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TELEGRAPHIC.

HOME AND FOREIGN.. [PER, PIIESS ASSOCIATION.] London, April 28. The appointment of Sir Francis de ( "VVinton as Governor of British East* Africa is confirmed. A meeting of Australian colonists and merchants will 'be , held next I month, when resolutions in. support of Colonial Federation will be submitted.' In the House of Commons Mr J. Chamberlain advocated that the control of land purchase in Ireland should be placed in the hands of County Councils. The sailors on the Shaw, Savill and Albion Company's steamers have struck demanding 48 hours as a week's work while the steamers are in harbor. Thei New Zealand Shipping Company has conceded the demand. Rome, April 28. A diplomatic rupture between Italy and Brazil is expected,, o.wing to .the, action of the latter in stopping immigration. • ' Paius, April 28. The King of Dahomey complains that the French troops attacked him without first declaring war. He states that lie will not harm the French prisoners whom he captured in January last, but that h,e will hold them as hostages until peace is declared be-' tween his country and France^ '

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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2414, 30 April 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2414, 30 April 1890

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