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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[per press association.]

London, April 33,

The Privy Council has dismissed the appeal in the case of Shaw, Savilie, and Co. v Timaru Harbor Board. The Rev John Thompson has been appointed Moderator of the Presbyterian- Church of England. For the past seventeen years Mr Thompson has had charge of "Westmoreland Church, Newcastle on Tyne, and his book on "St Peter" is well known.

Berlin,- April 30.

Arrangements are being made for the abolition of the passport system in Alsace.

Athens, Anril 30. ':

Martial law, which was recently proclaimed in the island of Crete, has been abolished.

Zanzibar, May 1.

Mwanga has placed Uganda exclusively within, the influence of the British East Africa Company.

Paris, April 30.

The latest news from Dahomej^s to the effect that the town of Whyda\ has been shelled by the French.

London, April 3Q,

A Ceylon three and a half per gent loan of £450,0.00 is advertised. The niinimum is fixed at 93. Lord Salisbury has informed Turkey that it' is impossible to hasten the evacuation of Egypt. Dr Barry, _ speaking at a dinner given to King's College^ said his experience in Australia had been a very bitter one, and he found the j people to be very crude. Messrs Penny and Hegman, a, firm in Blenheim, Few Zealand, have made a present of a quantity of frozen mutton and butter to Sir H. A. Isaacs, Iprd Mayor of London. $fr Gibson, the patentee of a looomqtiv.e, Jink, motion, has sailed for. Melbourne, where he expects that his i patent will recefve a fair trial. A] syndicate has already guaranteed that J the patent 'Khali be tried on the Vie-

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2419, 2 May 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2419, 2 May 1890

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