HOME.AND FOREIGN. [per press association.] London, May 4. . The Asylums Board has requested the Government to enquire whether • frozen meat is wholesome. The loss incurred by the Duchess of Edinburgh through the loss of her ■? jewels turns out to be trifling. ; " France has consented to the converl ~ sion of the Egyptian debt, on condition that the operation shall not be repeated for fifteen years, and that the Powers shall disburse the profits. Berlin, May 5. 1 The betrothal of the Czarewitch to Princess Margaret is again asserted. Sofia, May 4. ■ Major Panitza is being publicly tried for the late conspiracy to dethrone Prince Ferdinand. Paeis, May 4. The Jews hold a meeting at Paris to concert measures for opposing the antiSemitic agitation. St. Petersburg, May 4. The Khan of Merv is to be displaced in favor of a Russian Governor. A stringent system of passports and taxation is to be imposed on foreigners entering- Russia. Austria asserts that the restrictions are a violation of existing treaties. Washington, May 5. Congress has rejected the Copyright , The Senate has requested the President to negotiate with England for the purpose of preventing an influx of Chinese into the United States through Canada. Zanzibar, May 5. The British East African Company , declines to recognise slavery. Herr KLraull and Mr Anderson have begun the work of the delimitation of the English and German spheres in Africa. The two Nyanzas and Uganda .are the disputed points.
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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2422, 6 May 1890
TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2422, 6 May 1890
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