scandal m ine years ago in BerUn, an J,'brought a^bout her. , divorce. • '"''^; r^ ;*• „ ' -■?/_' , There is , great distress' : * among the! ;, laboring population o^M|lan"./' Thousands ' of idle men paraded the streets 6n March 24th, with red nags and hands of music, accompanied byjbhe^^ftjesjfcnd children. : :) At Patama, Crete, on Sunday, March > ,; 22nd, a.priest, was dragged from the j pulpit by a mob and., paraded through the street amid cheers and laughter. In the same place sixty^fqur^^flKgera are';;; starving in prison." ';,;' :'J''.^m . A desperate encounter^totoK place on ; i .board a. German'; steamet^t Chofoo on " April"7th, between, the,.Bhi|»*s crew and, 250 coolies. The latter attempted to burn : '■' the. steamer v and_murder_ the officers. ■ Thirteen, coolies were'"XDle3nsefore the ' mutiny wds suppressed!.'. 0 . . Some rich American^iadies visiting. 1 Eome and on a shopping excursion there „ ,■ on March 27th were taken to the police > i station by gendarmes, on the complaint ■ = of a storekeeper who had missed some > - valuables. Their 'countrymen in the city :. are raising a great disturbance about the -, ' affair, notwithstanding. t^hat the store- . keeper has apologised. l' • ' .'; The fog signal at the famous Bell Rock -_ Lighthouse,, off the east coast of Scotland, exploded on the night of April 6th. The dome was shattered by the explosion, and the light extUiguishedior^the first time since:the house-was built in 18H. ■■'■■ AAfter the explosion a passing* steamer': "; had a narrow escape frombeing^wrecked, „ / owing to the light.being Out. ■',",'; ' " > On opening an ancient tomb,'on March . ; 15th, in the south wall of Canterbury . '-, Cathedral,, the remains of Cardinal ;.,;, Haughton, who died 1223, were found:.';"* undisturbed in a/stone co^Sn.f Kot 0n1y,./ /i; were the features ,distinguishable,, but;*■[ -ij beautiful and. unique of Epis- ' ; copal vestments, vmdih^ ring/.itaff, mitre, chalice, and, paten, was obtained. The articles have been placed.,among the- " treasures of the Cathedral-Library. ',) News from Rome of March sajs^V the Pope would consent" to act as a - mediator, throiish whom the simultaneous disarmameii' of i 1!'! European nations might V.o hr.-.u^rf ".Vnotst. He holds that the < \i'"« •:"i! i • ll:(.' -irwu iirinit's. which are dv.iini!:-.' ii: wrilrli of Kuropc, and ; inflicting greab sullering on the toiling masses, is anti-Christian. ' The. Pontiff also desires to head the world-wide reform demanded by organised labor.

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News Via 'Frisco, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2414, 30 April 1890

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News Via 'Frisco Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2414, 30 April 1890

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