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[per press association.]

London, May 9. In the action O'Brien v Lord Salis.bury, a new trial was refused. The steamer Thessaly jettisoned a thousand carcases of frozen sheep on her voyage from La Plata to Liverpool. . Sir J. Pender and the AgentsGeneral are discussing the cable tariff to the colonies. The report that Stanley is to be knighted is denied. I

The Blue Spur Company are about . to issue five thousand preference shares. Mr Smith will introduce a Bill in the House of Commons to deal with sweating. , Sir J. Fergusson denied that proposals would be made for the permanent occupation of Egypt. O' Brien has given notice of appeal to the House of Lords against the refusal to grant a new trial. Mr A. F. Ohanning, M.P. for Northamptonshire, has given notice of | , his intention to move that the Western Australian Bill shall not come into - operation until the franchise is assimilated to that of the other colonies. The Hon. W. H. Smith announced in the House to-day that Government would accept the abolition of clause 4 in the Western Australia Bill, but intended to retain clause 8, He was at present unable to fix a day on which the measure would be taken. Miss- Cornwall, who lately visited England for the purpose, amongst """bther things, of floating a scheme for building an outer harbor at Adelaide, has received a tender for £650,000. Financiers are ready to provide the necessajry qapital provided it shall not« exceed £700,000, !

Berlin, May 8. The German financers deprecate the increase of the military vote. St Petersburg, May 9. Uneasiness is felt in Russia at the - increase of German armaments. j Paris, May 9. J Twenty thousand of the strikers at Roubaix have resumed work. The French Government is considering the question o£ taxing foreigners. The French Government suggests I international action should be taken to | suppress anarchists. News is. received to the effect that the Dahomeyans are yielding, and have asked that the term of the ultimatum may be extended to Saturday. Washington, May 9. O'Donovan Rossa was fined a hundred dollars for libelling Patrick k Cassidy. ; A lunatic asylum at Chenango has been burned down. Twenty-five ' patients lost their lives.

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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2426, 10 May 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2426, 10 May 1890

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